Chinese Master joins Hari for two special nights..

Chef But with Hand Drawn Noodles

We will be serving a sumptuous Chinese banquet to our twelve lucky diners on August 5th & 6th – each night this will be an exclusive chance to sample top end Chinese food prepared by a master chef with over 40 years experience.

Also part of the evening will be a demonstration of Hand Drawn noodles a skill that Mr But is famed for and a true master at…

We are putting final touches to the menu and will post this soon along with the expected donation cost for this very unique event…

If you are interested to reserve your place for these events we are now accepting bookings so do not delay.


Mr But or ‘B’ as he prefers to be known was born in Shanghai, at the age of two he moved with his parents to Hong Kong. His father was also a chef and trained in the art of Imperial Russian cuisine and his brother Tony is also a chef who works along side him and continuing the family culinary tradition.

Nearly Forty years ago ‘B’ moved to the UK and initially worked at Mr Chow’s Knightsbridge. Then for a time at the Golden Duck in Fulham, the forerunner of the Chinese Brassiere before joining Chinese Cookery Book writer Ken Lo at Memories of China were he has worked for the last thirty plus years as the Executive Chef until his recent retirement!

‘B’ is recognised as a leading exponent in the art of Hand Drawn Noodles a magical culinary skill that he has been preparing for some thirty plus years. He has demonstrated the noodle making process on numerous occasions. He has appeared twice on the BBC TV ‘Generation Game’ and the BBC’s ‘Food & Drink’ programme, Channel 4’s Big Breakfast and also on various Children’s programmes from TV AM’s Wide Awake Club to ITV Motormouth Christmas Special. He has appeared on Belgian TV and been involved in many Food Promotions for specialist festivals throughout Europe and the UK.

He was the first and probably is the only Chinese Chef to cook in the Isles of Scilly (saving the residents of the islands considerable expense of having a take-away flown in by helicopter from Penzance!).

‘B’ is married lives in London and has two daughters.