Interview with Executive Chef Valerio Pachetti

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The word eclectic might have been invented for Chef Valerio Pachetti. With Colombian, Italian and German heritage, as well as a resume full of international luxury hotels in Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Brazil, Chef Pachetti certainly has a varied culinary palette (and, presumably, palate) with which to create his epic fusion cuisine. We managed to... Read more »

Interview with Chef Rick Bayless

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Most people know Rick Bayless from winning the title of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, beating out the French and Italian with his authentic Mexican cuisine. His highly rated Public Television Series, Mexico–One Plate at a Time, is in its ninth season and is broadcast coast to coast. In 2012, Rick was nominated for a Daytime... Read more »

Chef Kerry Simon

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Kerry Simon is an American celebrity chef and restaurateur based in Las Vegas. Simon is also known by the moniker "Rock n' Roll Chef", given to him by Rolling Stone Magazine. He is the executive chef and proprietor at his namesake restaurant "Simon" at Palms Place in Las Vegas. His other restaurants include Simon LA in Los... Read more »

Atul Kochhar

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Atul Kochhar is one of the most instantly recognisable Chef’s in the UK, if not globally, and was the first ever Indian Chef to receive a Michelin Star whilst at Tamarind.  He later went on to open the world renowned Benares, which now holds two Michelin stars.  He also owns Ananda and Sindhu Restaurants.  Sindhu... Read more »

William Drabble

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After working in some of the UK's most influential kitchens, William Drabble is now Executive Chef of Seven Park Place, known for its menu of seasonal, quality ingredients that show an honest passion for food. In 2011, the restaurant, at St James Hotel in Mayfair, was awarded a Michelin star, the third restaurant to be awarded the accolade under Chef... Read more »

Heinz Beck

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After a delightful meal at Apsleys, Heinz Beck kindly spent some time answering some questions about himself, his restaurant and his food. Why and how did you become a chef? When I was younger I always dreamed of being an artist, my father however had other ideas and rather I studied Economics or something similar. ... Read more »