TIMELINE

2020

In January, Clare announced she will open a new restaurant in Crown Sydney in  February 2021

2019

In December, Core entered La Liste 2020 with a score of 96.0

2019

2019

In September, Clare is featured in Vogue's 'Forces for Change' issue guest edited by Meghan Markle.

In September, Core became the first restaurant ever to enter  The Good Food Guide with a perfect score of 10/10

2019

In June, Clare is awarded an honorary doctorate by Queen’s University Belfast for service to the hospitality industry

2019

Clare named Chef of the Year

at National Restaurant Awards.

Core awarded 4th Best Restaurant in the UK.

2018

In November Clare appears in Netflix's 

The Final Table as a UK culinary icon

2018

In October Clare received two stars as a new entry in the 2019 Michelin Guide 2018 

2018

In September Core scored a perfect 10 and was awarded the highest ever new entry in the Good Food Guide 2019. Core was also awarded AA rosettes and received Top Gastronomic Experience at the Harden’s Restaurant Awards

2018

In June, Core was named New Restaurant of the Year by the Craft Guild of Chefs. Core also received the Service Award and was named

4th Best Restaurant in the

UK at the National Restaurant Awards

2018

In May, Clare catered the private wedding reception for the  Royal Wedding between

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

2018

In April, Core by Clare Smyth named Best Restaurant at the GQ Food and Drink Awards and Clare voted the World’s Best Female Chef

by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants

2017

Core by Clare Smyth

opened in August in Notting Hill

2016

Clare was given a special award recognising her achievement as a female chef in the 2017 edition of the Great Britain and Ireland Michelin Guide

2016

Departed Restaurant Gordon Ramsay to open first solo restaurant,

Core by Clare Smyth

2016

Received the Chef Award at

The Cateys

2015

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay was awarded five AA rosettes

2014 - 2016

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay awarded a perfect 10 score by the Good Food Guide

for 3 consecutive years

2013

Appointed Member of the

Order of the British Empire

(MBE)

2013

Named the Good Food Guide’s National Chef of the Year

2012

Became Chef Patron of Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

2007

Returned to London and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay as Head Chef

2005 - 2007

Joined the team at Alain Ducasse’s Le Louis XV in Monte Carlo

2002

Joined Restaurant Gordon Ramsay and worked way up to become Senior Sous Chef

1995 - 2002

Honed  skills in UK and Australian restaurants, worked and staged under influential chefs around the world

1995

Moved to England to study culinary arts at Highbury College 

1978

Born in County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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