Chef Jozef Youssef

Kitchen Theory founder & chef patron.

Jozef Youssef is the creative force behind Kitchen Theory. His years of experience in London’s most highly acclaimed Michelin star restaurants and hotels coupled with his passion for gastronomy, art and science all led to him establishing Kitchen Theory in 2010. Since then Youssef has published his first book; Molecular Gastronomy at Home, and is currently an associate editor at the International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science.

Youssef designs Kitchen Theory’s Gastrophysics Chef’s Table, corporate experiences and product ‘sensplorations’ , by combining his exceptional culinary skills with ongoing research into the scientific field of gastrophysics, carried out in collaboration with Professor Charles Spence, head of Oxford University’s Crossmodal Department.

Youssef’s contribution towards scientific research in the field of gastronomy has led him to travel the world sharing the findings and unique creative method; in which science is used to enhance experience design, resulting in gastronomic experiences which led to Kitchen Theory becoming among the most successful pop-up restaurants in London.

Most recently, Youssef has created the Gastrophysics Chef’s Table, at which he hosts 10 guests, who are set to experience the most multisensory chef’s table in London.

Want to find out more?

  • Visit Our Work to see Jozef’s Portfolio and media clippings
  • Get in touch to find out more about our services and book an experience or experience design.

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On April 19th 2018, a panel of 10 multidisciplinary experts in the field of gastronomy will gather in London with 70 members of the public aiming to share, debate and address in creative and positive ways the major shifts to come through the lens of multisensory design.