Luxury private members club Home House, located on Portman Square has appointed renowned chef and food writer Sophie Michell as Executive Chef.
With an impressive 20 years of culinary experience, Sophie is responsible for all food at Home House; including in The Restaurant, the House’s fine dining space, pan-Asian restaurant the Octagon Dining Room, the opulent drawing rooms, lounges and bars. Sophie will also develop an alfresco menu for The Garden Restaurant and will cover room service for the House’s 23 bedrooms and events.
Overseeing a team of 33, Sophie will develop and execute new menus throughout the House that reflect her impeccable training; whilst continuing her passion to create complete parity within the kitchen and encourage female chefs into the industry.
Sophie’s extensive career began at the respected Butler’s Wharf Chef School, where she trained whilst working at two Michelin-starred The Greenhouse, as well as luxury hotel The Lanesborough in Knightsbridge, and members club, The Embassy. In 2013, Sophie became the UK’s youngest female Executive Chef at the Belgrave’s Hotel restaurant and, alongside an all-female team, launched Heathrow Terminal 2’s The Gorgeous Kitchen.
Sophie Michell, Executive Chef, comments: “I am so excited to be taking on my new role at Home House, to have such an amazing platform for my food and to be working in such a historic and successful venue, is an absolute dream. I look forward to developing the food offering here and taking it to the next level.”
Andrew Richardson, Managing Director, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have Sophie on board at Home House. Her impressive experience offers a new level of dining for members and a new chapter for the House.”