Stefan Chomka

Stefan Chomka is editor of Restaurant magazine, a title for which he has worked since 2008. His specialist fields include food, eating, restaurants, eating, culinary trends, lunch, chefs, dinner and eating and he has an expanding waistline and cholesterol score to prove it.

Contact info

Tel:
+44 (0)1293 610 233
Email:
Stefan.Chomka@wrbm.com
  • Jeremy King
    News

    Corbin & King launches drive to employ more over-50s

    2018-09-11T08:32:00

    Restaurant group Corbin & King has launched an initiative to employ more people over the age of 50 in a move that it believes will create a better and more diverse workforce.

  • News

    Bundobust eyes investment; set for Liverpool

    2017-12-01T16:23:00

    Bundobust is started talks regarding taking on new investment, as it gears up to secure a site in Liverpool

  • Santa Maria Pizzeria
    Opinion

    The pizza perfectionists

    2017-11-27T07:33:00

    Neapolitan pizza player Santa Maria opens its third restaurant later this month – but don’t expect to see one on every street corner any time soon. Stefan Chomka reports

  • News

    Erskine to launch Pure Filth concept

    2017-11-15T07:48:00

    Chef Gizzi Erskine and nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson are set to launch healthy vegetarian burger restaurant Pure Filth early next year

  • News

    Yorkshire pub named world’s best restaurant

    2017-10-12T08:37:13.470

    The Black Swan at Oldstead in North Yorkshire has been named as the best restaurant in the world, according to TripAdvisor.

  • News

    Kazutoshi confirms details of Soho restaurant

    2017-09-08T16:28:00

    Master sushi chef Endo Kazutoshi has confirmed he will open a sushi restaurant in London’s Soho this winter.

  • News

    Eleven Madison Park is World’s Best Restaurant 2017

    2017-04-06T08:31:20.193

    Eleven Madison Park in New York has been crowned the World’s Best Restaurant, knocking Osteria Francescana off the coveted top spot.

  • News

    Money off the main motivation for customer complaints

    2017-02-07T08:30:38.707

    Over half of diners expect a restaurant to take money off their bill should they have to make a complaint when eating out, according to a new industry survey.

  • Brasserie Bar Co (Raymond Blanc and Mark Derry)
    Opinion

    It’s all white now

    2017-01-05T08:30:00

    Five years ago, French chain Brasserie Blanc was a brand in stasis. But a revamp of the entire estate and a move into the pub sector means it has rediscovered its je ne sais quoi. Stefan Chomka reports

  • Opinion

    Like father, like San

    2016-12-08T08:42:00

    Family-run Italian restaurant group San Carlo is switching focus away from its northern heartland to expand across the capital. Stefan Chomka reports

  • News

    Bosi set for Bibendum

    2016-10-05T08:31:00

    Hibiscus chef-patron Claude Bosi is believed to be taking up the reigns at the Bibendum restaurant in Fulham

  • Interviews

    The happy wanderers

    2016-10-05T08:30:00

    Brothers James and Thom Elliot have created a fun-loving restaurant business where the vibes are as important as the food. And the Pizza Pilgrims’ party has only just begun

  • Benugo interior
    News

    Benugo sets out expansion plans

    2016-07-22T08:29:00

    Cafe and restaurant chain Benugo plans to double in size in the next five years as well as expand across Europe and possibly the US

  • Charlotte's Group
    Opinion

    Charlotte's Web

    2016-07-21T08:36:00

    It might only operate three London sites, but Charlotte’s Group is proving to be one of the capital’s most progressive restaurant operations thanks to its forward-thinking, young owner Alex Wrethman. Stefan Chomka talks to him about the growth of the company

  • News

    New Moon eyes three-pronged growth plan

    2016-04-26T08:34:39.163

    New Moon Co intends to open its second Mockingbird Taproom in the first quarter of next year, as it pursues a three-pronged expansion strategy.

  • Hawksmoor interior
    Opinion

    Hawksmoor: how not to build a ‘London’ steakhouse in Manchester

    2016-04-06T08:21:00

    When Will Beckett told people that he was considering entering Manchester with his Hawksmoor steakhouse group he wasn’t short of friendly advice telling him not to bother.

  • Opinion

    When Hawksmoor met Harrison

    2016-03-02T08:30:34.120

    Last year, neighbourhood restaurants Sam’s and Harrison’s were snapped up by the Hawksmoor Group. But it wasn’t the typically hostile takeover many have to come to expect in the industry. Restaurant talks to Hawksmoor co-founder Will Beckett and Sam Harrison about what happened

  • Opinion

    Pitt the elder

    2016-02-12T16:16:00

    This month Pitt Cue relocates to a new City site, transforming itself from a tiny, rough ’n’ ready barbecue bolt hole to a bigger and more grown up meat restaurant (spoiler: it won’t serve pulled pork or picklebacks)

  • London Union's Jonathan Downey and Henry Dimbleby
    Opinion

    Jonathan Downey: Streets ahead

    2016-02-04T08:11:00

    His street food markets will attractmore than one million visitors this year and his latest business, London Union, is backed by Jamie and Nigella. Now, as Stefan Chomka discovers, Jonathan Downey has his sightson creating the world’sbest food and drink market.

  • News

    M Restaurants set out expansion plans

    2015-12-04T16:14:32.117

    M Restaurants is looking to open a further three sites in London, after signing on what it plans will be its fifth site in Canary Wharf

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