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?
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.