Peter Prescott, Director, Prescott & Conran, Boundary Hotel/ Albion Cafe/ Lutyens Restaurant "I didn't expect the surge of popularity in street food and single ingredient restaurants. It had a great run in 2012, however I’m not sure it will last. I do love a good roast chicken, but dread reading about the latest chicken-focused menu or steak house.
Steve Tonkin, Executive Chef, Soho House Group "The rumour that leading water scientists have issued one of the sternest warnings yet about global food supplies, saying that the world's population will become vegetarian over the next 40 years to avoid catastrophic shortages. The cost of food at the Olympic Games -- it felt like robbery.
Jacob Kenedy, Chef Patron, Bocca di Lupo & Gelupo "The twin cults of food-vans–turned-restaurants, and restaurants with gimmicky puritanical offerings (steak & chicken, hot dogs & champagne, ramen, BBQ, burgers, burgers & lobsters etc).