Anton Edelmann is renowned for having been the Savoy hotel's maître chef des cuisines for 21 years, between 1982 and 2003. He is now the owner and patron of his own restaurant in Hertfordshire, Anton's.
Born in Germany, Anton got his first professional job at the Savoy. He returned to work inin Germany before coming back to London to work at The Dorchester hotel under Anton Mosimann. He then went on to another of London's great hotels, Grosvenor House before returning to the Savoy.
Anton is reputed for his modern European food with a strong French influence. Having left the Savoy he worked as the chef at the Directors' Table, the fine dining division of catering company Sodexho, and Chef Patron at London's Allium restaurant.
Anton is a television regular and the author of several books.
The Savoy Cookbook, Pavilion Books, 2003