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I'm an experienced & passionate food connoisseur who has worked in several different aspects of catering from fine dining restaurants to 5 star hotels
I have been providing fine dining experiences for almost thirty years. I am an experienced and passionate food connoisseur and have worked in several different aspects of catering from fine dining restaurants, five-star hotels to corporate entertaining. I began my career at the Grand Hotel, Brighton and from there moved to Central London to work with chefs such as; Brian Turner, Gary Rhodes, and the Roux brothers. I have had the honour of cooking for royalty, dignitaries, and celebrities and have twice been a Grand Finalist in the prestigious Roux scholarship.
For me, cooking is...
My passion and my life. I have been cooking for 30 years and can never imagine myself doing anything else.
I learned to cook at...
The Grand Hotel, Brighton & then Turner's of Walton Street under the tutorage of Brian Turner. The biggest learning curve was The Roux Scholarship
A role model in the kitchen is...
Raymond Blanc, an amazing self-taught chef who gained two Michelin stars for his classic French cuisine.
A cooking secret...
Cooking with passion and using seasonal produce. I love experimenting with flavours in my own time so I can create exceptional dishes for my clients.
As a professional Chef, I offer the following services
I can create a menu based on your preferences to enjoy in the comfort of your home in London. Simply tell me what you're craving!
I can provide catering services in London for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and more.
Enjoy the services of a private chef during your holidays in London.
Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services in London.
Book your experience with Allan Thistleton Allan
Specify the details of your requests and our Chefs will send you a customised menu.