Clare Smyth

Clare Smyth

Chef/Owner, Core London


What It Takes To Open Your Own Restaurant

Chef and owner of the year-old restaurant, Core, Clare Smyth is one of the industries most awarded chefs. As the head chef of Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Smyth earned three Michelin stars and was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire for her contributions to British cuisine.

Smyth confronts what it takes to bridge the gap between our vision and dreams, and what reality deems possible. Touching on leadership, criticism, and solitude, Smyth shares her discovery that the rewards are never guaranteed, but there is something magical about creating something that is your own and watching people embrace it.

 

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