The five-star Lanesborough Hotel is playing a starring role in BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals.

Set to be broadcast on BBC1 at 8pm tomorrow (6 December), episode 16 of series 15 sees six chefs battle for the opportunity to cook their food for a dining room filled with 20 leading chefs at The Chef’s Table.

A major event in the British culinary calendar, The Chef’s Table is being held at The Lanesborough Hotel’s flagship restaurant The Lanesborough Grill.

The six MasterChef finalists will get five hours to prepare for course each for this dinner, which will be eaten by 20 culinary giants, including Matt Abé from the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant Gordon Ramsay; Nieves Barragan Mohacho, from the one-Michelin-starred Sabor; Lisa Goodwin-Allen, from the one-Michelin-starred Northcote; Jason Atherton, from the three-Michelin-starred The Social Company; and MasterChef judge and renowned chef patron of Mere, Monica Galetti.

The Lanesborough is a grade II-listed neoclassical hotel on Hyde Park Corner, home to The Lanesborough Grill, helmed by executive chef Shay Cooper. Diners at The Lanesborough Grill can expect seasonal modern British fare in glamorous surrounds.

Watch episode 16 of series 15 at 8pm on 6 December. The episode will be available to view on iPlayer after that date.

The Lanesborough Grill, The Lanesborough, Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA. 

The Lanesborough Grill