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

Ex-Nobu head chef to head up new Japanese restaurant

12 February 2010 by

A former head chef of Michelin-starred restaurant group Nobu is set to head up a new Japanese restaurant this spring.

Scott Hallsworth, who worked with Nobu for six years, has been appointed as head chef of new Japanese restaurant Wabi set to launch in Horsham, West Sussex, in May.

Owned by entrepreneur André Cachia, Wabi will be spread over two floors comprising a restaurant and cocktail bar. It will also include a large aquarium holding more than 2,000 litres of salt water, while interiors, designed by Studio 21, will feature dark woods and muted colours.

The menu will include signature dishes such as slow cooked enoki mushroom risotto with edamame; and shaved truffle and smoked duck breast tataki with foie gras kabayaki and ginger amazu sauce.

Australian-born Hallsworth, who was head chef at Nobu London before setting up the group's Australian outlet in Melbourne, said Wabi's goal was to extend the team's "years of passion and creativity" to its guests.

Interview with Tomoyuki Abe, winner of the Eat Japan Sushi of the Year award >>

Celebrities campaign against Nobu's bluefin tuna >>

Tokyo chef scoops Eat Japan Sushi of the Year award >>

Sushi experts to asses worldwide Japanese restaurants >>
By Kerstin Kühn

E-mail your comments to Kerstin Kühn here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk

Caterersearch.com jobs
Looking for a new job? Find your next restaurant job here with Caterersearch.com jobs

Blogs on Caterersearch.com](http://www.caterersearch.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[Newsletters For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail newsletters.
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