Ben has extensive experience in a variety of restaurant and food environments. He has originated and led food concepts and teams to open four highly successful central London establishments. In addition to running restaurants, Ben has acted as a partner/chef consultant for new restaurant groups, led and managed outside catering operations and festival restaurants, consulted on bespoke high end private dining requirements, and taught at some of the country's leading cookery schools . Ben is happy to discuss any ideas or requirements you might have and can offer advice and creative input, drawing on his wealth of knowledge and experience from the past 22 years.
Current and recent work
Summer 2017 Ben worked with Burger & lobster as a consultant- looking at the quality of their food offering and to create some new dishes for the group and also helping the company relaunch their Burger and Lobster on Threadneedle street in the City of London. Bens brief was to create new dishes for the menu including a new signature lobster dish.
Ben currently consults for Oliver Peyton Peyton & Byrne groups as creative director overseeing the food offering across the group including the National cafe and dining rooms at the National Gallery and the Royal academy of arts. Ben works closely with Oliver on direction, events, menus and everything else in between. Ben worked for Oliver Peyton many years ago at Coast, Atlantic and Mash and Air.