60 Seconds with Sam Nurse, Loveday Head Chef.

Meet Sam Nurse, the Head Chef at Loveday Kensington as he shares an insight into his life and the things he enjoys.

 

Name: Sam Nurse

Position: Head Chef

How long have you worked at Loveday: 8 months

 

Where do you live:
Currently living at my family home in Sutton.

Hobbies & interests:
I enjoy listening to music and going to festivals, travelling, food, spending time with friends and family.

Favourite part of London:
Camden market.

Favourite restaurant (in London):
Sticks & Sushi / Crustbros

Favourite holiday destination:
Thailand

Favourite movie:
Anything Marvel

Career highlight?
I was awarded Care Chef of the Year at the 2017 National Care Awards

Favourite meal to enjoy with Members?
French trimmed rack of lamb with celeriac purée, roasted baby carrots and chimichurri sauce

What music gets you dancing with Members?
Soul music – Stevie Wonder

Favourite part of the job?
Creating new and exciting dishes that our members may not have tried before

Favourite activity to do with Members?
Culinary masterclasses

Favourite part of the day?
Lunch service – seeing the way our members and can come together for a meal

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
Knowing that I am making a difference in the lives of our members

If you could take Members on a journey anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
I would like to take our members to Italy as Italian food is one of my favourites.

What does good care mean to you?
Good care to me, means adapting to the individual needs of each member, no task is unreasonable if it means we are able to positively impact their lives in any way.