Simon Hulstone has held a Michelin Star at The Elephant, Torquay since 2004. Not many Chefs can boast that! However, cooking is in his blood, having grown up helping his dad (also a professional Chef) in the kitchen from the age of fourteen and as his father always had jobs on offer, becoming a Chef was inevitable. His awards and achievements are far too numerous to list here but you can see them by clicking here.
I spent a couple of hours dodging torrential rain and storm force winds to shoot some portraits at nearby Beacon Cove and in the restaurant. One of my images has made the cover of Caterer magazine as well as a spread inside.
Here’s to another fifteen years and perhaps a much bigger mantlepiece!
I have been lucky enough to spend quite a lot of time over the last few years photographing the fabulous Carbis Bay Hotel so I was delighted to be commissioned by Spiral to do some interior photography of a couple of their staircases in the gorgeous new beach villas.
I well remember my days as a young man when money was short, spending hours under the bonnet of whichever banger I was trying to keep on the road at the time. A constant companion was my trusty Haynes Manual, the car tinkerers’ bible and a must have for any DIY mechanic in the days […]