Updated: May 4, 2021
My name is Irfan Rao and I have worked in some of the BEST restaurants in London. These include the likes of l'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Petrus (By Gordon Ramsey) & most recently the prestigious new 3 Michelin star restaurant in London, Sketch Lecture Room and Library by Pierre Gagnaire.
Between 2013 and 2018 I attended Kingston University and completed my degree in Human Nutrition Bsc(Hons). In parallel to studying I applied myself and worked hard in the above kitchens. It was work, a lot of work and even more work. I loved it!
Forward to 2020 the hospitality industry was asked to close its doors. It was turmoil and the level of uncertainty within the sector remained at large. I can categorically say that it was a horrible time for my friends and me. Thankfully the furlough scheme was started and managed to retain many jobs in my industry. This now meant that a lot of talented people were stuck indoors with nothing to do. I for one spent my time between cycling and playing call of duty (Warzone). I am full of ambition and having been diagnosed with ADHD at a young age I have fought with it to make it my superpower!
My further interest include American Football (Bucs), Going out to eat & Road cycling.