Andrew McLeish



Vital Stats:

Ring Persona: Andrew 'Unleash McLeish'

Occupation: Chef, Chapter One Restaurant

Sex: Male

Age: 41

Height: 6"0

Weight: 100Kg




Andrew McLeish has been Executive Chef at Chapter One since March 2000; he joined from his role as Head Chef for The Dining Room at the Landmark London where he had been for three years.  Previous experience includes the role of Senior Sous Chef at the Mandarin Oriental in Koh Samui, the Ritz in London and Chez Nico and Simply Nico.

Andrew describes his food as being based on traditional methods credits Nico Ladenis as his greatest influence.  He says: “Nico taught me how to put ingredients together and have the confidence not to bring too many flavours into one dish or mask them with sauces.” 

Originally from Nottingham, Andrew is now  firmly established in Kent and is married with three young children.

Michelin Star: 2001 –- present

September 2003: AA UK Restaurant Of The Year for 2003/2004, as well as four AA rosettes, the first time ever a restaurant had been awarded two major AA awards. The restaurant has retained its four AA rosette status ever since.





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