D&D London has announced the appointment of their new Head Chef Rudi Warner to the Blueprint Café. Warner has Michelin-starred experience under his belt, including three years at Michelin-starred seafood restaurant Angler and a role as Sous Chef at Ollie Dabbous’s first Michelin-starred restaurant, Dabbous.
He has already made his mark on Blueprint’s menu, creating British classics with a fresh, modern twist. His flavourful menu uses distinctly British flavours, with starters like London cured smoked salmon, Cornish crab and a tartare of Heritage Carrot served with Yorkshire fettle cheese and sunflower seed praline.
The mains, too, are a great British affair, with the Gloucester Old Spot Pork Chop served with caramelised onion, potato puree and roasting juices setting the standard for more Blueprint classics to come.
British flavours and culture are also subtly represented in the dessert menu, with a cherry blossom-soaked tea cake with rum and whipped cream incorporating Britain’s love of tea in a unique and delicious way, and Rudi has plans to create further tea-inspired dishes in the very near future as the menu evolves.
Warner will launch a brand-new brunch menu for Sunday’s serving beautifully presented classic brunch dishes.
Commenting on his new role, Warner told us: “I’m thrilled to be joining D&D and to be leading the team at this wonderful London restaurant.
“As a Londoner myself, the city has always inspired my cooking and it’s so exciting to be able to create modern British dishes in the heart of my home city”.