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Nuno Mendes is Numero Uno at the Chiltern Firehouse

Nuno Mendes is Numero Uno at the Chiltern Firehouse | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

Star Portuguese Chef Nuno Mendes is now in charge of fine dining at London's latest hip hotel in the heart of Marylebone, the Chiltern Firehouse: "An American twist at André Balazs’s new Marylebone venture....Pedigrees abound at the much-anticipated Chiltern Firehouse. The hotel itself is André Balazs’s first London venture, joining a gloriously chic family that includes LA’s Chateau Marmont, New York’s The Mercer and The Standard Hollywood. The cuisine, meanwhile, is the province of Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes, who spent 16 years in the US training under such lauded chefs as Wolfgang Puck and Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and who leaves his Michelin-starred restaurant Viajante in Bethnal Green to produce American-influenced dishes for foodies and film stars.

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Nuno Mendes at The Corner Room

A great Portuguese chef at work in London, Nuno Mendes, in his 'second' restaurant The Corner Room: "The Michelin-starred chef proves he can keep it simple in a more affordable offering next to his other East-end eatery Viajante"...

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