Daniel Andrade appointed head chef of Annexe Restaurant

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 19th August 2016

Madeiran chef, Daniel Andrade has been appointed head chef of Birmingham’s Mediterranean influenced restaurant, Annexe Restaurant.

The new menu will take inspiration from Daniel’s Madeira heritage and will include fresh new dishes such as octopus carpaccio, strawberry gazpacho, Txogitxu beef and duck with lavender, fennel and peaches.

Daniel said: “I know Birmingham has an excellent culinary reputation and I’m excited to be a part of the city. We’ve got ambitious plans for the Annexe and the new menu is the first step in that journey.

“I grew up in Madeira surrounded by great fresh ingredients with big bold flavours and I want to bring this to the new menu.

“I’ll be using all my passion and experience to bring exciting, innovative Mediterranean cuisine to Birmingham.”

With the appointment of Daniel the restaurant is set to bring a ‘new dimension to the city’s dining scene’ signifying a new direction to the award winning restaurant which was launched in 2011.

Founder and proprietor, Alex Fisher said: “We’re delighted to welcome Daniel to the Annexe. Dan comes to us with influences from home as well as extensive experience in kitchens across the continent. We’re excited with his plans for the Annexe. And we think guests will be delighted with the combination of Dan’s exciting food, our perfectly matched wines and the relaxed, continental vibe of the restaurant.”  

Daniel trained at Michelin starred, The Grand Jersey and three rosette hotel and restaurant, Rockliffe Hall as well as stints at leading restaurants across Europe.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 19th August 2016

Daniel Andrade appointed head chef of Annexe Restaurant