KYN’s renowned Executive Chef, Tristan Welch, is one of eight professional chefs mentoring celebrities on ITV’s 'Cooking with the Stars'. Paired with actress Catherine Tyldesley, Tristan was tasked with improving her kitchen skills and taking her from a passionate amateur to producing restaurant-quality dishes to be judged by the other professional chefs.
Tristan has made many TV appearances including BBC2’s ‘Great British Menu’, BBC1’s ‘Saturday Kitchen’, BBC1’s ‘The One Show’ and Channel 4’s ‘Snackmasters’.
Recognised as one of the finest chefs of his generation, Tristan’s career has taken him across the globe, working in prestigious kitchens under the tutelage of some of the best chefs, including Gary Rhodes, Michel Roux Jr, Gordon Ramsey and Marcus Wareing. Tristan went on to become the Head Chef at Gordon Ramsey’s flagship Knightsbridge restaurant Petrus.
Working alongside KYN’s Head of Hospitality Jeremy Hopkins, former Director of Food and Beverage at The Savoy and more recently General Manager of The Athenaeum Hotel and Residences, Tristan leads the kitchen to produce only the finest food, produced with love and passion.
Speaking of Tristan’s work at KYN, Jeremy adds that “Tristan is a true asset to the team, his fun-loving, and easy personality make Tristan a pleasure to work with and his attention to detail ensures we offer only the very best for our residents every day”.
You can find a selection of Tristan’s recipes to try at home on the BBC Food website.