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Quick Bite with Simon Gregory, Executive Chef, Bluebird Restaurants
The Woods Foodservice Quick Bite series is a 10-second download from a top UK chef sharing what’s on their plate. This week Simon Gregory, Executive Chef, Bluebird Restaurants, spoke to us about the high points in his career, his inspirations and predictions for the next top food trends. What would you say [...]
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Quick Bite with Michael Bremner
Acclaimed chef Michael Bremner, of Murmur and 64°, leads us on his culinary journey, touching on the food, inspirations and ambitions that have led him from leaving school in Aberdeenshire to opening two celebrated restaurants in Brighton. What would you say is the most defining moment in your career? There [...]
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Quick Bite with Ollie Dabbous
The Woods Foodservice Quick Bite series is a 10-second download from a top UK chef sharing what's on their plate. This week Ollie Dabbous, Executive Chef and owner at Hide, the critically acclaimed Mayfair restaurant, spoke to Woods Foodservice about what inspires his love of food. What would you say is [...]
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Quick Bite with Rasheed Shahin
The Woods Foodservice Quick Bite series is a 10-second download from a top UK chef sharing what’s on their plate. This week Rasheed Shahin, Head Chef for restaurant group Open House London Ltd, spoke to us about the high points in his career, his inspirations and predictions for the next top food [...]
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The Next Hottest Trend
It may seem a slightly archaic technique but cooking with fire is on the rise in UK restaurants. Chef’s around the country, including Austin Latimer, Director of Food at Barworks, (who we recently interviewed for our blog) have turned to naked flames and smoke as a cooking technique, or believe [...]
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Are You Carnival Ready?
On every August Bank Holiday since 1966, the streets of Notting Hill have become a hive of joyous activity, smells and colour to celebrate the British West Indian community. If you, like one million others, plan on visiting Notting Hill Carnival this year you’re going to need some fuel to [...]
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