He wears his chef's whites like a day-old designer shirt, tucked into black jeans under a navy pinstripe apron.
Having spent limited time in top professional kitchens including Andrew Fairlie's, Michel Roux Jr's, Tom Kitchin's and Paul Tamburrini's, I thought I had a fair grasp of how it all worked.
DIRECTOR Lynne Ramsay has settled a legal dispute with the producers of a film which she walked out on days before shooting was due to begin.
Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow are among 50 locations earmarked by the chef and TV personality, Marco Pierre White, for hotel restaurants he will open over the next five years as part of a franchise deal to be rolled out across the UK.
Burns Night, historically an all-male affair, is as appropriate a time as any to consider whether women are taking over the world of food.