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The Guest Chef Series – Rowley Leigh at Parabola

In 1987 four restaurants opened in London which have over the last 30 years shaped the capitals culinary landscape. Between them they have launched the careers of some of the most iconic chefs and restaurateurs of today and have inspired countless others through cookbooks, newspaper columns and television appearances. One of those restaurants was Kensington Place and its chef Rowley Leigh*.

Rowley spent his formative years working with the Roux brothers, winning plaudits for his cooking at their restaurant Le Poulbot. From there he went on to open Kensington Place. A restaurant that spearheaded the ‘modern British cookery’ movement of the late 80’s and early 90’ where he was behind the stove for just short of 20 years. From there he went on to open the much missed Le Café Anglais in Bayswater.

It is a great pleasure to announce that Rowley is to be the first chef to participate in the Parabola ‘Guest Chef Series’ in partnership with Veuve Clicquot. A supper-club style menu designed by Rowley and priced at £xx will be available every night from November 28 till January 28 (excluding: xx).

Public bookings open on Tuesday 15 November.

Both the Design Museum and Parabola open to the public on Thursday 24 November.

Please note:

– The supper-club style menu will change weekly please click here for a sample.
– Rowley will be making regular appearances at Parabola throughout the series including a number of dinners that he will be hosting with ‘special guests’ - look out for more details soon.

*For those interested the other 3 restaurants were Bibendum, Harvey’s and The River Café.

**Please note that the price for the Guest Chef series will change dependent on the date