Revelations: Jorjon Colazo, head chef, Aquavit London

11 September 2020
Revelations: Jorjon Colazo, head chef, Aquavit London

What was your best subject at school?


What was your first job?

Commis chef at an Italian restaurant in a resort town in Argentina

What do you normally have for breakfast?

Coffee and a bowl of granola with blueberries

What do you do to relax?

Brew kombucha

Which is your favourite restaurant?

Gastrologik in Stockholm

What's your favourite hotel?

Alila Yangshuo, in China

What is your favourite drink?

High-altitude Argentinian wine

What is your favourite food/cuisine?


Which ingredient do you hate the most?

Hot olives

What flavour combinations do you detest?

Anything dressed or seasoned with extra lemon

What do you always carry with you?

Phone and headphones

Which person in catering have you most admired?

Magnus Nilsson, for his talent, dedication and philosophy

Magnus Nilsson
Magnus Nilsson

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

My phone with a solar charger and satellite WiFi

If not yourself, who would you rather have been?

Neil Armstrong

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

I cannot imagine my life not being a chef, but I think I would be a commercial pilot

Describe your ultimate nightmare?

A dining room full of people with fake allergies

When and where was your last holiday?

It was a staycation in a motorhome in Cornwall last July

Tell us a secret...

My favourite food is made by a person who can barely cook

Who would play "you" in a film about your life?

A chubby Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt – credit: Shutterstock
Chris Pratt – credit: Shutterstock

What's your favourite film?


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