Q: Where were you born?
A: I was born in Athlone in Cape Town
Q: How long have you been in your present job?
A: I’ve been here for seven months now – since May this year.
Q: What is your favourite dish to cook?
A: Slow Braised pork belly
Q: What is your favourite dish to eat?
A: Confit Duck, caramelized Scallops, celeriac and a bordelaise sauce. I enjoy it with a slightly wooded Chardonnay
Q: What’s the best thing about your job?
A: Running my kitchen to operate like a smooth sailing Yacht
Q: What’s the worst thing about your job?
A: Tired feet and bad eating habits
Q: Can you name a restaurant in Cape Town you like?
A: La Bruixa, in Sea Point for their good wine selection, cheese platter and excellent service
Q: If you were not a chef what would you be doing?
A: I would like to be an Organic Pig Farmer. I love pork and the country lifestyle. (Me ,my dog and mother nature)
Q: What’s your favourite food memory?
A: Watching celebrity British chef, Keith Floyd on television when I was 10 years old. He was cooking snails in Paris. I remember running into the family garden and collecting a few and then cooking it up for my brother and I. From then on I knew I wanted to be a chef.
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