Alfred Prasad is credited with elevating the reputation of British Indian food with his delicate treatment of fresh, seasonal produce. Becoming the youngest Indian chef to receive a Michelin star at the age of 29, he retained this accolade at Tamarind for twelve years.
The Good Food Guide has listed his Cumbrian restaurant L'Enclume as the best in the UK for the fourth year running and his culinary empire is going from strength to strength. It's clear Simon Rogan is one of the most talented chefs of his generation.
We sat down with the legendary Pierre Koffmann at his Knightsbridge restaurant Koffmann's at The Berkeley to talk about his illustrious career, what makes a good chef and how London's restaurant scene has changed over the years.