Tag Archive: Executive Chef

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ANTONI MORALES

I have to admit, this Chef has courage. He left his home country to work in a country whose language he did not know at all (I know I wouldn’t have the guts… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with HIMANSHU SAINI

First a confession. Whenever I have heard of molecular gastronomy, I have always assumed that the Chef behind this kind of cuisine would be a middle aged Chef (don’t ask me where I… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with NIGEL LOBO

Nigel referred to Bombay as Mumbai – so I knew instantly he belonged to a younger generation (the other give-away being that he does look young). The one quality that comes to mind… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with THOMAS BATOR

This man is a thinker! Even with my ‘this or that’ questions, he paused for a second before he answered. And no matter how pushy I got, he still paused to think. The… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with IRFAN PABANEY

Before I start on my intro of Chef Irfan I have a made a new self-discovery! I am a secret stalker! I have eaten at all but one restaurant that Chef Irfan has… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with MALCOLM WEBSTER

Chef Malcolm is a man I have to literally look up to – he is after all easily over 6’2” (over my closer to earth height of 5’), has a frame built for… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with GIOVANNI DI AMBROSIS

For a man whose English I was told was poor, I was surprised at how eloquently Chef Giovanni spoke. Yes, he has a strong Italian accent but his passion for the kitchen is… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with TAREK HAMDAN

With my CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! I wanted to meet Chefs from all types, sizes and shapes of kitchens . And this is how my journey led me to a catering business… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with PASQUALE SIPONE

If there ever was an alternative profession that I could suggest Chef Pasquale would be great at – it would be as an Italian Ambassador. His love for his home, for his city… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ANDREW MATTHEWS

It was 4 years ago that Chef Andrew took his first international flight and his destination: Dubai. He must have loved it enough, because he went back home to Australia, saved up enough… Continue reading