What do you currently have on your phone’s wallpaper?
Standard iPhone setting, stars in the night sky
What was your first job?
Washing pots and pans in the first Casamia kitchen
Gordon or Marco?
What was the last film you saw in the cinema?
Okay I’m not proud of this, but it was Beauty and the Beast, and yes in my opinion it was shit
What is your guiltiest food pleasure?
Fries and vanilla milkshake
Where are you going on your next holiday?
What industry figure do you most admire?
I wouldn’t single out just one industry figure, I think every person who I have met I’ve admired one way or another. The beauty of this industry is we inspire each other to push and better our craft
If you weren’t in restaurants, what would you do?
I would love to think I could have been an architect, but most likely a carpenter
Leaving Bristol to open a restaurant in Cheltenham
Dirty chef whites
Oddest thing a customer has said to you?
One asked for a condom
Marmite: love it or hate it?
Do you know what, sometimes I do, sometimes I don’t. Weird
Describe your cooking style in three words
Creative, multicultural, delicious
What country do you next want to visit?
Most overrated food?
Supermarket premium ranges. I’m not convinced...
Restaurant czar for a day – what would you implement?
Ban ready-made products
What’s the worst/best review you’ve ever had?
I hate it when people have said they liked it then slagged us off in the review… that’s the worst. The best? Still like to think we’re working for our best review
What made you want to become a chef?
I love cooking. End of
What do you cook at home on your days off?
I’m hardly ever home to be fair but if I am I get take out or go out
What advice would you give someone starting out in the industry?
Give it everything you’ve got, do what you want to do, and don’t try to people-please
iPhone or Android?
iPhone, all the way
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Be nice, be kind
What’s your earliest memory?
Where do you go when you want to let your hair down?
Believe it or not I’m most comfortable eating at a restaurant
Twitter or Instagram?
Instagram. It’s better to look at pictures, I believe it explains a 1000 words
Tipple of choice?
Sherry or an IPA
What would you choose to eat for your last meal?
A Thai banquet cooked by our development chef Josh Green