Ian is an executive chef at Gilgamesh in London. He spent most of his childhood living in Hong Kong where he realised his passion for Asian food and culture. With a strong understanding of Cantonese, Ian went on to train in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and China before returning home to share his passion for the Orient. Enjoying a successful career working in Cicada, The Birdcage, The Hempel and as personal chef to Lady Weinberg (Anouska Hempel), his talents are probably most noted as the launch Head Chef of E&O, Notting Hill, in 2001 where he stayed for two years. He launched Gilgamesh in 2006 and has been there ever since.
Ian has made a significant contribution to the popularisation of Pan-Asian Food in Britain and is easily recognised as one of the world’s leading chefs in this field. He has made numerous television and radio appearances.