What was your first job in catering?
Working for Pierre Koffmann at Koffmann’s at the Berkeley hotel in London
What do you normally have for breakfast?
A strawberry nutrition bar with a cup of tea
What do you do to relax?
Sleep – but never enough
Which is your favourite restaurant?
The Ledbury in Notting Hill
What’s your favourite hotel?
Claridge’s in Mayfair
What is your favourite drink?
Jack Daniels and coke
Which ingredient do you hate the most?
I hate Brussels sprouts with a passion
Are there any foods/ingredients that you refuse to cook with?
I’m happy to cook anything, but I have an allergy to shellfish
Which person in catering have you most admired?
Pierre Koffmann and Sat Bains
Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?
What daily newspaper/website do you read?
Evening Standard and The Caterer
If not yourself, who would you rather have been?
If you had not gone into catering, where do you think you would be now?
I would have tried to fulfil my dream of being a footballer
When and where was your last holiday?
Barbados, November 2018
Tell us a secret…
I’ll whisper it to you…
What irritates you most about the industry?
Customers who think they know about your food
When did you last eat a hamburger?
Last night after service!
What’s your favourite film?
Creed 1 and 2
Who would play “you” in a film about your life?
What’s your favourite book?
Éric Frechon’s [of Épicure, Paris] cookbook
What is your favourite prepared product?
If you had more time, what would you do?