John Burton Race

John Burton Race was born in Singapore in 1957. The son of a British diplomat, and he spent his formative years travelling the globe, experiencing a multitude of cuisines. His family settled in Hampshire and his journey to create the most beautiful food began there, and encompassed "sous chef" at Les Manoir Quat' Saisons, Oxford and Head Chef and Manager of Le Petit Blanc, Oxford. In 1986, John Burton Race opened a restaurant of his own -- L'Ortolan in Berkshire, gaining and maintaining two Mich