What was your best subject at school?
What was your first job?
Part-time in a pet shop
What was your first job in catering?
At the Smokehouse restaurant in Richmond
What do you normally have for breakfast?
What do you do to relax?
Drink Guinness and read cookbooks
Which is your favourite restaurant?
Depends on my mood - in London it's Song Que, in Cornwall it's Nathan Outlaw
What's your favourite hotel?
In London, the Hoxton hotel
What is your favourite drink?
Guinness and red wine
Which ingredient do you hate the most?
Are there any foods/ingredients that you refuse to cook with? If so, why?
A lot of foraged foods, as I don't like the taste, apart from seaweed
Tell us a secret…
I have a Haribo addiction
What do you always carry with you?
How would you describe your desk?
The kitchen pass is my desk
Which person in catering have you most admired?
Which person gave you the greatest inspiration?
What daily website do you read?
Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?
If not yourself, who would you rather have been?
I'm quite happy being myself - or George Clooney
What irritates you most about the industry?
When did you last eat a hamburger?
Last weekend - it was a chicken burger from MEATliquor
What's your favourite film?
What's your favourite book?
I don't really read books, apart from cookbooks