Des McDonald in the press

Over the span of his career Des McDonald has been written about more times than we can count. Catch up with most recent articles, and some classics from the archives here.

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Quotations in the press

One of the most influential figures on the London restaurant scene, his ambition is global. He passionately believes the fish and chip shop is “a strong British brand” that can be successfully exported.

Evening Standard

Des McDonald has been instrumental in transforming the city into one of the world’s top dining destinations; McDonald knows restaurants from kitchen to boardroom.

The Independent, John Walsh

Des McDonald's name is legendary in the food business – the legends in question being Midas and Croesus.

His management expertise lies in choosing the right location, the right building and the appropriate style with his designer.

Financial Times, Nicholas Lander