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Meet Our Team


Pay a visit to Bread Street Kitchen, the Gordon Ramsay restaurant near St Paul’s Cathedral, and you’ll be able to tuck into a hearty meal or just enjoy a few drinks with us instead. Whatever you’re in the mood for, one thing’s for sure – you’ll be in safe hands with the Bread Street Kitchen team.

With our team looking after you, you’ll be able to enjoy a relaxed dining experience at Bread Street Kitchen and concentrate on the most important parts of your visit; great food and great company.

Explore this section and discover some of the key team members at Bread Street Kitchen, including the general manager who keeps everything running smoothly, as well as the Bread Street Kitchen Head Chef. Our team have honed their expertise over the years and know the industry inside out, this means that all our Gordon Ramsay chefs and managers will bring you unrivalled experiences and menus that you’ll love returning to.

Bread Street Kitchen Erion Head Chef
Bread Street Kitchen Paul Chef

Executive Head Chef

Erion Karaj

In 1999 Erion moved from Albania to London, where he worked in several top French and Italian restaurants.

In early 2007 he joined Gordon Ramsay at Boxwood Café, moving quickly up the ranks to Senior Sous Chef.

He then worked at both Plane Food and the Savoy Grill before being appointed Head Chef at Bread Street Kitchen, which opened in September 2011.

Head Chef

Paul Shearing

Born and raised in Dorset, Paul’s passion for food and the hospitality industry began at a young age when he started out as kitchen porter in 1989.

Leaving catering college in 1997, Paul made the move to London and has since worked his way up through the kitchen ranks in some of the capitals most-loved neighbourhood restaurants such as Odette’s in Primrose Hill, private members club Tramp in St. James’ as sous chef, and Bibendum in South Kensington as senior sous chef.

After some 11 years as sous chef Paul further honed his skills in modern British food as head chef at One Aldwych Hotel in Covent Garden. He then moved on to explore European cuisine as head chef at Village East, the restaurant that kick-started the blossoming food scene in Bermondsey.

Since 2014 Paul has been leading the team as the head chef at Bread Street Kitchen, Gordon Ramsay’s all day-dining restaurant in St. Paul’s which serves a globally inspired menu in an industrial setting. Since joining the team, Paul has taken the restaurant from strength to strength and has become one of the most highly regarded mentors in the group. Paul crafts outstanding apprenticeship programmes and provides support to young employees, not only in Bread Street Kitchen but across the Gordon Ramsay Restaurant Collection.

 

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