Ruth Hansom, the first ever female winner of National Young Chef of the Year, has announced plans to open her own restaurant later this year.
22-year-old Hansom, formerly a demi chef de partie at the Michelin-starred Ritz London, has developed a modern British concept called Epoch with business partner Emily Lambert, the Ritz's first female sommelier.
The restaurant is due to open in August and Hansom and Lambert will appear on BBC Two's Million Pound Menu at the beginning of May to pitch the concept.
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