‘Honesty and modesty run deep throughout his [Bruce’s] anecdotes and warm, timeless European dishes.’ – Square Meal The Magazine
‘I don't think that I know many other cooks who care quite so much about cooking, and eating, very good food, as does this man’ Simon Hopkinson
‘There is only one word for Chez Bruce – formidable’ Telegraph
‘Chez Bruce in Wandsworth is the definition of the word 'unpretentious' Jay Rayner, Observer
‘Modest but extremely accomplished’ Jay Rayner on Bruce
‘Cooking of such assurance, such taste and such old-fashioned virtue’ Matthew Fort, Guardian
About the Author
Bruce began his career as a commis chef at Bibendum in 1990 under Simon Hopkinson, and then as a chef de partie with Phil Howard at The Square. In 1995 he helped to open Chez Max as Head Chef before opening Chez Bruce with Nigel Platts-Martin. Since then they have opened further acclaimed restaurants together, The Glasshouse in Kew in 1999 and La Trompette in Chiswick in 2001. Bruce lives with his wife and three daughters in Surrey.
This is Bruce’s first cookbook.