Chef Robert Ortiz is no longer affiliated with the Lima Group following the opening of his own restaurant, Chakana in Birmingham.
Initial reports said the Peruvian chef would continue in his role as culinary director of the Lima Group alongside his first solo venture, which opened on 26 September.
However, representatives for both Chakana and Lima have confirmed Ortiz’ departure, with Sergio Arocas promoted to replace Ortiz as head chef at Lima London in Fitzrovia, having worked for the group for five years and previously worked as sous chef at Sushisamba in Liverpool Street.
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