Get to know me better
Perfectionist who creates Michelin meals from farm to table.
I am a private chef who has 10 years in the industry I have worked for some of the reputable chefs in the world, I have been a chef since I was 13 and I’ve loved every minute. I have worked in Michelin star restaurants in Chicago and U.K., I’ve also worked in private chalets and villas across Europe. My style is modern European by bringing a farm to table, seasonal approach.
For me, cooking is...
My life, all I think about is how food creates conversations, makes memories and how amazing one ingredient can be turned into 1000 different things.
I learned to cook at...
I have learned to cook at Gidleigh Park under Micheal caines, alinia in Chicago, the Ledbury in London and some truly amazing pubs in Surrey.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Michael caines, he taught and trained me to be the best and with one arm he is truly the most impressive chef I’ve seen.
A cooking secret...
Organisation, having everything organised is the only way you can truly be the best and create the most amazing food possible.
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 Reading. Simply tell me what you're craving!
I can provide catering services in Reading for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and more.
Enjoy the services of a private chef during your holidays in Reading.
Hire me as a culinary consultant in Reading to help you with your restaurant.
Book your experience with James Negus James
Specify the details of your requests and our Chefs will send you a customised menu.