Profile of a Tante Marie Graduate… part 5

Very nice to be featured in a Graduate profile by Tante Marie Culinary Academy

Tante Marie Culinary Academy

Richard Graduated from Tante Marie just last year and hit the ground running. After graduation he started working at Absolute Taste, the outside catering company, working at the Olympic Park in Stratford in one of the many Olympic Corporate Pavilions. He is currently working for one of the biggest names in BBQ, Weber, which includes teaching at their Grill Academy, and public cookery demonstrations on their touring trailer.

Name: Richard Holden

Job Title: Grill Academy Experience Chef

Year Graduated Tante Marie: 2012

What have you been up to since you left Tante Marie?

Immediately after graduation I moved up to London and started work with Absolute Taste as part of their London 2012 recruitment drive. I spent about a month in their base kitchen at Wandsworth getting to know the ropes with tasting menus for prospective Olympic clients, as well as some of their regular business customers.

Once the Olympics…

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About richardpholden

Chef living in Henley-on-Thames working for Weber BBQ's UK. Passionate about food and championing local/niche suppliers. Available for private catering, in-home cooking lessons and menu consultation. In this blog I hope to honestly share some of my journey with you, the highs and the lows, as well as post thoughts that have provoked me and made me think about something in my life, or in the larger world, in a slightly different way. These are my thoughts and my interpretations and questions on any given topic. I love the kinds of questions that make us look at an aspect of our life and delve into it more than usual. I hope you enjoy!

Posted on October 13, 2013, in Me. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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