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.

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  • Coqfighter

    Coqfighter to opens first bricks and mortar site


    Fried chicken restaurant Coqfighter will open its first table-service restaurant, in Soho, at the end of this month.

  • Dodo

    Dodo Pizza to open second UK site


    Russian-based tech-focused pizzeria brand Dodo Pizza will open a second restaurant in the UK later this month.

  • Jeremy King

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


    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


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

  • Santa Maria Pizzeria

    The pizza perfectionists


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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)

    It’s all white now


    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


    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


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

  • Interviews

    The happy wanderers


    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

    Benugo sets out expansion plans


    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

    Charlotte's Web


    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


    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

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


    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


    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


    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)

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