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!
It’s good to be back supporting my clients in any way I can. Businesses are starting to get ready for opening in a few weeks so I’m busy shooting food and interiors for some of my hospitality clients.
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 […]