Restaurant Stage: The Perfectionists' Cafe

Restaurant Stage: The Perfectionists' Cafe

A 3am start at Heston Blumenthal's restaurant at London Heathrow Terminal 2. The Perfectionist Cafe proudly serves, quite literally, the best of British in quite extraordinary surroundings - but could we get past the immense security..?

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Restaurant Stage: Hof van Cleve - Three Michelin Stars

Restaurant Stage: Hof van Cleve - Three Michelin Stars

Way of the Chef travels to Belgium to join up with Peter Goossens and his brigade at the three Michelin starred Hof van Cleve, named the 50th best restaurant in the world in 2017.

Could our stagiaire follow in the footsteps of 2014 Roux Scholar Tom Barnes and be accepted in this world class kitchen?

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Restaurant Stage: Sketch - Two Michelin Stars

Restaurant Stage: Sketch - Two Michelin Stars

Pierre Gagnaire's two star restaurant, Sketch, is one of the best in London. The language spoken in the kitchen is primarily French and the chefs there have very high expectations of not only each other but also of new faces.

Would we be accepted after a five day stage? 

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Parlour: Meet the Willy Wonka of Kensal

Parlour: Meet the Willy Wonka of Kensal

Jesse Dunford-Wood presides over one of the coolest spots in North London. There's never a dull moment in his kitchen, with all sorts of unique creations flying off to diners. From a Dandy meat pie, to his extraordinary final dessert for the chef's table - Parlour is certainly one for the curious chef. 

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