Food by John Lawson

A restaurant in Leigh-on-sea Essex, Real food, sourced locally, made from organic produce, we service organic wine, biodynamic wine and natural wines. 

Westminster trained John Lawson started his career at Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. His training with Raymond Blanc saw him go on to work in two and three Michelin star restaurants in France, UK, USA and Australia, restaurants including; Daniel Boulud’s and Gordon Ramsey at The London, New York.

John has been a private chef for The Sultan of Oman and a high profile Celebrity family.

John was appointed Executive Chef & partner of No.8 at Crown, Melbourne in September 2013, His achievements were not only limited to the restaurant; he made an appearance on MasterChef as well as cooking at the Australian Open in 2014 and 2015.

In 2016 John was diagnosed with a brain tumour, his on-going recovery has been mainly as a result of the food he eats. Real food, cooked to nutritionally support the body. He opened FOOD by John Lawson in June 2017 to share his love of good food with the hope of inspiring us all the eat 'Real Food'. To read more about John's inspiring story click here

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