David Bell

David Bell

Occupation: Group Hospitality Head Chef

Name 2 of your “food heroes” and tell us why they inspire you?

Andrew Fairlie, unpretentious and hasn't sold out like a lot of other celebrity chefs.

All the fishermen in Peterhead who risk there lives to get us fresh fish daily.

What do you like to cook and why?

Breads, because its therapeutic and you cant beat the smell and turning so little into so much.

When did you decide to become a chef?

At school but tried lots of other jobs first.

What do you remember about School dinners?

Tangy toms

What was your favourite school dinner?

Tangy toms (my school dinners weren't very good)

What would be your perfect meal?

Medium rare fillet of beef, home cooked chunky chips.

What kitchen tool could you NOT live without?

Robo coupe

In your restaurant or premises who would be your ideal diner?

Andrew fairlie

If you weren't a chef what would you be?

A builder or policeman

 Where do you go when you want to eat at a restaurant?

Some place simple and homely.

What 5 ingredients would you choose to have on your desert Island?

salt, garlic, onion, Tinned tomatoes, pasta