ABOUT MARIANNE LUMB Chef Marianne Lumb began her classical training in restaurants, including the Michelin starred Gravetye Manor. From 2000 she worked as a private chef in the UK, Mediterranean, America and Australia, where she gained extensive knowledge of the local, seasonal food.In September 2013, Marianne took the leap of faith and opened a 14 cover restaurant in Notting Hill with a team of three. The following month Marianne was crowned “London Restaurant Festival Chef of the Year 2013”. The team grew, and in 2014 “Restaurant Marianne” was the highest new entry in London at no. 48 in the Sunday Times Top 100, one of only two women head chefs in the top 50. In 2015 it was rated no. 19 on the same list. (no. 8 in the UK for service)The restaurant continues to evolve, offering tasting menus that highlight the most beautiful, seasonal produce.