Herbert BERGER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-04-19
Education Catering Coll Salzburg
Books & Publications
Recreations travel, gastronomic tours, eating out, music, the arts, skiing, shooting
Clubs The Tabasco, Ordre de Coteaux de Champagne, Reunion des Gastronomes
Style Herbert Berger, Esq
Career apprentice Grand Hotel Zell/See Austria 1968-71, seasonal work various hotels Switzerland 1971-75, chef de partie then sous chef Fredericks Restaurant 1975-76, head chef Le Connoisseur Restaurant London (Michelin Star) 1977-79, various positions rising to sous chef Connaught Hotel 1980-85, premier sous chef Claridges Hotel 1985-86, head chef Mirabelle Restaurant Curzon Street 1986-88, owner Keats Restaurant Hampstead (Michelin Red M within 6 months of opening) 1988-91, ptnr Berger & Sawyer Restaurant Ltd 1988-91, ptnr Restaurant Partnership 1991-, exec chef Café Royal 1992-97, head chef, gen mangr and shareholder 1 Lombard St Restaurant 1997-2011 (Michelin Star 2000-11), fndr Berger Restaurants Ltd 2012-; subject of various magazine articles; guest appearances: Ascot Racecourse, The Good Food Show (BBC), The Restaurant Show, Telegraph House & Garden Food Show, Masterchef, Nat Museums & Galleries of Wales, Nat Gallery Washington DC, Trimbach Food and Wine Masterclass, Marco Polo Cruise Liner, The Big Breakfast, After Five Dilly Dines Out; guest chef: The Restaurauteurs Dinner, Assoc Culinaire de France Dinner, SOS Charity Dinner, Fundraising Acad Dinners, Action Against Hunger Charity Dinner 2007; memb: Académie Culinaire de France UK 1986-, Euro Togue 1995, Assoc Culinaire de France, Club des Amis Connaught Hotel, Reunion des Gastronomes, Maitrisse Escoffier 2003; >ir< mention d'honneur Prix Pierre Taittinger 1983, AA 3 Rosettes, Egon Ronay Star, Michelin Star (Grill Room Café Royal), Eros Award 1995, Mumm Stars of Gastronomy, Best New Restaurant Carlton Awards, Maitrisse Escoffier 2003, Cordon Rouge Assoc Culinaire the France 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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