Chef revelations: Peter Lloyd, W hotel and the Spice Market

15 May 2015
Chef revelations: Peter Lloyd, W hotel and the Spice Market

Peter Lloyd, executive chef at the W hotel and the Spice Market

What was your best subject at school?


What was your first job?

Youth Training Scheme chef working with the armed forces in Germany

What do you do to relax?

Binge on a TV box set

What's your favourite restaurant?

Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski hotel, Bangkok

What's your favourite drink?

A glass of Vouvray from the Loire Valley

What do you normally have for breakfast?

Espresso and a bowl of Fruit & Fibre

What's your favourite cuisine?

Outside from what I cook (Asian), it would be Italian

What flavour combinations do you detest?

Cheese and pineapple

Tell us a secret…

I'm dating someone at work

Which person in catering have you most admired?

Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?

My girlfriend

If not yourself, who would you rather have been?

Sylvester Stallone

Which ingredient do you hate the most?


If you had not gone into catering, where do you think you would be now?

10 Downing Street - I've always been good at sorting out a mess

Describe your ultimate nightmare

Hearing the words: "prepare for emergency landing"

What irritates you most about the industry?

The number of unskilled chefs who all want a pay rise

What's your favourite book?

Asian Flavours by Jean-Georges Vongerichten

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