MasterChef semi-finalist to open West African restaurant in London

Chef William JM Chilila, a semi-finalist on last year’s MasterChef: The Professionals, is set to open Akoko in London’s Fitzrovia in October.

Chilila previously worked as a senior sous chef at D&D London’s Orrery restaurant in London’s Marylebone, and as a demi chef de partie at the Montagu Kitchen at the Hyatt Regency London The Churchill hotel.