Perhaps more than any other chef, Gary Rhodes has reinvigorated British cooking with his own modern twist on the traditional.
Fittingly, Gary's first culinary success was a traditional lemon sponge made for his family when he was 14. It was the pleasure of that occasion that encouraged him to go to catering college at Broadstairs in Kent.
Three years later, he was student of the year and soon found himself a job at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam as a junior chef. Not long after, however, he had a life-changing experience when he was hit by a tram and had to undergo brain surgery. Fortunately, he made a complete recovery, proposed to his college girlfriend and returned to England to work at the Capital Hotel.
Gary received his first Michelin star at the Castle Hotel in Somerset, and another at The Greenhouse in Mayfair. He owns Rhodes 24 in London's tallest building, the Rhodes Restaurant at Calabash, Grenada, and Arcadian Rhodes, located on the P&O superliner.
His first TV appearance was presenting a live ten-minute slot in 1987, an experience he recalls as "pretty nerve-racking". He became a huge success and has since presented several TV series including Gary Rhodes' Cookery Year, Rhodes around Britain, a cookery series for children based on Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes and Gary Rhodes At the Table. He has also hosted MasterChef. In between, he's even found the time to write several very successful cookery books, and is a contributor to the BBC Good Food magazine.
To fit in such a hectic schedule, his day usually begins at 4.30am when he drives to his restaurant in London and usually arrives at 7am; he's rarely home before 11pm. As well as being a lover of food, Gary is a keen supporter of Manchester United and has a passion for cars, with his greatest ambition being to drive a Formula One car.
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Tip five: some taboo of choosing the color Decorative painting can not only placed behind the sofa in the living room, TV wall, inside the bedroom, also can placed in outside the kitchen, balcony, villa walls. But the point you should noting that, when putting painting you should choose the color according to different space. General speaking , modern style interior decoration is mainly based on white, when you choose canvas painting, it should mainly be with yellow and red tones. Don't choose negative effect canvas painting, you should chose a bright color canvas painting for living room, if the interior color is very stable, such as walnut color, you can choose high ash, partial artistic canvas painting. Tip six: Canvas painting shape should correspond with the space shape If the wall where put decorative painting is a rectangle, you can select the same shape single canvas painting or popular group canvas painting, especially the group canvas painting, different layout and spacing can achieve different effects. However, if some places need half round canvas painting, only you do is change the content of painting, for example, you can leave some space, because there is no semicircular decorated box in the market. Tip seven: canvas painting accessories should be in accordance with the local atmosphere. the surrounding environment pattern change, combined with the master's style and preferences attach some different effects of canvas painting may reflect the unexpected artistic conception.
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Tip three: corner canvas painting can change the sight direction People thought canvas painting can be only placed in the middle of one wall in the past, but in the current design, many designers like to put canvas painting in the corner . Corner refers to the indoor space corner, such as the two wall of living room of the 90 degree angle. Just like the Sofa combination way in recent years. corner canvas also have different approaches but equally satisfactory results of beauty. Corner canvas are not very strict for the space requirements, as long as it can give people a kind of comfortable feeling. On both sides of the wall corner, put two canvas painting on it. put the same style painting on the other side of the parallel wall, it will become the formation of L type combination. the asymmetric beauty can increase the taste of indoor layout and also won't have the feeling of restraint. In addition, the corner canvas painting can remind the master role in the transformation of space through the line of sight. For example, put the canvas painting from the way of bedroom to the living room can play a guiding role. Tip four: stairs canvas painting can be irregular If you on a stairs, your opposite wall area is large, you can ask professional person to draw some painting on the wall. This method is very creative, you can draw the painting as your own ideas. In addition, if the area is not large, it can hanging some irregular canvas painting in stair turning stairway, and the effect is also very good
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Tip One: Abstract canvas paintings enhance the sense of space Many families is not too pay attention to hanging canvas painting in the past, they think it is superfluous, even some families hang canvas painting, they also tend to choose some flowers painting. With the improvement of people's aesthetic taste, when they choose canvas painting, they pay more attention to the painting should in accordance with the whole indoor decoration style. Now, more and more people like the simple modern decoration style. Abstract painting has been considered as difficult art, but in the modern style decoration of the family, it can play the role of eyeball. Although a lot of people really do not understand the content, but they know whether the painting is good or not. Modern decoration style room with a simple abstract painting can enhance the sense of space. Tip two: the first sight point is the best position of hanging the canvas painting When you enter the home, the first sight is the best place to hang the canvas painting, it will won't let you feel the house wall is empty and the line of sight is not good. it is also produce fresh.
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