BIO


 

 

Specialising in quirky, high impact food, Mike’s creativity is ideal for memorable product launches & one-off events that need to make a lasting impression.

Skilled at bringing whole concepts together, he works with the client’s creative team to visualise, plan, implement & execute amazing events.

With corporate clients from the auto industry to fashion, literature, gaming, the movie industry and global food brand leaders get in touch with Mike to design your event now.

Mike lives in the beautiful Suffolk countryside and is involved in various foodie projects including overseeing the menu at Cult Cafe on Ipswich’s Waterfront, teaching at many cookery schools & appearing at food festivals. As well as secret projects yet to be announced….

Born in Colchester but brought up in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, Mike got a taste for exotic flavours and adventurous cooking at an early age.

He has explored the cuisines of four continents, working in restaurants, on cruise ships and in cocktail bars, as a chef, troubleshooter, barman, waiter and delicatessen owner.

After many years abroad Mike brought his family home to Suffolk in 2008, working at Jimmy’s Farm of TV fame and as head chef at the Anchor in Walberswick, before taking on the Brewery Tap freehouse in 2009.

His globetrotting adventures mean he is skilled at working in testing environments. He has a wealth of creativity and experience to draw on when designing menus, developing new projects and planning top class events.

Mike specialises in developing bespoke menus, from show-stopping canapes through to sit-down dinners. He injects theatre into his catering using a range of cooking methods including tandoor ovens, sushi conveyor belts, charcoal roasts and kebab spits.

Mike is in demand for food demos, corporate days, food festivals, product launches and culinary events worldwide. He is currently working on several exciting projects including a cookbook and several overseas appearances. Feel free to contact him, he loves a good chat about food!