Meet The Team
I am a crossfit addict, I know this because I do it 5 times a week at 5.30am! In fact the only thing I like more than a compound exercise, as an Irish person, is a good potato.
Joking aside, having come full circle from owning a restaurant in Northern Ireland (where I put all my granny’s culinary training to good use), I then retrained as a Radio Producer and worked at the BBC for nearly ten years…and with food never being too far from my mind. Having run the event catering and Cookery School kitchens i now enjoy creating and developing new foodie products. I am also take commissions as a private chef and bespoke event management.
If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you.
When I asked colleagues what I do, the general consensus was they “didn’t know” and “take Monte for walks”. Others slightly more charitable said I was the “all seeing eye” and have occasionally been known to give that gentle ‘nudge’.
A chartered surveyor by trade, I was responsible for award winning developments from London Oxford Street, Brighton and Leeds. In 2008 I helped Lisa set up Duke Street and now combine my time between property and food product development.
Woof, woof, woofwoof! Likes the fire. Dislikes cats and bin lorries.
Duke Street Provisions no longer provides a catering service although we are pleased to say that Lisa is available individually for exclusive private chef commissions.