MEET THE inspiration

All of these individuals have been instrumental in some way in furthering my Food Career.



Matt Preston is an English Australian food journalist, restaurant critic, writer, and television personality.


1963 -




Marco Pierre White is a British chef, restaurateur, and television personality from Leeds. White has been dubbed the first celebrity chef, and the enfant terrible of the UK restaurant scene.


1961 -



Nick Nairn is a Scottish celebrity chef. He became the youngest Scottish chef to win a Michelin star in the early 1990s.


1959 -




The world mourned when Julia Child died... an inspiration to so many chefs - both professional and home "Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it."


Lastman Squares


A warm bitter chocolate pudding with a liquid truffle center.  Modelled on Charlie Trotter's dessert in his Chicago restaurant.