Head to Head video - Chris Galvin and Adam Byatt

Publish Date: September 22, 2020 Posted By: Rosanna Frost

Watch the third video in our series of Head to Head films to mark our 40th Anniversary. Adam Byatt, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts speaking to another RACA fellow, Chris Galvin of Galvin Restaurants. Watch the video below to hear the pair discussed the theme of evolution, and staying relevant and up to date in today's market is "what keeps you in business". 

Adam Byatt started his career as an apprentice on the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts /Bournemouth & Poole Specialised Chefs programme under John Williams and Martyn Nail at Claridge's. Adam graduated with Phil Howard at the Square before opening a series of successful restaurants including Michelin starred Trinity in Clapham. Adam continues to support the RACA apprenticeship programme at Bournemouth & Poole (which is now operated successfully since 1989) with a number of apprentices of his own.  

Chris Galvin has been at the forefront of culinary magic in the UK running a number of successful establishments with his brother Jeff from pubs, to hotel restaurants, to bistros and to fine dining, all of which have been recognised by Michelin including Le Chapelle in London's City 'Square Mile'. Chris is another enthusiastic and strong mentor and believes in the power of nurturing young talent.  Chris and Jeff have supported a number of RACA apprentices at Westminster College. Chris's own son Emile was an early graduate from the programme in 2015.

Both Chris and Adam are passionate about the value of service as an imperative to the success of the dining out experience.

Many thanks to The Caterer Magazine for highlighting the importance of their words. CLICK HERE to read the full article.