Aktar Islam

At the helm of the Lasan kitchen, is Chef director Aktar Islam, who develops exciting, innovative and award winning recipes. Aktar’s passion for creating modern South Asian cuisine has ensured his meteoric rise as one of the most talented chefs in the UK.

In 2010, he led Lasan to victory in Gordon Ramsay’s ‘The F Word’, becoming the first Indian restaurant to take home the prestigious accolade of ‘Best Local Restaurant’. What’s more, he became the only self-taught chef to win the coveted BBC2 ‘Great British Menu’ 2011 title, triumphing over the UK’s most revered Michelin-starred talent.

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