A native Kiwi, Pete has 17 years experience as a trained chef. He has worked in some of the world’s top restaurants including the Oxo Tower London and celebrity hang-out The Chocolate Fish in New Zealand. He was seasonal Head Chef in some of Meribel’s most exclusive luxury ski chalets. For the past five years Pete has been Head Chef at the UK’s No1 residential Bootcamp cooking for the likes of Sophie Anderton, Meg Matthews, Chloe Green, Binky and Spencer Matthews from Made in Chelsea and the cast of The Only Way is Essex. Having been at the Bootcamp since its inception, Pete has a wealth of experience cooking delicious healthy food guaranteed to support clients in achieving their weight loss goals. His cooking and menu design is often referred to as “nothing but exceptional”. Pete has contributed to food features in Men’s Heath Magazine.
“The food, by a former Oxo Tower chef, is top class. If it weren’t for the portion sizes you wouldn’t guess it was a diet menu.” Lisa Allardice, The Guardian, Saturday 8 January 2011
“Pete will serve you fare that will blow your taste buds to new heights. Every meal is fantastic both in taste and presentation. As a food reviewer, I feel confident in saying that every dish from snacks to main meals was perfection.”
Food writer, Neil Saville ‘H2B Magazine’, May Edition 2013
“The presence of the former Oxo Tower chef Pete Cookson means that the food is delicious.”
Helen Brown, The Times Style Supplement, 19 October 2008