Debuting some of London's rising stars and burgeoning culinary talent, we have opened the doors of Mortimer House for an intimate Guest Chef series, featuring a rotating selection of guest chefs and menu takeovers for diners in Fitzrovia. By reservation only, the series is designed to showcase the unique voices and talent accross the international food circuit, taking guests on culinary journeys accross the globe.
Luciana Berry February 2020
We were delighted to welcome acclaimed Brazilian chef and MasterChef Professionals finalist, Luciana Berry, for our February Guest Chef Residency. Luciana brought Brazil to Fitzrovia, with a 6 course menu guiding diners through the bold flavours, techniques and heritage of Brazilian cooking. For those who missed it, Luciana has shared a recipe with us which you can try for yourselves at home.
January 2020 Supa Ya Ramen
Luke Findlay of Supa Ya Ramen brought his much loved East London supper club to Mortimer House for just 6 nights. Luke served up his signature 'traditionally inauthentic' ramen in the intimate surrounds of our 10 seat Kitchen Table. If you missed out this time fear not, he is soon to be found at a permanent residence in Hackney.
November 2019 Zoe Adjonyoh
In November we were thrilled to welcome acclaimed chef Zoe Adjonyoh to Mortimer House. A leader in the African food revolution, Zoe’s journey began when she dragged her two ring table top stove outside her flat in Hackney to cook up a huge pot of peanut butter stew. Her food was met with such enthusiasm that it planted the seed for what would eventually become Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen. Zoe brought her much-loved supper club and now infamous 'Goat & Groundnut' peanut butter stew to the fifth floor for a delicious four week run.
September 2019 Luke Selby
In September we were joined by one of Britain’s most exciting up-and-coming chefs, former Head Chef of Michelin starred Hide and Dabbous, and a winner of the BBC’s Great British Menu Luke Selby. Along with his two brothers Nathaniel and Theo, Luke impressed with a menu in his naturally refined style, including his winning dish - Roasted native lobster, fennel, smoked butter sauce. Tempura claw and ponzu – from the show.
June/July 2019 Oli Brown
A rising star of the London food scene Oli Brown became our second Guest Chef residency, following a two year run at Pop Brixton. Oli earned his stripes at the Continental Hong Kong where he dreamt up the idea of a modern Cantonese canteen, a contemporary take on the traditional roast meat shops that line the streets of Hong Kong – Duck Duck Goose.
May 2019 Elizabeth Haigh
The opening act of our Guest Chef Series, a chef who garnered a Michelin star among her many accolades, none other than Elizabeth Haigh. From MasterChef contestant to Head Chef at acclaimed Michelin star restaurant Pidgin and founder of Kaizen House, it is safe to she has taken the London food scene by storm, you can now find Elizabeth at her Singaporean counter restaurant in Borough Market.