One to Watch

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Darlington-born Sean Wrest, then head chef at Michelin-starred Roots in York was named One to Watch in the TSC Awards 2020.

Sean started his career working at the the Sandpiper Inn in Leyburn, followed by stages at The Fat Duck in Bray as well as at award-winning Oslo restaurant, Maaemo.

He then joined the Banks family at The Black Swan in Oldstead, before leaving to help open Roots as the restaurant's head chef. Since winning the award (and a Michelin star), Sean has stepped away from his role at Roots to take some time out and plan the launch of a restaurant with his partner, Sam Haigh.

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Editor 1st December 2020

One to Watch