With over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Mike Reid has become a household name and accomplished restaurateur, appearing on numerous television shows and leading several restaurant groups Annual sales of 54 million per year. He was most recently a guest on Channel 4’s Competition series Five Star Chefwhich began streaming on Netflix in July 2023.
Five Star Chef follows a group of seven hopeful gourmet chefs as they vie for the opportunity of a lifetime: owning a restaurant at London’s prestigious Langham Hotel. Mike serves as one of the judges alongside the hotel’s executive chef, Michel Roux Jr., and pastry expert Ravneet Gill.
In six episodes, these seven chefs are challenged to push their gastronomic skills to the limit. But for those who are curious and want to learn more about some of the show’s judges, particularly Mike Reid, read on.
How many restaurants does Five Star Chief Judge Mike Reid have?
Accordingly Mike Reid’s official websiteHe has helped open 15 restaurants around the world including in Australia, UK, Beirut, Amsterdam and Dubai.
In collaboration with esteemed CEO Martin Williams, founder of Rare Restaurants, of which Gaucho and are owned M restaurantsMike and Martin have opened a restaurant almost every year since they started in 2014, first on Threadneedle Street, followed by one in Victoria a year later and then in Twickenham in 2017.
Here’s what Mike said in a conversation with open table:
“I was with Martin [Williams] “I’ve been at M Restaurants since the beginning,” Mike explained. “Our first restaurant was on Threadneedle Street in November 2014, exactly a year later in 2015 we opened Victoria and now we only opened Twickenham in September 2017 so on average we have one restaurant almost every year and three since our inception have opened .”
Five Star head judge Mike Reid’s TV projects
Five Star Chef may be one of his newest projects, but Mike Reid has appeared on several other television shows before that. He is co-host of the Australian series My market kitchen And Ten Minute Kitchen. In 2020 he starred in the BBC show Done, done cooking.
- Published on 07/18/2023 at 20:00
- Last updated on 07/18/2023 at 20:02