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Ormer Mayfair names Sofian Msetfi as its executive chef

The venue has also appointed Chris Hopkins, as senior sous chef. He has previously worked at Dinner by Heston and at Midsummer House, both of which hold two Michelin stars

Ormer Mayfair has appointed Sofian Msetfi as its new executive chef. 

Msetfi joins from his position as head chef of the Michelin-starred Oak Room at Adare Manor in County Limerick, Ireland.  

In his new role, Msetfi, who has 15 years’ culinary experience will lead the new “direction” at Ormer Mayfair, which will focus solely on tasting menus for an “elevated dining experience”. 

 Under his direction, there will now be three seasonally changing tasting menus available, including a five-course lunch, a seven-course, and nine-course dinner menu, with the option to add wine pairings. 

Signature dishes include Cornish Crab with brown crab biscuit, lime, avocado and spiced crab broth; Roast Rack of Dorset Lamb, confit of lamb breast, cucumber and dill; and Truffle Honey Ice Cream, frozen kefir and extra virgin olive oil.

The restaurant, which is situated in the Flemings Mayfair Hotel, was voted one of the top five restaurants in London by Hardens Restaurant Guide 2018. 

The venue has also appointed Chris Hopkins, as senior sous chef. He has previously worked at Dinner by Heston and at Midsummer House, both of which hold two Michelin stars. 

Henrik Muehle, general manager at Flemings Mayfair Hotel, said: “We’re delighted to have Sofian and Chris onboard for when we reopen our doors this spring. 

“With experience working alongside some of the country’s leading chefs in some of the best kitchens, they are the perfect duo to drive the new F&B offering at the hotel, and along with our existing team at Ormer, will significantly elevate our already strong reputation for dining in the capital.”

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