Get to know me better
i am devoted to my trade and treating the produce with the respect it deserves.
I am a professional chef of 11 years in which I have worked mainly at a 2 rosette+ standard and Michelin level. I specialise mainly in fine dining and have been a head chef for 4 years and gained personal accolades and restaurant accolades in this time. I was Great British Masterchef of the Year 2016 & Game chef of the year finalist 2020. I currently run a large restaurant in Essex as well as my own supper club in Hertfordshire.
For me, cooking is...
A place where I found myself at home and in my element. I love the fact that I can never stop learning whilst in this job.
I learned to cook at...
I studied for 3 years at Oaklands college stable restaurant whilst honing my skills in Auberge du lac and St. Michaels Manor Hotel.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Christian Puglisi, he makes the ingredients sing and believes highly in local sustainable cookery whilst also focusing on old classics.
A cooking secret...
It sounds cliché but fresh and local when possible. Treat the product with the deserve it respects and don't try to overcomplicate the food.
As a professional Chef, I offer the following services
I can create a menu based on your preferences to enjoy in the comfort of your home in St Albans. Simply tell me what you're craving!
I can provide catering services in St Albans for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and more.
Book your experience with Harry Lumsdon Harry
Specify the details of your requests and our Chefs will send you a customised menu.