Mitshel Ibrahim

WHEN: Saturday 2 Sept

WHERE: Ombra Restaurant & Forno Bakery

Mitshel Ibrahim was immersed in the food world from a young age. He was born in Milan to Egyptian parents, who owned a restaurant there, so when he moved to London aged 19, pursuing a career as a chef seemed like a natural path. Mitshel spent his early career working in renowned culinary names around London, such as The Dairy, Koya, and Michelin-starred hotspot The Clove Club. Then, in 2018, he joined Ombra as head chef, a canalside, neighbourhood Italian in Hackney – which already had a loyal following, but really found its feet under Mitshel’s leadership. Now, the team are expanding the brand with a second venture across the street: Forno, a deli, bakery and pastifici