Thuy Diem Pham

British-Vietnamese restaurateur and author Thuy Diem Pham is Head Chef and owner of the multi-award winning London restaurant, The Little Viet Kitchen. It was here that she created her signature dining experience by blending the best of restaurant precision and flair, with the comforts of the home kitchen. Having moved to the UK aged seven, Thuy has a distinctive approach to Vietnamese cooking in the West, combining an authentic core knowledge of Vietnamese culture with a deft understanding of the London food scene. In recent years she has performed demos at the UK’s largest food festivals, made numerous TV appearances and taken up several residencies in 5-star hotels and resorts, helping her to be widely regarded as the UK’s most prominent voice on Vietnamese cuisine.

Special subjects

Vietnamese Cuisine

Languages spoken

English Vietnamese

Regular work

Chef and author. Latest book, Vietnamese Made Easy, due to be published in Autumn 2023 by Quadrille.

Advisory boards / Awards

The Little Viet Kitchen won 'Best Restaurant in England', twice, and 'Best Street Food in the UK' at the Golden Chopsticks Awards. The Little Viet Kitchen, was #1 on Amazon for Asian cookbooks in 5 countries.

Commercial interests

The Little Viet Kitchen, restaurant and street food. Brand ambassador for Amoy UK & Gozney

Thuy Diem Pham