Mark champions British seasonal ingredients and has a great enthusiasm for food heritage. He has a special Game Feast menu at his London restaurants and has included game extensively on his menus and recipe books. In 2009 he teamed up with Game-to-Eat to write 6 recipes for the 2009 recipe booklet.
Celebrated chef and food writer Mark Hix is known for his original take on British gastronomy, after 17 years working in the industry, he opened his first restaurant in 2008 – the distinguished Hix Oyster & Chop House in Smithfield, and has since opened a further four establishments including Hix Oyster & Fish House in Lyme Regis and the award-winning Mark’s bar, all to great critical acclaim. He is frequently lauded as one of London’s most eminent restaurateurs with an unrivalled knowledge of ingredients with provenance. Mark has a monthly column in Esquire, a weekly column in The Independent, and is the author of a number of cookbooks on British cuisine including British Seasonal Food and British Regional Food, reflecting his interest in traditional, local and sustainable produce including game.