Ferran Adria



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  So it’s that time of year again & the Worlds 50 Best Restaurant list has been release. After starting the day watching tweets of the many being over hyped because they were having breakfast with Ferran Adria amongst others. The former 3Michelin starred chef & record winner of the […]

Worlds 50 Best, The culinary version of Eurovision.




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Outrage erupted on various social networking sites this week after Jamie Oliver did an interview for The Observer newspaper to promote his new television programme. The quote which seems to have caused the most offence is probably a hard truth for the catering industry to accept, let alone swallow. Below […]

The Unsavoury Truth About Catering, from Jamie Oliver


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This post started out in life as a quick recipe about onion gravy after receiving an email from Phipps PR. As one of the aims of the Chef Hermes blog is to share restaurant proved recipes with our readership, we thought ‘Yeah, not a problem’. Then as the days passed […]

British Onions & what to do with them.


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Well, here it is, our 100th post on the Chef Hermes blog. After spotting a niche in the blogosphere on the 21st February 2010 the first post emerged. To say that month’s figures were disappointing is a mild understatement, at the end of the month the blog had just 30 […]

Our Review of 2010 & the landmark 100th post.



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Yes, the title reads right, the former Maze chef Jason Atherton shares his words of advice with our readers. Although Mr Atherton needs no introduction, we’re going to do one anyway. Amongst his many claims to fame Mr Atherton was the first British chef to stage at the famed El […]

Words of Advice ~ Jason Atherton


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So after we post our leak on the TableTalk forum, we received an incredible amount of interest in our little blog. Many thanks to all of you that took the time, it’s very flattering. Back to the subject in hand, as we said at the time we’d already done 2 posts on […]

An update of 50 Best Restaurants, a review of our ...