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40 Inspirational Marco Pierre White Quotes On Success

Last Updated Sept 2023

40 Inspirational Marco Pierre White Quotes On Success

Marco Pierre White is a British chef, restaurateur, and television personality from Leeds. White has been dubbed the first celebrity chef, and the enfant terrible of the UK restaurant scene. White was the youngest chef ever to have been awarded three Michelin stars. He has trained notable chefs such as Mario Batali, Gordon Ramsay, Curtis Stone, and Shannon Bennett. May these Marco Pierre White Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “I have no regrets in my life. If not for the mistakes that I made I would not be the man I am today.” Marco Pierre White

2. “I cannot teach anybody how to cook. All I can do is show them, share methods with them.” Marco Pierre White

3. “I came from the old world of gastronomy. Many years ago I walked into the kitchens of the Hotel St George and I feel very fortunate that I worked for chefs that were behind their stoves. I saw that world of gastronomy. I can sit here today and say that I saw the golden age of gastronomy. It’s gone, it’s gone. It’s never going to have that anymore, once the accountants get involved the romance fades. That’s the reality.” Marco Pierre White

4. “Mother Nature is the true artist and our job as cooks is to allow her to shine.” Marco Pierre White

5. “A tree without roots is just a piece of wood.” Marco Pierre White

6. “Chefs today choose to step onto that treadmill where they have to be seen. Every day they have to go to this party, they have to go to that party. But then you think, Who is doing the cooking?.” Marco Pierre White

7. “The more I invested in myself, the kinder I was to myself and the more I understood myself.” Marco Pierre White

8. “Today there are very few chefs at that high level who are behind their stoves. You don’t feel their presence within the room. Where’s the romance? Where’s the show? Where’s the theater? The modern day restaurant – it’s like dining in a chapel. It’s boring.” Marco Pierre White

9. “If you are not extreme, then people will take shortcuts because they don’t fear you.” Marco Pierre White

10. “If you’ve been given opportunities then you have to create opportunities. If you’re given knowledge by people, share your knowledge. If you were born with talent, show your talent off.” Marco Pierre White

11. “Once you accept and understand yourself, you do things for the right reasons, not the wrong ones, rather than being fuelled by your insecurities.” Marco Pierre White

12. “I didn’t understand myself well enough to be an ambassador to my world, to inspire people to want to cook, to inspire young people to want to come into my industry.” Marco Pierre White

13. “People who can give themselves every day. They’re the people that I admire, they’re real people.” Marco Pierre White

14. “There are many times in my life when I could’ve thrown in the towel. Many times in my life when I was on the floor. And when you’re on the floor, never allow anybody to pick you up. It doesn’t matter how long you stay there, make sure you pick yourself up and dust yourself down. Whatever happens, whether you go home today or you don’t go home today, that’s irrelevant. What’s relevant, is you take the knowledge from the experience and you grow as a person.” Marco Pierre White

15. “I’ve paid my price, a high price, I watched my mother die. I look at everything I’ve been given now as a form of compensation. A person who has regrets is a person who casts anchors.” Marco Pierre White

16. “It’s extraordinary these obsessions. You conquer one but then you move onto another.” Marco Pierre White

17. “Don’t dress for others, dress for yourself. Clothes should be an extension of what you represent and what you feel inside.” Marco Pierre White

18. “At the end of the day it’s just food, isn’t it? Just food.” Marco Pierre White

19. “Once you accept you are being judged by people who have less knowledge than yourself, then what’s it worth?” Marco Pierre White

20. “I think if you’ve been given something in life you have a moral duty to give things back.” Marco Pierre White

21. “I think self-discovery is the greatest achievement in life, because once you discover yourself and accept what you are, then you can fulfil your true potential and be happy.” Marco Pierre White

22. “Eating is one of the most important aspects of living. I like indulging. I like to eat one food at a time, to savor each individual thing.” Marco Pierre White

23. “Strategy will compensate the talent. The talent will never compensate the strategy.” Marco Pierre White

24. “Nine out of ten English chefs have their names on their chests. Who do they think they are? They’re dreamers. They’re jokes. Just ask yourself how many chefs in this country have Michelin stars and how many have their names on their jackets. We all wear blue aprons in my kitchen because we’re all commis. We’re all still learning.” Marco Pierre White

25. “It’s not about what you achieve, it’s actually what you do for your industry and that’s what I think is important. And when people look at me and they see my achievements with the restaurants do you know what I think? I think I did more than that. What I achieved was teaching young men and young women when they were young and inspiring them.” Marco Pierre White

26. “Once you grow up and discover yourself as a human being you look at things for what they are.” Marco Pierre White

27. “People do peculiar things in life and they do for whatever reason but I think one of the greatest crimes in life is when you lie.” Marco Pierre White

28. “I can’t imagine anything worse than trying to impress a girl with dinner. To be honest, I’m always impressing myself, not other people.” Marco Pierre White

29. “Gastronomy is the greatest form of therapy that anyone can be exposed to.” Marco Pierre White

30. “We’re in a world that is run by accountants and I think that it’s sad in many ways.” Marco Pierre White

31. “I am a believer that if you bring children into this world, then you have a responsibility to do your best and support and guide them until the day you die.” Marco Pierre White

32. “Females make better cooks than men. Females have a better palate. They have a better sense of smell. They never take shortcuts; this is why they’re very good in kitchens. The weakness in what they do is they are not as physically strong as men, so they’re never really given the opportunity.” Marco Pierre White

33. “I have no problem in asking a diner to leave for two reasons: 1. If they are rude to my staff. No one has that right. If we make a mistake, allow us to rectify it. 2. If they are loud and abusive at the table. They have no regard or respect for the other diners, who may have worked very hard to save up their cash to afford your prices.” Marco Pierre White

34. “The most poisonous source in any kitchen is a chef’s ego.” Marco Pierre White

35. “I spent my days on the riverbanks, in the woods, in the fields. I unraveled everything within my life. Self-discovery is most important to me.” Marco Pierre White

36. “The customer is the most important.” Marco Pierre White

37. “I’m not a worrier. I like sleeping.” Marco Pierre White

38. “Keep it simple. Perfection is lots of little things done well.” Marco Pierre White

39. “If you have a dream, you have a duty and a responsibility to yourself to make it come true.” Marco Pierre White

40. “Success is born out of arrogance, but greatness comes from humility. Marco Pierre White

I hope you enjoyed these Marco Pierre White Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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