This week is about Adam, who we all like to call Sketch…

  • What is your job title?

I’m a chef.

  • How long have you been working at The Allerford Inn?

Um, since it has been open.

  • What are your responsibilities?

Running the kitchen, cook offs, making desserts, carvery prep, maintaining food & hygiene records and many more.

  • Do you enjoy your job and if so, why?

Yes, for the banter and money haha! No honestly it’s my passion.

  • What is your favourite meal on the menu?

The Allerford chicken.

  • What was your job previous to working at The Allerford Inn?

Building for my Dad’s business.

  • What do you think your strong points are?

Probably organisation.

  • What is your ultimate dream job?

To be a head chef.

  • What’s your favourite season of the year & why?

Summer because for the occasional sun & heat we get, ha!

  • On a night out, what do you drink?

Um, bud/thatchers.

  • What song gets you up on the dance floor every time?


  • What are your life goals?

To live in Australia.

  • What do you like to do in your spare time?

Play on my play station.

  • What’s the best thing about working at The Allerford Inn?

To be honest there is too many reasons.

  • If you had one word to describe yourself, what would it be?


  • What’s the one accomplishment you are most proud of?

My two little boys.

  • If I was to ask your current boss to tell me one thing you do that drives him crazy, what would it be?

Um haha, changing the music in the kitchen and not making dessert for food club after work haha.

  • What is your biggest fear?

The manager in a bad mood! haha!

  • What are your weaknesses?

Not being a strong leader.

  • Where would you like to be in 5 years time – in life, career etc?

To become a head chef.

  • What do you least like about your job?

Cleaning and draining the fryers.

  • Can you give me an example of when you felt you went above and beyond the call of duty at work?

Stayed till the early hours of the morning to help with the flooding – being cold & wet.

  • What do you think your strong points are?


  • What kind of personality do you work best with?

Someone like minded & who is passionate.

  • Have you enjoyed partaking in this interview?

Yes very much, it’s been an experience! 🙂

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