Introduction: The Idea, Our Story, Foundations; Ingredients: Fruit, Veg, Fish, Meat, Dairy, Dry Stores - Includes the top 250 ingredients Leon use every day in their restaurants; Recipes: Breakfasts, Soups, Salads, Starters, Sharers & Sides, Grills & Sauces, Slow Cooks, Puds, Drinks; Suppliers, Index, Acknowledgements
Leon was voted 'Best New Restaurant' by judges Rick Stein, Gordon Ramsay, Nigel Slater, Heston Blumenthal and Jay Rayner in the 2005 Observer food awards. Includes two gatefolds; two ribbons; stickers pages, die-cuts and map insert Specially commissioned photography by award-winning photographer, Georgia Glynn Smith. Leon won the 2007 RSPCA Good Business Award for the Best Restaurant Chain. In 2008 Allegra was awarded an MBE for services to the hospitality industry.
Allegra McEvedy founded, with partners Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent, Leon, the award-winning, healthy, fast-food restaurant chain, which currently has eight London restaurants, with more planned for 2008. Leon was voted "Best New Restaurant" by judges Rick Stein, Gordon Ramsay, Nigel Slater, Heston Blumenthal and Jay Rayner in the 2005 Observer food awards. In 2008 Allegra was awarded an MBE for services to the hospitality industry.
Leon is as sexy as a cookbook gets - stylish, interesting, and full of tempting, yet inexpensive, seasonal recipes * Delicious Magazine * Fantastic, gutsy, Technicolor stuff -- Jay Rayner * Guardian * I love the Leon chain. It serves really fresh fast food but the kind that's good for you. Its meatballs are amazing and it's licensed. -- Gordon Ramsay Proves fast food doesn't have to be unhealthy * Sunday Times Style *