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Job Role

Chef Patron

Organisation

Alimentum

Biography

Mark Poynton started his culinary career at 15 working part-time as a waiter in the Queen Hotel Chester. Within six months, he’d moved into the kitchen under executive chef Ian McDowall. He then worked 18 months with Paul Kitching at the Juniper restaurant in Altrincham, followed by seven years with two Michelin-starred chef Daniel Clifford at Midsummer House in Cambridge.

In 2009, Mark took his first head chef position at Alimentum, taking over the business in 2010. Alimentum currently holds a Michelin star and three AA rosettes.