Table Talk – Friday 8th December

Chefs

Bit of a chef’s special in this week’s Table Talk, as we look to Birmingham and Worcester for the latest moves and news.

After two years as head chef, Nathan Eades is leaving Michelin-starred Simpsons this weekend. Nathan is off from Birmingham to a lead the brigade at The Wild Rabbit Inn, a pub in the Cotswolds.

Congratulations to Louisa Ellis for securing a place in Masterchef: The Professionals 2017 semi finals. At only 22 Louisa is the only female chef in this stage of the competition. By day Louisa is the senior chef de partie at The Wilderness in Birmingham.

The Crown Inn in Worcester has appointed Chris Monk as the pub’s new head chef. Formerly of Le Champignon Sauvage, Chris has introduced a new seasonal a la carte menu that Birmingham blogger Meat and One Veg rated highly.