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Heston Blumenthal Quotes





A lot of country pubs will receive Michelin stars.
 

And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure.
 

Being branded number one restaurant in the world is actually very humbling.
 

But most is all to do with work. There are aspects of work that are enjoyable, that you could call a hobby.
 

I am not the world's most confident person.
 

I have this desire to keep improving, so I find fault.
 

I was determined that if I failed it wouldn't be due to lack of effort.
 

I would try doing a dish 30 different ways.
 

I've got around 400 cookbooks.
 

If it doesn't taste good it doesn't go on the menu.
 

It was not easy with a newborn, asking your wife to give up the family home and your security.
 

It was quite a challenge to make people eat crab ice cream.
 

No, when I worked as an accountant I was falling asleep waiting for 5 o'clock.
 

Now my complaint is there are only 18 hours to work in a day.
 

Television forces people to be larger than life. I would be too shy.
[Television]
 

We sunk everything into it. It came close to going under several times.
 

We were saving, saving, saving then going to France and blowing the money eating. She was a nurse and had never experienced fine dining but she loved it, too. Our mates thought it absurd.
 

What gets me excited is the original principle.
 

You know how sad your life is when you know the release date of DVDs.
 

You need to do the work to bring the money in, but not compromise standards.