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Chef Andy Campbell - Cooking With A Difference
Born in London, Andy developed an early passion for cooking, and after studying at Westminster College he opened his first restaurant at the age of 23. Over the years, he has developed a signature cuisine style which has attracted a following of gourmet enthusiasts around the world.
Andy has been the Head Chef at many well-known London fine dining restaurants including following Marco Pierre White as Head Chef of the Café Royal, Anthony Worrell Thompsons Ménage a Trois, and the famous French House in London’s Soho. Eventually he became the Chef du Patron of Andy’s at 23 Romilly Street – one of London’s most prestigious private members clubs. More recently, Andy has turned his sights to the Middle East, and is developing an organic menu and over-seeing one of Dubai’s most intimate fine dining restaurants – Andy’s located in The Jumeirah Gardens, an exclusive guest house which is one of the most unique and personal places to stay in the city. He is also scheduled to soon launch The Invershin Hotel, an intimate restaurant located in the Highlands, Scotland. Then spend the summer at Dalduff Farm, cooking with James McFadzean.
Andy’s cooking skills are much sought after, and he has created exclusive menus and private events for a number of well-known celebrities, politicians, and other famous personalities. Developing this idea further, Andy developed his own unique at home concept – “Cooking with Andy”. Guests may book Andy to be their own private chef for the day in the comfort of their own home; this which is proving to be an exciting new entertainment option.
After a cooking appearance in Lyon, France, in 2009, Andy wrote ‘A Summer in France” which highlights a number of receipes and kitchen tips soon available as an e book.
Andy is most well known for his Seven Signature - where each day features a carefully created dish using seasonal ingredients and organically grown local produce.
Andy prides himself on being a ‘hands on” chef, and he still personally sources his own suppliers and farms which provide the very best produce He can occasionally even be found sporting a fishing rod along the beaches of the UAE or the rivers if the Scottish Highlands – for the fresh catch of the day, of course. Andy is happiest when he is in the kitchen; he is a chef that puts his heart and soul into the food, and diners will notice the difference.
- TV: ‘Saturday Morning Kitchen’ in Great Britain
- BBC 24 hour news, America, Claridges to Harlem
- BBC Middle East, business news
Publishing: Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Express, Mail, Evening Standard, Time Out , Metro, Hello magazine, O.K. magazine , Red
He is now Dubai Eye 103.8 fm resident chef
Check his weekly blog for recipes, cooking tips and what’s going on