Bruce, he cut his teeth with Leith’s Catering (Pru Leith – Great British Menu) before starting his career in Michelin Stars Restaurants and Five Starred Hotels such as The mandarin Oriental Hyde park, The Dorchester, and The Waldorf. Working with chefs such as Gordon Ramsey Holdings, David Nichols, Anton Mosimann and Eric Vernice (The Bearfoot Bistro-Whistler).
He became the Director Chef at the Economist Newspaper group cooking for Guests including The White House, Business leaders, Top intellects and many of the UK Government both past and present.
He’s been a private chef for HNWI, working in villas, chalets and Super yachts and Mega yachts in France, Spain and Italy.
What is his speciality? Almost everything. Bruce has been trained at the Sushi Tokyo Academy and is highly experiences in Spanish, French, British, Pacific Fusion and Asian cuisine.
Over 25 year experience in creating foods and providing his skills for top-of-the-range venues to restaurants or Households.
Nuria, comes from Barcelona (Spain) and has 20+ years of experience as an Event Manager, organizing some of the biggest events that you can imagine such as the X Games, Sonar Music Festival, Red Bull Music Academy or Mobile World Congress Product launches, as well as working on PR dealing directly with New Order Band (Scandinavian Tour), Julio Iglesias (Cap Roig Festival), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister at Game of Thrones – Estrella Damm Advertisement) and many other Spanish and international celebrities. So clearly focused on detail and results.
Bruce and Nuria joined forces in 2018 to create Acorn, given their mutual passion for good food. They each brought together their professional experience in catering and in the communications and events sector.
Every single meal is carefully thought by Bruce, and Nuria manages the Dining Rooms and Tapas Bar to orientate clients according to their tastes and preferences.