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About Me

The best meal I've ever had is:

Anthony's Restaurant in Leeds

My favourite restaurants are:

Oud Sluis, El Celler De Can Roca, La Becasse, Albright Hussey, El Bulli, Alinea, WD~50, The Fat Duck, Anthony's, Quay, Dinner, The Kitchin, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Le Gavroche, Le Manoir, Nathan Outlaw

On my current menu I have:

Lots of locally sourced meats, fish and vegetables and fruits on monthly menus and daily changing specials

I love cooking because:

I have a huge passion for art and science of cooking. Food is my life!

If I wasn't a chef I'd be a:

I wouldnt be anything else

My favourite web sites are:

Modernist Cuisine, eGullet, Chef'sRant, BBC food,, Good food, the british larder, the staff canteen, eg forums

My Favourite bands are:

Indie bands, kasabian, artic monkeys, oasis, coldplay, etc

My favourite cook books are:

Anything by award winning chefs and anything on the science of cooking

I am currently listening to:

Beach House 'Lazuli'

My top five songs of all time are:

To difficult to break down into 5

I support

Stoke City FC


Good Food, Music, Friends


Anyone who gets in my way in my kitchen! Front of house staff that havent got a clue about the kitchen or the industry

The last book I bought was:

Sergiology by Sergio Herman

My latest news:

Exploring the how and the why of cooking

Tell us a little about yourself

Deeply dedicated to my job as chef at the coach and horses, work hard 6 days a week to produce food to the highest possible standards while training junior chefs to our standards

What are your interests:

Cooking, listening to music, reading cook books, learning new techniques and recipes

My bible cook book is:

Modernist Cuisine by Nathan Myhrvold

My website is:

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