What was your first job?
Working in a family coffee shop
What was your first job in catering?
Dulce Patria (in Mexico City)
What do you normally have for breakfast?
Eggs and toast
Which is your favourite restaurant?
Sabor by Chef Nieves Barragán Mohacho (in Mayfair, London)
What is your favourite drink?
Carajillo or Cuba libre
What is your favourite food?
Breaded chicken with avocado, tomatillo salsa and salad
Which ingredient do you hate the most?
What flavour combinations do you detest?
None, completely the opposite. I always get amazed about how weird combinations work perfectly together
What do you always carry with you?
My bottle of Bach Rescue
Which person in catering have you most admired?
Martha Ortiz and my ex sous chef Tonatiuh Cuevas
If you had not gone into catering, where do you think you would be now?
Maybe I would have become a psychologist
Describe your ultimate nightmare?
Driving my car and realising the brakes weren't working
Tell us a secret...
I'm scared of the sea
What irritates you most about the industry?
That some men still can't process that women can also be in charge of a kitchen
What's your favourite film?
Billy Elliot and The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
Who would play "you" in a film about your life?
What's your favourite book?
Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel and The Whole Fish cookbook by Josh Niland
What is your favourite prepared product?
Any snack bar that contains dark chocolate, nuts, cereals and oranges
If you had more time, what would you do?
I'd spend more time travelling and doing recipe research
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