The finalists have gotten off to an amazing start! Unbelievable food! Book now to meet and enjoy the menus of the most exciting young chef talents in the UK today!
Each of the finalists will be hosting a ‘Pop Up’ night at our Raw Restaurant in M Victoria St over the next two weeks…
YOU ARE THE JUDGE!
All diners join celebrity chefs including Adam Handling, Claudio Cardoso and Michael Wignall in scoring each finalist’s menu to see who wins a residency at M, a trip to Reims and the title of M & Bookatable by Michelin ‘Young Chef of the Year UK 2018’ in association with Champagne Pommery, sponsored by Collins King Associates & Foodism.
Could this be the best value menu in London in July? We think so! It’s also a chance to support the next generation of super-star chefs! See the line up of the last 6 Young Chef Finalists and book below…
DAN ANDREE – THE CURLEW RESTAURANT
Tuesday, 3rd July
From the best restaurant in ‘More London’ Jamie will be kicking off the finals on Tuesday, with dishes such as coal-roasted scallops, spring lamb with wild garlic and strawberries, with crème fraiche and Sichuan peppers.BOOK HERE
OLLIE FITTON – THE RYEBECK HOTEL
Thursday, 12th July
All the way from the acclaimed Ryebeck in the Lake District is amazing Ollie! The highlight of his menu must be the epic sounding (and tasting) wood pigeon breast, black pudding, mashed potato, Grelot onions, asparagus and cabernet jus!BOOK HERE
ADEBAYO FOLARIN – OPERA TAVERN
Friday, 13th July
The Opera Tavern is part of the multi-award winning ‘Salt Yard’ group of restaurants. Adebayo’s menu is utterly divine and includes a delicate open pasta with spinach and goats cheese balls, plus a pan-fried sea trout with fennel, nettle veloute, samphire, radish and orange caviar.BOOK HERE
AARON ASHMORE – CLARETTE
Saturday, 14th July
Aaron works at the Mayfair hotspot Clarette! Enjoy vanilla and rosemary soused heritage tomatoes and a 48-hour cooked short rib with truffles, plus two more courses and a glass of Pommery!BOOK HERE
HAMISH PEARCE – PIDGIN
Tuesday, 17th July
Pidgin is in ‘trendy Hackney’ and won the highly prestigious ‘Observer Food Monthly’ Best Restaurant 2017! Amongst handsome Hamish’s four-course splendour you can enjoy monkfish ceviche with kiwi, elderflower and gooseberry and venison with green gazpacho, new potato sauce, onion and chard.BOOK HERE
WOIJCECH OKONSKI – M
Wednesday, 18th July
Big blonde Woijcech is an amazing talent which we are delighted is currently Sous Chef in M Threadneedle St. His menu includes Dover Sole with muscat, samphire, pomegranate, wild garlic foam plus a strawberry ‘heaven’ dessert seems a mighty fine way to finish the finalists pop ups! We will let you know who wins!BOOK HERE