Chef Maria Salud Hellin Rico – Interview Maria’s journey developing as a Chef has been an incredible one. Having been a chef for over 12 years, starting out in Spain, Maria came to Brighton 5 years ago and started her working journey here as a waitress. After impressing with her extensive cookery knowledge, Maria worked her…

Polpo Brighton – Chef interview During another beautiful day in Brighton we had the pleasure of catching up with executive chef James Brown at Polpo Brighton on New Road. We spoke about everything from his favourite cookbook to his dream celeb dinner date. Here are some of the highlights from our chat.  Traditional cooking…

Meet Jai from Brighton’s Oui Chef Hi. My name’s Jay Foster aka ‘Jai’. I was born and raised in Brighton and have been running Oui Chef Recruitment from early 2016. Since then I’ve helped a vast amount of people find work, as well as finding chefs/ KP’s for kitchens in and around Brighton, all the while…

Award winning Tropical Sushi. Tropical Sushi is the first Latín – Japanese restaurant in Brighton and are winners of this years Brighton Restaurant Awards Best Budget Bites. Here we meet the team behind Tropical Sushi and find out what it means to be crowned Brighton Budget Bites in 2018. How did the fusion of Japanese…

RB note We spoke to Douglas when Silo Brighton was 3 years old. He has since relocated to London. It was a pleasure having his zero-waste approach in our city. Here’s a link to more chef interviews on Restaurants Brighton. One of the UK’s leading food innovators Few chefs get into cooking with a desire…

An Interview with Alun Sperring Head Chef, The Chilli Pickle, Brighton Alun Sperring has been a chef for 27 years and 15 of those he spent working in great restaurants and hotels overseas in places such as Dubai, Australia, Bermuda, America, Switzerland and on the famous now retired cruise ship the ‘QE2’, but his true…

A big fish in Brighton’s restaurant scene Duncan Ray is the head, and only, chef and owner of The Little Fish Market in Hove. He has been steadily establishing the restaurant over the past four years, often going unnoticed in the city, but making waves within the food scene. The Little Fish Market is the…

Head chef & director at Petit Pois – David Roy Here we meet David, ex Riddle and Finns Head Chef who has now partnered with his wife, Ivana to realise their dream of opening their own French restaurant in Brighton, Petit Pois. David comes from French town called Royan, which is located on the Atlantic coast,…

Chef John Reed Please note: At the time of this interview John was chef at Senor Buddha Brighton, a venue which has since closed down. In a city where there are so many restaurants vying for your attention you need something special to make you stand out from the crowd.  One restaurant that has successfully,…

Meeting Matt Ottley from the Salt Room Matt Ottley is the bar manager at The Salt Room on Brighton’s seafront, a modern restaurant located underneath the Hilton hotel offering tasty seafood and delicious cocktails. Find out what makes Matt tick… What do you do and how do you describe your job? My passion is service and…