22 January 2020 by Katherine Price Chef Tom Aikens has closed Tom's Kitchen restaurant in Chelsea, blaming challenging market conditions, and staff and skills shortages. He said: "I believe this [Muse] is a restaurant that responds to both the opportunities and challenges of today's restaurant industry and also makes sense for me professionally, after having decided to pause the fine dining offering five years ago.". Send resume and links to previously published works with the subject heading: "#contributors". If you didn’t know about…, A relaxing Swedish retreat designed with one open-plan room and floor-to-ceiling windows. Tom Aikens is undoubtedly one of the UK’s most talented chefs.

The revamp was met with a mixed reaction from critics. Along with the bread, the simplest extras are the standouts. I have a cup of coffee and if it's a nice day, I walk to work. Note: Tom Aikens closed his Chelsea restaurant in January 2014. Please express your area of interest, include two writing samples and social media profiles.
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For the restaurant he founded, see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "I feel a complete s**t leaving my creditors £1m out of pocket", "Tom Aikens leaves a sour taste in the mouth", "Tom Aikens – a chef back from the brink", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tom_Aikens&oldid=982322110, Head chefs of Michelin starred restaurants, Articles with a promotional tone from May 2015, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2013, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 7 October 2020, at 12:53. Tom Aikens' eponymous restaurant in Chelsea re-opened to much critical acclaim in 2012. She's immune to foodie hyperbole, and likes nothing better than a toasted bagel and a cup of tea but – crucially – she understands fashion in a way I never will. Aikens's reputation was secured when he launched his first restaurant in Chelsea in 2003. He expanded, crashed and burned, got new backing, then entirely reinvented his menu and the room it's served in. But while fine dining may be out at the moment for the chef, he is still opening more of his casual eateries with another Tom's Kitchen planned for St Katharine Docks in May. People around the country are infatuated with…, A creative hotel concept. What is adventure?
3rd Floor, 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0AU. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Tom Aikens first opened in 2003, located on Elystan Street in Chelsea, London, it was awarded its first Michelin star merely a year later and well known for its imaginative and intricate take on French cuisine. Aikens was one of the four Iron Chefs in Iron Chef UK on Channel 4 television. To learn more about our use of cookies and our approach to data privacy, please see our, Musette is now delivery during lockdown 2.0, THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY GIVES BACK DURING COVID-19, Be the first to exclusively experience MUSE, Social Sunday in Aid of Hospitality Action. Tom Aikens (born 1970) is an English Michelin star winning head chef. Located in the…, A spectacular guest suite imagined for a beach retreat in Odessa, Ukraine. Aikens' second restaurant, the brasserie-style "Tom’s Kitchen", opened in Chelsea in 2006.

It serves food that is the height of fashion, but will Tom Aikens pique interest – or anger? Awarded two Michelin stars by the age of 26, he has consistently been tipped as one of the hottest and most talented chefs cooking today. Call me a Philistine, but I'd have been happy with the coarse Hessian sack of rolls (including a fab semolina bread) and the three butters, of which bacon and onion is ace. The revamp was met with a mixed reaction from critics. It's served on a wibbly-wobbly plate, though. The restaurant had opened in 2003 and was awarded its first Michelin star in 2004. Aikens continues to run Pots, Pans and Boards in Dubai and three outlets at the Abu Dhabi Edition, and is opening a restaurant and deli in Doha opening later this year. Aikens has written three books; Cooking (2006), Fish (2008), and Easy (2011), and has collaborated with designer David Linley on a range of kitchenware. To develop his cooking skills, Aikens enrolled at the Norwich City College Hotel School. The meal finishes with a vintage tea caddy stuffed with miniature chocolate bars and candies. Restaurant Frantzen hosted this charity dinner for The Swedish Child Diabetes Foundation with seven top guests chefs including myself, Mikael Jönsson of Hedone, Andreas Caminada from Schloss Schauenstein. We are recruiting writers with expertise in our main categories: design, architecture, interior design, lifestyle, art and fashion. And this restaurant is all about fashion.