Tom has been cooking for 15 years working in a number of different restaurants and hotels at a high level. He has worked in a 2 Michelin starred restaurant under Michael Caines as well as a number of high-end hotels such as Pennyhill Park. Tom has been fortunate enough to stage at two of the best restaurants in the world, Alinea in Chicago and Eleven Madison Park in New York. Working with the current NCOTY title holder, Tom is now at Roux at Parliament Square in Westminster as a senior sous chef. It’s a contemporary fine dining restaurant using modern techniques with classical flavours and ideas.
The creativity of being a chef and the constant learning and evolving are what he loves the most about his job. Working with food, amazing produce and producers as well as being part of a team are also reasons he enjoys this career. He feels it’s a job that never stops evolving and the buzz of service can’t be beaten. Being a chef is a career he wanted from a young age as he’s always had that passion for food.