I had the pleasure recently of photographing James Wilkins of Wilks Restaurant, Bristol for Caterer Magazine.
The Michelin Star Chef prefers to keep a low profile, concentrating on producing creative, refined dishes to discerning Westcountry diners. The article features a masterclass on one of his regular dishes featuring a yuzu sorbet, flavours inspired by his time working as Executive Chef for Michel Bras in Japan (full article in the tear sheet section).
The brief was to shoot portraits of James and his wife Christine, the preparation of the dish including the finished plate and some interiors of the restaurant. As in most cases the highlight came at the end of the shoot when I was able to taste James’ gorgeous food, it was well worth the wait!
I’m so lucky to have so much variety in my work. Since the last column i’ve been shooting in Italy, The Isle of Wight and London, not to mention being flat out busy here in Cornwall for the rest of the time.
I was recently commissioned by Caterer Magazine to photograph Celebrity Chef Paul Ainsworth, who together with his wife Emma run a number of businesses in the picturesque town of Padstow on the North Cornwall coast. The magazine wanted a good selection of portraits, interiors and food photography from across the couple’s three businesses; No.6 restaurant, […]