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New head chef appointed at Ochre

“Alex Piladu, Head Chef, Ochre at The National Gallery”
Ochre, the modern British restaurant located within the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square in central London, is pleased to introduce their newest addition to the team: Head Chef Alex Piladu.

Originally from Italy, Piladu will be joining the team at Ochre alongside Executive Chef Simon Henbery, to curate and oversee the regularly changing seasonal menus at the restaurant.

Bringing a wealth of experience to the table, Chef Alex Piladu brings an impressive professional background to his role at Ochre. Previously, he held the position of Head Chef at Chucs Belgravia, a chic 60-seat restaurant nestled in one of London's most fashionable neighborhoods.

Between 2005 to 2019, he was also Head Chef at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen. Whilst in both roles, Piladu managed and led large teams of chefs, as well as developing new menus.