Glynn Purnell

Birmingham native Glynn Purnell is one of the country’s culinary rising stars. He's also been a major influence in putting his home city firmly on the culinary map.

In 2002 Glynn joined Claude Bosi at his Michelin-starred Hibiscus restaurant (then still located in Ludlow) as sous chef. It was only after nine months that he moved on to Jessica's; Purnell's opened several years later, in 2007. Glynn has won numerous awards and critical accolades for his inspired, adventurous cooking.