Dave Wall, head chef of the Unruly Pig in Bromeswell, Suffolk, took home the title of Pub Restaurant Chef Award 2019 at a glittering ceremony at the Hilton on Park Lane in central London.
Wall was also a finalist for the Pub Chef of the Year award at the 2018 Great British Pub Awards.
The Unruly Pig has previously featured on the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs list as well as winning Front of House Team of the Year award.
Well, what a night it was for Suffolk and, for @Maison_Bleue’s @pascalcanevet -deserved winner the Best Restaurant category. But @unrulypig, @DaveLGWall is our hero. We are so proud of him- congratulations Dave on becoming Britain’s Best Pub Restaurant Chef. Thanks @Craft_Guild . pic.twitter.com/mz92qpwpnU— The Unruly Pig (@unrulypig) June 7, 2019
Mitchells & Butlers steakhouse brand Miller & Carter also struck gold at the awards, winning Chef’s Favourite Branded Restaurant 2019.
The full list of winners were:
Apprentice Chef Award 2019: Paige Hill from the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, west London
Armed Services Chef Award 2019: Corporal David Davey-Smith from the Royal Air Force
Banqueting and Event Chef Award 2019: Gemma Amor from Sodexo, Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire
Chef Lecturer Award 2019: Andrea Ruff from The Claire Clark Academy, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Chef’s Favourite Branded Restaurant 2019: Miller & Carter
Competition Chef Award 2019: Corporal Ian Mark from the Royal Air Force
Contract Catering Chef Award 2019: James Larkins, Compass Group
Development Chef Award 2019: Laurence Tottingham from Oliver Kay, which is part of Bidfresh
Innovation Award 2019: Andrew Clarke from St Leonards Restaurant, Shoreditch, east London
New Restaurant of the Year Award 2019: Alex Bond from Alchemilla Restaurant, Nottingham
Pastry Chef Award 2019: Sarah Frankland from the Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot, Surrey
People’s Choice Award 2019: Murray Chapman, from First Contact Chefs
Pub Restaurant Chef Award 2019: Dave Wall from the Unruly Pig, Bromeswell, Suffolk
Public Sector Chef Award 2019: Ryan Hopper from ESS Defence
Restaurant Chef Award 2019: Pascal Canevet from La Maison Bleue, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Young Chef Award 2019: Rick Owens from Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxford
Special Award 2019: Michael Caines