The Fat Duck names Karl Jaques as new head chef

19 December 2023 by
The Fat Duck names Karl Jaques as new head chef

Karl Jaques has been appointed to the role of head chef at Heston Blumenthal's three Michelin starred the Fat Duck in Berkshire.

Jaques has been working at the Fat Duck for over five years joining as chef de partie in 2018.

Prior to that he was sous chef at Jason Atherton's one Michelin star City Social in London.

In an email newsletter from the restaurant, Jaques was praised for his "valuable support" to both senior and junior team members and his "dedication and hard work" which have been key to him progressing to the role of head chef.

He will continue to work alongside executive chef Edward Cooke.

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