Category Archives: "Chef Spotlight Interviews"

Working with Compass as a veteran

Working with Compass as a veteran

Working with Compass as a veteran: To mark Armed Forces Week Ryan Hopper and Shaun Dalton discuss their careers being veteran chefs and their experiences in and out of the Armed Forces, and how Compass has helped support them since they left. ‘I don’t know what it is about kitchen life but there’s never really a […]

Chef Career Spotlight – Darren Passmore

As part of a our Chef Career Spotlight series we’re interviewing chefs from across the UK. Our fifth Chef Career Spotlight interview is with Darren Passmore, Executive Head Chef, Cromwell Hospital, Medirest Signature, Compass Group UK & Ireland. Darren found from an early age he loved the military and was a member of the Army Cadets. […]

Chef Career Spotlight – Natasha Smith

As part of a new chef career spotlight series, our fourth interview is with Natasha Smith – Pastry Sous Chef with Compass Group UK and Ireland, the UK’s leading food and support services provider. Chef Career Spotlight – Natasha Smith: Food brings people together in a way that little else does Some people spend their working […]

Chef Career Spotlight – Gemma Evans-Hurley

As part of a new chef career spotlight series, our third interview is with Gemma Evans-Hurley – Culinary Lead Projects for three large diverse sectors of Compass Group UK and Ireland, the UK’s leading food and support services provider. Chef Career Spotlight – Gemma: Tell us about how your chef journey started “I’ve always been […]

Chef Career Spotlight – Leanne Turk

As part of a new chef career spotlight series we’re interviewing Leanne Turk – Lead Development Chef, Central Functions at Compass Group UK & Ireland – the UK’s leading food and support services provider. Chef Career Spotlight – Leanne Turk: Tell us about your current job role and responsibilities Leading a team of two other […]

Chef Career Spotlight – Josh Stanton

As part of a new chef career spotlight series our first interview is with Josh Stanton, Executive Head Chef at Compass Group UK & Ireland – the UK’s leading food and support services provider. Chef Career Spotlight – Josh Stanton: What is your current role and responsibilities? “I oversee the day-to-day culinary operation of match […]