Face to Face with P&O Cruises Executive Chef, Trevor Glass
A familiar face on board, Trevor Glass has been
with P&O Cruises for twenty years. Passionate about his work, he shares the
same culinary principles as Marco Pierre White,“don’t over-complicate the dish.
Use fresh, simple ingredients cooked well.” Driven by the challenge of
overseeing 170 chefs in such a variety of venues, Trevor is dedicated to
providing an exceptional experience for his diners. In regards to his Chaîne membership,
Trevor comments that "I am very proud to be a member of a recognized
International professional association. It is a great honour."
Where are you from?
A small village called Gortin in County Tyrone Northern Ireland, now living in small village called Eglinton in County Derry,
Where did you train?
Omagh Catering Collage for three yrs
Belfast for one year and four years in London
NI Pre Catering Certificate
City Guilds 705 + 707 +706 1&2
UCLI Pastry Course
Various Hygiene certificates
inspired you to become a chef?
My Mum and after a short spell in the Army
What are your favourite dishes?
A big lover of Italian food, Seafood, Fresh fish and I have a very sweet tooth.
What are your signature dishes?
I love working with fish and seafood, Coquille St Jacques is a real favourite. I also really enjoy the whole experience and satisfaction of making fresh bread and cakes
How old are you? Family?
44yrs old, my Sons are 16+15 yrs old
Favourite ports of call?
Sydney and Acapulco
What do you do in your spare time to relax?
Eating out, Play sport, travel to watch Manchester United play and Gardening
Who are your heroes?
Anton Mosimann, Alex Ferguson and my family
P&O Cruises can trace its roots back to 1837 when the Peninsular Steam Navigation Company was awarded the lucrative Admiralty contract to carry mail to the Iberian Peninsula and beyond. Today, as trusted cruise experts, P&O Cruises has a fleet of seven ships offering holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time. Azura was launched in April 2010 - officially named by Godmother Darcey Bussell CBE and small ship Adonia will be added to the fleet on May 21, 2011 with global singing star Dame Shirley Bassey DBE as Godmother.
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