What was your best subject at school?
What do you do to relax?
Swimming, tennis, reading
What was your first job?
Modelling, aged 14
What was your first job in catering?
Cooking dinner parties for my parents, aged 14
What do you normally have for breakfast?
Fruit, muesli, yogurt
What's your favourite hotel?
What is your favourite drink?
Are there any foods/ingredients that you refuse to cook with?
Anything that's endangered
What flavour combinations do you detest?
Raspberry and duck
Which person in catering have you most admired?
Michel Roux Jnr
Which person gave you the greatest inspiration?
Clarissa Dickson Wright
When did you last eat a hamburger?
I love home-made burgers - they're the ultimate comfort food - and eat them all the time
If you had not gone into catering, what do you think you would be now?
How would you describe your desk?
Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?
Extra virgin olive oil
Describe your ultimate nightmare
Going to Mexico and eating in 30 different restaurants in three days
When and where was your last holiday?
In France last week for a friend's wedding
What do you always carry with you?
What irritates you most about the industry?
People writing reviews without knowing anything about the subject. Not everyone can be a critic
Who would play you in a film about your life?
Anyone with a big gap between their teeth
What is your favourite prepared food product?
If you had more time, what would you do?
Thomasina Miers, chef and co-owner, Wahaca