Liam Rogers is the new head chef at Michelin-starred Northcote

Cara Houchen

Liam Rogers has been announced as the new head chef at Michelin-starred Northcote.

Liam will be working closely with Executive Chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen, to head up the current kitchen at Northcote, which has retained its Michelin star for 26 consecutive years.

Warrington-born chef Liam has worked in restaurants his entire life; his father had a restaurant in his local village and he spent six years working there as a teenager. Now, with more than 10 of restaurant experience, Liam is passionate about fine dining and really getting under the skin of a region and the ingredients it produces. Previously to his role at The Gleneagles Hotel, where he also started his fine dining career in 2015, he held the position of junior sous chef at two-Michelin starred Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottingham, and was also a MasterChef: The Professionals 2021 finalist, impressing judges with his flavour combinations, before returning to Gleneagles.


Liam, who describes one of his proudest career moments as getting the job at Northcote, said: "Lisa is ultimately what attracted me to the role at Northcote. She is renowned for her fantastic training culture and is incredibly passionate about developing people and helping to create a path for their successful careers, this is something that’s really important to me.

“Lisa is an amazing person and she’s a great chef and I loved watching her on Great British Menu. She judged me on MasterChef too and she gave me good feedback which really stood out. She gave me points on things to work on which helped me get to next level. The kitchen at Northcote is really impressive, I’m excited to be able to put everything I’ve learnt in my career so far into a head chef role and working with the great chefs within the team."

Liam replaces Danny Young who left in 2022 and is now head chef at Port Gaverne in Cornwall.

Image credit @NorthcoteUK

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Cara Houchen

Cara Houchen

Editor 22nd February 2023

Liam Rogers is the new head chef at Michelin-starred Northcote