Great British Menu 2020 chefs: Kerth Gumbs, London and south east heat

Shelly Cameron

Shelly Cameron

Social Media Manager

Kerth Gumbs is the head chef at Ormer Mayfair in London

Read more about Kerth and watch his skill videos here

Originally from Anguilla in the Caribbean, Kerth was inspired to start cooking by his mother as she was a chef.

Kerth left Anguilla and moved to the UK in 2004 to pursue his culinary studies. He graduated from Le Cordon Bleu where he obtained a Grand Diploma in French cuisine and patisserie.



His curiosity to explore the business side of the food & beverage industry, which lead him to work for London's most successful restaurateurs, Cris Cobrin and Jeremy King, followed by a position at a five star Hilton Hotel.

Kerth then moved to Singapore in 2011, joining celebrity chef Jason Atherton's new venture Esquina, followed by opening another sister project.

After 2 years working and travelling in Asia and learning new flavours and techniques, Kerth returned to London, taking on the position of head chef at Ormer in Mayfair.

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Shelly Cameron

Shelly Cameron

Social Media Manager 24th March 2020

Great British Menu 2020 chefs: Kerth Gumbs, London and south east heat