Tom Phillips grew up in Newport, South Wales surrounded by nature. His love of cooking started when would make Welsh cakes with his mum. This simple love grew into an obsession that led him to his apprenticeship at the Ritz in London. He continued his career through the kitchens of Thomas Keller at Per Se in New York, and Simon Rogans atL’Enclume. In 2018, Tom became the UK candidate for the Bocuse d’Or. He competed in the European final in Turin 2018 and the World final in Lyon 2019 where he placed 10th in the world. He is now the Head Coach for team UK.
Tom is currently Head Chef at the 1* Michelin starred Restaurant Story in Bermondsey, London. With a large wealth of knowledge of classical and modern techniques based around French cuisine Tom is very excited to share his skills with you.