Leading chefs have slammed “no shows” after encountering dozens of guests booked and failed to turn up for dinner. Michelin-starred personalities Paul Ainsworth and Tom Kerridge have led the charge after reopening post-lockdown and taking down hundreds of reservations for their restaurants. Paul and Emma Ainsworth said they were left “shocked” and “disappointed” after 27 […]

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Chef Tom Kerridge, known for the Hand and Flowers pub-restaurant, cookbooks and broadcasting, is coming to London. Kerridge’s Bar & Grill at the Corinthia Hotel will open in September 2018. It will be a ‘relaxed, brasserie-style dining room’, an announcement sent to Harden’s says, and will feature an adjacent all-day bar. It’s safe to say the arrival […]

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Gary Usher, the king of Kickstarter chefs, is chasing his third round of crowdfunding to launch the fourth restaurant of his northwestern empire – with fellow chefs led by Tom Kerridge (pictured) rallying to help. Usher needs pledges totalling £200,000 – significantly more than in his first two campaigns – by June 8 in order to proceed with his planned restaurant Wreckfish in Liverpool. […]

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Rick Stein is guest chef at the first outdoor season from the Pop-Up Picture Company, the film-and-food project co-founded by Tom Kerridge, which pitches camp in the grounds of Cliveden House in Berkshire and Chewton Glen in Hampshire this summer. Kerridge launched the pop-up with three friends in the lead-up to last Christmas, serving set meals accompanied by a season of classic and […]

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Tom Kerridge is hosting a week of dinners with the pick of West Country chefs at his new private-dining space The Shed, almost next door to his Marlow pub the Hand & Flowers, in the last week of March. The Gloucestershire-born chef has lined up Peter Sanchez of Casamia in Bristol (Monday  March 27), Michael […]

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