Hrishikesh Desai

Hrishikesh Desai

One of the very few chefs to win both the Roux scholarship and National Chef of the Year, Hrishikesh Desai’s distinct style of cookery, blending classical technique with spicing that harks back to his Indian heritage, has seen him win Michelin stars at multiple restaurants. In his current position as chef patron at Farlam Hall, he’s cemented himself as one of the biggest talents of the North West’s food scene. 



Florence Mae Magnaloc

Florence Mae Magnaloc was at university when she opened her Filipino ice cream parlour Mamasons. Today, she also heads up bakery Panadera and restaurant Donia, where she cooks her take on Filipino classics.


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Stuart Deeley

Chef Stuart Deeley cooked in some of Birmingham’s best kitchens before making a name for himself as the winner of MasterChef: The Professionals 2019. Today, he celebrates hearty, unpretentious cooking at his restaurant Smoke.



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