Tom Sellers has worked with some of the world’s greatest and most influential chefs including Tom Aikens in London, Thomas Keller at three Michelin-starred Per Se in New York and René Redzepi at two Michelin- starred Noma in Copenhagen – all before the age of 21.
Ambitious and focused, Tom opened Restaurant Story, his first restaurant, aged 26. Within five months it was awarded a Michelin star for his imaginative and innovative cooking. His signature dishes are inspired by Tom’s childhood memories and British ingredients; his acclaimed ‘Bread and dripping’ candle dish, made from beef tallow that melts into a puddle to be sopped up by his homemade bread, has become legendary across the UK.
Driven by his passion for British food, Tom opened The Lickfold Inn in West Sussex in December 2014. The Lickfold Inn was voted ‘The best new pub’ and ranked 6th in the country in the 2015 Good Food Guide Best Pubs. It has also achieved two AA rosettes. Tom is the Culinary Director of Restaurant Ours in Knightsbridge, London. Tom has designed and developed the menu and is a key stakeholder in all decisions leading to its opening in May 2016.
Tom Sellers is the Culinary Director of Restaurant Ours which opened in May 2016. As Culinary Director, Tom has designed and developed the menu. His passion for seasonal ingredients that have been treated correctly is the focus of each dish. The menu combines cutting edge techniques with from around Europe.
In February 2016, Tom was named by Forbes magazine as one of the ’30 Under 30′ as a leader in the Arts sector. Also joining him were prodigious talents from the engineering, tech, finance and design worlds.
For Tom, the story has only just begun.
- 1 Michelin Star – 2013, 2014
- 3 AA Rosettes – 2013
- 4 AA Rosettes – 2014, 2015
- 5 AA Rosettes – 2016
- National Restaurant Awards – 2013- 97th, 2014 – 26th, 2015 – 13th
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