John Burton-Race is a much sought-after consultant chef engaged in projects all around the world.  John uses his passion, ability and knowledge to help restaurants, hotels, gastro-pubs and food production companies achieve their goals.

Consultant Chef

A Wealth of Experience

When it come to the hospitality industry, experience is absolutely everything and John Burton-Race has pretty much done it all.  He is a multiple award-winning consultant chef with years of experience gained at top restaurants, hotels and gastro-pubs.   There’s not much John doesn’t know about consistently providing first class service to customers,  day-in, day-out.

He now offers his services as a consultant chef, bringing his vast experience and knowledge of the industry to help with new restaurant openings, turn-around plans, menu designs, renovations, re-brands and more.

Consultant Chef Services

Start-ups & Openings

Advice on everything from location to facilities, branding, recruitment, concepts, menus and more.

Menu Development

Development of menu concepts for restaurants, hotels and pubs

Training & Support

Support for staff including training, team building and mentoring – front and back of house.

Efficient Kitchens

Development of seamless kitchen processes from ingredient sourcing through preparation to plating guidelines and front of house practices.

Kitchen Design

Whether it’s a restaurant launch or an upgrade to existing facilities I can advise on how to spend your money effectively.

Recipe Development

Recipe development including sourcing ingredients, costings and supply chain advice.

Cookery Demos

Food and equipment demonstrations at food festivals, trade shows, catering and hospitality shows etc.

Cooking Lessons

Cooking lessons can be arranged on a one-to-one basis or for larger groups

Case Studies

Working with Ornua Foods UK


Ornua Food UK

Ornua Foods is an agri-food commercial co-operative which markets and sells dairy products on behalf of its members, Ireland’s dairy processors and in turn the Irish dairy farmer.  Originally known as Adams Foods, Ornua has been present in the UK for over 50 years and today is one of the leading suppliers of dairy products in the UK.

John joined Adams Food in August 2011 as Brand Ambassador and Executive Development Chef for Kerrygold and Pilgrims Choice. He has been responsible for developing new products with the Pilgrims Choice brand and has helped launch and develop products for the Food Service Industry division of Adams Foods/Ornua Foods.

In the Spotlight

Previous Consultancy Work

Here are just a few of the other UK and International brands that John has worked with over the years…

Bedat Watches
Sun Resorts
Ama Waterways
Boisdale Group
Cobblers Cove
YTL Group, Malaysia
Sanctum on the Green
Pilgrims Choice
Beachcomber Hotels

Contact John

Email: Please use the contact form

Tel: 07826 230 230

Press/PR/Media Enquiries

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Tel: 0131 311 7050

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