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Conscientious, diligent and easy-going loves cooking
With over 25 years experience, Chef Neal Sealey offers a wealth of knowledge when it comes to bringing a concept into a kitchen.
His career started at Selsdon Park Hotel in Surrey, working for Chef Jean Marie Zimmermann. From there, he has worked at some of the best places in London, like Marco Pierre White at The Criterion, The Stafford Hotel and Simpsons in the Strand.
Neal has also travelled further afield, including Channel Island to work at the L’horizon Hotel and on the sea for Cunard Seaborne Legend.
Neal has gained a rosette for cooking at the Barns Hotel in Bedford and spent time working on the healthier side of cooking at Champneys Health Spa in Henlow.
For me, cooking is...
cooking is a journey where you learn something new and exciting everyday
I learned to cook at...
The Stafford hotel, Simpsons in the strand, the criterion London, selsdon park hotel, cunard seabourn legend,
A role model in the kitchen is...
I have so many but one springs to mind, working for Chef Jean Marie Zimmermann, he gave me my first real taste of a professional kitchen.
A cooking secret...
Organisation and a love for the ingredients
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Gaddesden Row.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Gaddesden Row. You name it!
Smooth's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Smooth
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.