What was your best subject at school?
What was your first job?
Working on construction with my dad during the summer
What was your first job in catering?
What do you normally have for breakfast?
Granola with nuts, honey, hazelnuts, chocolate milk and fruit
What do you do to relax?
Boxing and kickboxing
Which is your favourite restaurant?
Sagardi and Hide, both in London
What's your favourite hotel?
Elounda Beach hotel in Crete
What is your favourite drink?
What is your favourite food?
Steak, I cannot live without it
Which ingredient do you hate?
What do you always carry with you?
My lava necklace, which was a gift from my mum
Which person in catering have you most admired?
Mauro Colagreco and Thomas Keller
Which person gave you the greatest inspiration?
My grandmother was one of the best chefs I've ever known
Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?
My sharp Japanese knife
If not yourself, who would you rather have been?
A bird to fly and see the world
When and where was your last holiday?
Athens and Barcelona in February
What irritates you most about the industry?
When people don't understand how much effort is behind a dish. I also don't like how people think chefs are always screaming at their staff instead of inspiring and motivating the whole team, including waiters, runners and kitchen porters
When did you last eat a hamburger?
I love hamburgers, I had one yesterday with a lobster topping
What's your favourite film?
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Who would play "you" in a film about your life?
Actor Luke Evans
What's your favourite book?
The Little Prince
If you had more time, what would you do?
Travel in my yacht
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