• Clare Smyth, world's best female chef: ‘I'm not going to stand and shout at someone. It's just not nice'

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    She was once told by Gordon Ramsay she wouldn't last a week in his kitchen. Now, the chef patron of Core in London has been named best female chef at the food industry's ‘Oscars'. But why is the business still dominated by men? For reasons I have never fully understood, egomania in the kitchen has traditionally been rewarded with a kind of monstrous glamour, making celebrities out of men whose management style in any other workplace would get them fired. For a mild-mannered chef few of us had even heard of to be named the best in the world at the industry's “Oscars” was, therefore, a...
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