Food 4 Art

07 May 2015
2 min read
FOUR of London’s best chefs–including The Clove Club’s Isaac McHale, Barrafina’s Nieves Barragan Mohacho and Gymkhana’s Rohit Ghai are heading to Art15’s pop-up restaurant for the city’s art fair in late May…

As part of London’s global art fair, Food 4 Art will be taking place at Art15 at their pop-up restaurant. In homage to the Big Smoke’s culinary prowess, the event will take place on the evenings of20 – 23 May. “Art and cooking have always been interdependent – even starving in a garret can provide creative pressure – and what gladdens the eye should sit close to what gratifies the palate,” Art15 told FOUR.

Hosting 150 international galleries and 500 artists, it is the art fair’sthird year and will welcome over 30,000 collectors and art aficionados to Olympia over the four days.

Wednesday | Preview Night withBarrafina

Executive chef will be putting on a spread that will show guests whySam and Eddie Hart’s Spanish Michelin-starred tapas templeBarrafina- first in Soho and then in Covent Garden – is the fount of perpetual queues. Nieves said“I’m so happy to have been asked by Fay to create a menu forArt15. We very rarely take Barrafina’s cooking outside the restaurants, so this is a special and unique occasion. I am looking forward to seeing the show’s visitors eating my food in that environment”.

Thursday | Gymkhana

Gymkhana, Karam Sethi’s critically-acclaimed restaurant will be represented by Group head chef Rohit Ghai.Rohit Ghai will be celebrating with his modern approach toauthentic Indian cooking techniques, whichbenefit from top class seasonal British ingredients.“Now in its 3rdyear,Art15has become a significant event in London’s cultural calendar and we are delighted to be part of it. London is probably one of the only cities in the world with so many cuisines of high quality and we are proud to join them in this celebration of diverse global creativity throughFood 4 Art”.

Friday | The Clove Club

Friday is for Daniel Willis, Johnny Smith and fromThe Clove Club totake over. Isaac’s approach to flavours, techniques and ingredients has brought a showering of acclaim to the restaurant. He says, “When Fay approached us to be part ofArt15this year, we agreed immediately. It’s not something we’ve done before but we’re excited to introduce our food to a new and engaged audience whilst surrounded by fantastic art”.

Saturday | The Colony Grill Room

The third cog onChris Corbin and Jeremy King’s cog–in addition to​The Wolseley and The Delaunay–The Colony Grill Room will be rounding off the celebrations with chef Lee Ward.King said, “Ever since the early days at Le Caprice, we have always enjoyed a close relationship with the art world and a hotel – The Beaumont – was a natural progression of this, as exemplified by the Antony Gormley Suite. We are thrilled to be able to bring The Beaumont’s restaurant, The Colony Grill Room to Art15.”

Reservations at Food 4 Art are available to Art15 VIPs and ticket holders. To book a table, please call Absolute Taste on + 44 (0) 208 870 5151 or,