Celebrity chef and restaurateur who is recognized for having operated the Michelin star winning restaurant Oud Sluis. In 2014, he was the subject of a feature length documentary film.
In 2004, he was named Chef of the Year by the Gault Millau restaurant guide.
He and his professional partner Nick Bril opened a restaurant called The Jane in Antwerp.
He married Dutch actress Ellemieke Vermolen in 2008.
He posed for a photo with Anton Corbijn in 2017.