Ross Shonhan

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Ross Shonhan is the founder of Bone Daddies and the former head chef of Japanese restaurant Zuma.

Ross moved to London in 2001 and joined Asia de Cuba as senior chef before moving to the Dorchester Hotel as junior sous chef. He then moved to the USA where he worked with Stephan Pyles. In 2005 he joined Nobu to oversee the opening of the group’s Dallas restaurant.

In 2007 he was head hunted by Rainer Becker and joined Zuma in Knightsbridge as head chef.

Zuma prides itself on offering something completely new, a sophisticated twist on the traditional Japanese izakaya style. The ethos behind Zuma is to deliver an authentic flavour of the east while respecting the traditions of the past.

Ross Shonhan has been quoted as saying; “I’ve seen the successes of both Nobu and Zuma and I would like a piece of that for myself! I am young enough to still have the energy to do it, and old enough to have the maturity to do it.”

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Passionate about Japan, Ross wanted a home for his version of Japanese food and contemporary culture, created specifically for London. And so he founded Bone Daddies, combining original Japanese dishes with Ross’s unique twist. He launched the original Bone Daddies as a simple Ramen Bar, beginning with the Peter Street restaurant.

Ross writes articles for Gwyneth Paltrow’s online goop business. He shares his best recipes, as well as staples from Bone Daddies.

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