On the eve of his 16th birthday, Adam was introduced to the Savoy Education Trust who in turn offered him a placement as an apprentice chef at Claridge’s Hotel. After 3 months, Adam started college at Bournemouth via an opportunity with the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and a scholarship with Claridge’s. Over the next 4 ½ years he spent time between Claridge’s and Bournemouth improving his skills and qualifying as a professional chef.
He then moved with the head chef John Williams from Claridge’s to the Berkeley Hotel before joining Philip Howard at the prestigious The Square restaurant in Mayfair during which time The Square was awarded their second Michelin star and Adam was appointed Sous Chef
In 2001, Adam opened his first restaurant – Thyme in Clapham. Thyme was an instant success winning countless awards including ‘Time Out Restaurant of the Year 2003’, ‘Best Newcomer Tatler Restaurant Awards 2003’, ‘Winner Remy Restaurant Awards 2004’ ‘Winner Carlton London Restaurant of the Year’ in conjunction with the Evening Standard.
In 2006 he returned to his heartland of Clapham and took the prominent site within Clapham Old Town and launched Trinity. Since it’s opening in 2006, Trinity has won a coveted Michelin Star, ‘Time Out’ best new restaurant, the AA’s prestigious ‘London Restaurant of the Year’ as well as holding three AA rosettes for 10 years, Trinity was voted in the top ten restaurants in London by both Hardens and Zagat in both 2010 and 2011 and has been in listed the Times Top 100 Restaurants in the UK for the past four years. It is regarded as “as close to an absolutely perfect experience of eating out as it is possible to have” – Giles Coren, The Times
Later on, in 2012, Adam opened a sister restaurant to Trinity in Clapham: Bistro Union is a quintessentially British Bistro, providing all-day dining experience in a relaxed environment. Bistro Union has held a coveted Bib Gourmand since 2010. In 2015, Adam oversaw the extensive refurbishment of Trinity, including a new dining room on the first floor of the restaurant, Upstairs, providing contemporary, relaxed dining. Meanwhile, Trinity has continued its neighbourhood fine-dining experience in a more stylish setting.
In 2016, Trinity was the proud recipient of its first Michelin star, while Upstairs received a coveted Bib Gourmand, awarded by the Michelin Guide, just one month short of its first-year anniversary. Adam has been accepted as an invested member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and on 9th September 2019, Adam took up the helm as Chef Director at world-renowned, five-star Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair. Adam and his team are overseeing the hotel’s new restaurant Charlie’s.