The Standard announces Peter Sanchez-Iglesias as chef of its rooftop restaurant in London

Peter Sanchez-iglesias

Peter Sanchez-iglesias

Executive Chef 9th October 2018

The Standard announces Peter Sanchez-Iglesias as chef of its rooftop restaurant in London

The Standard announced today that Peter Sanchez-Iglesias will be the Chef of the top floor restaurant at its highly anticipated London hotel, opening in 2019. Following on the success and acclaim of his two restaurants in Bristol, Casamia and Paco Tapas, this will be the chef’s first restaurant in London.

“Peter is one of the most talented and innovative young chefs in the UK, if not the world,” said Amar Lalvani, CEO of The Standard. “We are honoured to be collaborating with him and are thrilled that The Standard, London is the stage that he has chosen to display his artistry to the world.”

Peter comes to The Standard, London with tremendous accolades, including the “Chef of the Year” award in the 2018 Good Food Guide, in which Casamia was also named one of the top 10 restaurants in the UK. In the 2019 Good Food Guide, Casamia rose to number eight in the listings.

Paco Tapas was awarded a Michelin star in October 2017, just a month before its first anniversary. This year marks the 11th guide in which Casamia has held a Michelin star.

“For me the attraction of working with The Standard, London is the whole experience. I've been a massive fan of The Standard for years - their hospitality, their image, look and everything they do,” said Peter Sanchez-Iglesias. “To me, they always approach their businesses in a new and refreshing way. When I first heard about the possibility of coming on board with The Standard, London I was like ‘hell yeah’! I never thought I’d work with a hotel but this is different. The team are amazing. The people behind this project are hugely creative, open-minded. It’s completely the right fit."

Peter’s bold flavour profile, complimented by the restaurant’s spectacular views of central London overlooking St Pancras, will offer an unparalleled dining experience in London.

About The Standard, London
Opening in 2019, The Standard, London will be housed in the historic Camden Town Annex, celebrating the history and architecture of the building and neighbourhood while connecting it to its future, anchoring the ongoing revival of King’s Cross. As the world’s most innovative hospitality brand, The Standard will bring its distinctive culture and irreverent style to London.

From the Sunset Strip in Hollywood to the Meatpacking District in New York City The Standard transforms neighbourhoods. Bringing community and culture and creating a democratic and welcoming environment for the creation of unforgettable experiences. The Standard, London is designed by The Standard’s in-house design team in collaboration with Shawn Hausman Design and will have 266 bedrooms some including outdoor terraces and bathtubs overlooking St. Pancras Station, Double Standard the ground floor bar facing Euston Road, an indoor / outdoor Garden restaurant, a Standard Sounds studio and record press along with the rooftop restaurant helmed by Peter Sanchez-Iglesias which will be accessible by an exterior lift with views overlooking the city.

Image Credit: John Blackwell

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