The Restaurant at Sanderson hotel has announced Barry Tonks as executive chef.
Located next to Sanderson’s iconic Long Bar, The Restaurant opens onto the heritage Courtyard Garden.
Tonks’ new menus focus on contemporary British techniques and flavours, using ever-changing, seasonal produce alongside eye-catching presentation.
Tonks brings with him nearly 20 years of experience from some of London’s most famous establishments, including Searcys at The Gherkin, The Dorchester Hotel and L’Odeon Restaurant. Under the guidance of the legendary Anthony Demetre at L’Odeon, he worked as chef de partie and sous chef at the iconic 200-cover modern European restaurant.
In his most recent role as executive chef at Searcys, he demonstrated his skills through a series of high profile collaborations, most famously alongside Monica Galleti in January 2016.