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Josh Niland’s “fish & bits” recipe with John Dory

Recipe: Roasted John Dory & Fennel Juices Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Skills needed: moderate – hard Serves: 4 For the Fennel 500g Fennel 2 x John Dory Frames 125ml Extra virgin olive oil 125g butter 350ml white wine 1 pinch maldon sea salt 280ml verjuice 100ml chardonnay vinegar Instructions: Preheat oven to 185 […]

Peter Doyle: slicing veggies, scars & 40 years in the industry

Written by Dominic Rolfe It’s unlikely Peter Doyle will forget his first moments as a chef. If he ever does, all he needs to do is peer down at his index finger. When the new apprentice landed a job at the Argyle Tavern in 1972, after shopping himself around for two weeks, his head chef […]

top tips from our past young restaurateurs

Some of our past Young Restaurateur winners and finalists share their top tips for the applying; Allow plenty of time The application form is your chance to make an impression on some of the industry’s most influential people, so don’t leave it to the last minute. Do a draft Don’t try to complete the application […]