Revelations: Jake Boyce

17 November 2017 by
Revelations: Jake Boyce

Jake Boyce, head chef, Minnow, Clapham, London.

What was your first job in catering? Commis chef for an events company

What do you have for breakfast?
Staffordshire oatcakes or scrambled egg with lots of butter

Which is your favourite restaurant?
Auberge du Vieux Puits near Narbonne in France

What's your favourite hotel?
Whatley Manor in the Cotswolds

What is your favourite drink? Beer

Which ingredient do you hate the most?

Are there any foods/ingredients that you refuse to cook with? Ketchup. Apart from that, I have no morals

What flavour combinations do you detest? Chestnuts and salmon

If not yourself, who would you rather have been?
The Queen or Liam Gallagher

Which person in catering have you most admired?
Fergus Henderson

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

If you had not gone into catering, where do you think you would be now? Failing hard at a music career

When and where was your last holiday?
Greece, two months ago

What's your favourite film?
Zulu or Belleville Rendez-Vous

What irritates you most about the industry? Lateness and my hours

When did you last eat a hamburger?
Two days ago

What is your favourite prepared product?
Hash brown fries.

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