Andrew MacKenzie, the Head Chef at The Salt Room in Brighton, part of the Black Rock Restaurant Group owned by Raz Helatat, has always been drawn to the culinary world. Influenced by his professional chef uncles, he immersed himself in their kitchens from the age of ten, where he developed a deep passion for the bustling restaurant environment.
Throughout his career, Andrew has become a leading expert in Sussex’s exceptional produce, focusing on premium meats and seafood. His diverse background includes renowned establishments such as Gingerman, Drakes, The Half Moon in Kirdford, West Sussex, and Soho House, Brighton. Andrew’s menus consistently showcase his appreciation for fish and seafood, a testament to the trust he places in his carefully chosen suppliers, many of whom are among the best on the southern coast.