Gareth Ward has some rules: guests have one menu; if he says a dish is right, it's right; and above all, there's to be no bitching in his kitchen. But the rules are there for a reason: to create food that is a perfect expression of its providence, to have happy chefs and, as he says, to have fun dining, not fine dining. James Stagg meets him
Gareth Ward is an uncompromising character. The same could be said of plenty of chefs, but not many have the confidence to turn an existing business on its head and rebuild it from the ground up.
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