José Pizarro is an award-winning chef and bestselling author. He worked at Meson de Doña Filo in Madrid before coming to London, where he co-founded the Brindisa restaurants with the Eyre Brothers. He now runs the successful tapas and sherry bar 'José' and restaurant 'Pizarro' in Bermondsey Street and 'José Pizarro' on Broadgate also a pop-up restaurant Little José in Canary Wharf serving tapas and gintonicas! He regularly appears on BBC's Saturday Kitchen and Channel 4's Sunday Brunch. His first book, Seasonal Spanish Food won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award and was nominated for the IACP and Cordon Bleu awards. Basque was one of Observer Food Monthly's 'Books of 2016'.