Get to know me better
I am a ex Michelin starred chad and specialise in fine dining, both European and Asian
I am a fine dining chef, who has been cooking in Michelin starred establishments since I was 17 years old, starting in France, I then moved back to England, working at such establishments as chez nico 90 park lane, Chewton Glen, L’ortolan and La Becasse.
At 30 I became a head chef and earned a Michelin star at 32, retaining until I left in 2016, holding for 3 years, I then moved to Brighton, working at the Pass Restaurant in Horsham until the start of the year
For me, cooking is...
About giving people an experience that they will never forget
I learned to cook at...
Auberge de novels: 1 star Le Grande Hotel de Lion D’or : 2 star Chez Nico 90 Park Lane: 3 star Chewton Glen : 1 star L’ortoln: 1 star La Becasse 1
A role model in the kitchen is...
Ferran Adria he is the greatest chef in our lifetime
A cooking secret...
Being artistic as well as treating every ingredient in its own very special way
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 Brighton. Simply tell me what you're craving!
Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services in Brighton.
Hire me as a culinary consultant in Brighton to help you with your restaurant.
Book your experience with Ian Swainson Ian
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