Jav Aziz

Jav Aziz

Age: Only 42

Occupation: Group Chef Elior for Scotland

Restaurants: Rangers Fc

Name 2 of your “food heroes” and tell us why they inspire you?

Keith Floyd (simple cooking full flavours and his passion)
Charlie trotter (how he controls a kitchen brigade under pressure presentation and ingredients he works with)

What do you like to cook and why?

Seafood and shellfish
Because it’s my favourite food and its textures when cooking or eating raw

When did you decide to become a chef?

When I was eating my mums home made curries and thought food was amazing

What do you remember about School dinners?

Lumpy custard
2 scoops off mashed potatoes

What was your favourite school dinner?

Breaded fish and chips

What would be your perfect meal?

My mothers curry with chapattis and samosas

What kitchen tool could you NOT live without?

My tasting spoon

In your restaurant or premises who would be your ideal diner?

Lemon sole, crayfish cream, buttered sugar, snaps and creamed potatoes

If you weren't a chef what would you be?

A footballer

Where do you go when you want to eat at a restaurant?

My mums

What 5 ingredients would you choose to have on your desert Island?