What was your first job in catering?
Working at the Georgian restaurant in Harrods
What do you normally have for breakfast?
Eggs, spinach and a protein shake
What do you do to relax?
I spend time with my wife and kids, and I also go to the gym
Which is your favourite restaurant?
Mine, obviously, and Mews of Mayfair
What’s your favourite hotel?
Sandy Lane, Barbados
What is your favourite drink?
An Old Fashioned, made with Pyrat XO Rum
What is your favourite food?
Which ingredient do you hate the most?
What flavour combinations do you detest?
Sweet and sour
Which person in catering have you most admired?
Marco Pierre White
Which person gave you the greatest inspiration?
Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?
My family and a few saucepans
What daily newspaper/website do you read?
The Evening Standard and The Caterer, of course!
If you had not gone into catering, where do you think you would be now?
Probably a professional boxer
What irritates you most about the industry?
What’s your favourite film?
Boyz n the Hood
What’s your favourite book?
What is your favourite prepared product?
Indomie noodles, especially after a long shift
Who would be in your ‘fantasy’ brigade?
All my chefs at Smiths
If you had more time, what would you do?
I would do it all again