What was your first job?
Labourer on a building site
What was your first job in catering?
Commis chef in a local pub
What do you normally have for breakfast?
Six eggs and porridge
Which is your favourite restaurant?
Michael O’Hare’s the Man Behind the Curtain in Leeds
What’s your favourite hotel?
The Savoy, London
What is your favourite drink?
What is your favourite cuisine?
Are there any ingredients that you refuse to cook with?
Kippers – the smell makes me feel sick!
What flavour combinations do you detest?
How would you describe your desk?
Which person in catering have you most admired?
Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?
A chocolate brownie
What daily newspaper/website do you read?
If not yourself, who would you rather have been?
If you had not gone into catering, where do you think you would be now?
Working as a personal trainer
When and where was your last holiday?
New York in October 2017
What irritates you most about the industry?
Lack of training in colleges
When did you last eat a hamburger?
What’s your favourite film?
The Green Mile
Who would play “you” in a film about your life?
What’s your favourite book?
A Kind Of Love Story by Tom Sellers
What is your favourite prepared product?
If you had more time, what would you do?
Spend it with my kids