Food: New name, new direction for Jaan

White asparagus carpaccio (top) and Iberico pork loin (above) are on the spring menu. British chef Kirk Westaway says he decided to put his name on the restaurant to show his dedication to it.
British chef Kirk Westaway (above) says he decided to put his name on the restaurant to show his dedication to it.PHOTOS: ZHANG XUAN, JAAN BY KIRK WESTAWAY
White asparagus carpaccio (above) and Iberico pork loin  are on the spring menu.
White asparagus carpaccio (above) and Iberico pork loin are on the spring menu.

The fine-dining restaurant is now known as Jaan by Kirk Westaway

Fine-dining restaurant Jaan at Swissotel The Stamford has been renamed Jaan by Kirk Westaway, to further cement the British chef's commitment to the restaurant he has helmed for the past four years.

This comes one year after the 34-year-old launched his Reinventing British menu, which showcases his take on modern British dining and highlights ingredients from his hometown of Devon.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 03, 2019, with the headline 'New name, new direction for Jaan'. Print Edition | Subscribe