Award-winning chef and restauranteur most well known for winning the series Great British Menu in 2007. He is also the proprietor of the Michelin star companies Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms.
It was at the age of eighteen that he began attending Derby College, taking the catering course primarily because it had the most girls in it. However, it wasn't until he began working at a restaurant under Mick Murphy that he discovered his passion for cooking.
The owner of hundreds of cookbooks, he published his own in 2012 titled Too Many Chiefs Only One Indian.
His parents migrated to the UK shortly before his birth. His father ran numerous shops and his mother was a housewife. He and his wife Amanda met while both were teenagers.