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The Team

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    Andrew Scott

    Head Chef

    Andrew has spent his entire career in Michelin-starred kitchens, training initially at Mallory Court, Lords of the Manor and L’Enclume . Moving on to the Curlew restaurant in East Sussex. Scott, who hails from Banbury, marks a return back to his home county of Oxfordshire at Restaurant 56. “My cooking style is modern British with a twist of nostalgic memories, Restaurant 56 allows me to create and cook with no limitations”

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    Nick Bennett

    Sous Chef

    Originally from Leamington Spa, Nick Bennett is the Sous Chef at Restaurant 56. He became known to millions when he reached the finals of BBC2's MasterChef: The Professionals in 2015. Training at Mallory Court with Andrew before moving on to the Curlew to take up the sous chef role with him.

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    Sergio Martinez

    Restaurant Manager

    Sergio Martinez joined Restaurant 56 in December 2014 as a Restaurant Manager, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experienced having worked in some of the U.K’s top establishments; Restaurant Sat Bains, Gidleigh Park and Danesfield House to name a few. Sergio has created a casual yet highly informative style of service, and his passion for the job is reflected in the unique wine list.

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    Przemyslaw Szczerbaniewicz

    Assistant Restaurant Manager

    Przemyslaw Szczerbaniewicz (Prem for short!) came from Gravetye Manor in November 2015, joining Restaurant 56 as Assistant Restaurant Manager. Having previously worked together at Gidleigh Park with Sergio, it was an easy decision to team up again and bring their immaculate service and vast knowledge together again.