The Caterer
Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Andy McFadden leaves Pied à Terre

11 September 2017 by

Chef Andy McFadden has left David Moore's Michelin-starred Pied à Terre restaurant in London to launch his own new venture.

McFadden became executive head chef of the restaurant as well as being appointed a company director in 2015, having previously worked as head chef at L'Autre Pied, which closed on Saturday night after a decade in business.

He has worked with Moore for over 10 years and will now be replaced by Asimakis Chaniotis, who becomes head chef.

Commenting on the move, Moore said: "Andy's an amazingly talented chef and we're really proud of all his achievements with us over the past decade. We wish him every success and will always be here for him.

"Asimakis Chaniotis, having been with the Pied family these past five years as sous chef to Marcus [Eaves] and Andy, steps up in time-honoured fashion as head chef at Pied à Terre."

It emerged last month that L'Autre Pied, McFadden's former place of work on Blandford Street was to close after 10 years in business.

Moore is closing the venue to allow him and his team to pursue other opportunities, including potentially creating a restaurant space in the basement next door to Pied à Terre. He will also consult on Noizé, the French restaurant Mathieu Germond, former co-owner and restaurant manager of Pied á Terre, is opening at the former Dabbous site in London Fitzrovia.

L'Autre Pied to close after a decade in business >>

Former Pied á Terre co-owner to open restaurant at Dabbous site >>

Michelin removes stars from 16 restaurants >>
Videos from The Caterer archives

Are you looking for a new role? See all the current hospitality vacancies available with The Caterer Jobs

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking