Calum Franklin

Chef Franklin is a London-based executive head chef of the Holborn Dining Room in London, he is a self-described ‘pastry deviant’ making traditional British pies into a fine dining experience and drawing inspiration from architecture to craft his tasty works of art.

Calum has worked at a variety of renowned restaurants including; The Ivy, Aurora at the Andaz Hotel, Indigo at One Aldwych Hotel, and was Senior Sous Chef at Roast in Borough Market, prior to heading up the kitchen at Holborn Dining Room. He is obsessive about pastry and specializes in intricately decorated pies and Wellingtons with unusual fillings. The restaurant sells over 200 of his creations a day.