Chef David Ross – UK

Leicestershire, England, UK

Name: Chef David Ross
Age: 44
Nationality: English
Country of Residence: United Kingdom

1. Your Restaurant/Business: Ragdale Hall Health Hydro and Thermal Spa in Leicestershire, England.

2. About Your Kitchen: 24 strong kitchen team producing food for over 500 guests with a health food twist.

3. Your Favorite Chef Works Item: Le Tours Cool Vent Chef Coat, great for all occasions.

4. First Job: At the Sheffield Moat House hotel.

5. Your Favorite Cookbook: Dale Hall’s own recipe books for healthy eating.

6. Your Awards: We have 3 AA Rosettes and I have worked at a Michelin 2 Star restaurant.

7. Your Cooking Inspiration: French chef, Raymond Blanc OBE

8. Your Speciality Dish: Pan seared Seabass with glazed baby vegetables and a sauce vierge.

9. Favorite Dish To Eat: Street food

10. Weirdest Thing You Ever Ate:  A Porcupine in Vietnam.

11. Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Mint chocolate chip.

12. Favorite Drink: Gin & tonic with pink grapefruit.

13. Favorite Wine: Black Label Bargondia Rioja 2012 by Carlos Rodriguez.

14. Who Would You Most Like To Cook For: Her Majesty the Queen of the England.

15. Who Would You Least Like To Cook For: Manchester United Football Players.

16. Favorite Things To Do When Not Cooking: Drinking and eating out with family.

17. Your Latest Project: A street food outlet within Ragdale Hall.

18. Favorite City and Why: Barcelona just has a great feel, great food and great football.

19. Your Greatest Indulgence: On a personal level…Traveling the world on a food holiday.

20. Your All Time Best Culinary Tip: Never accept second best.

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