“Dumped Job to Start Restaurant With a Friend

David Fox's Inspirational Journey

Career Path: Accountant > Founder of Restaurant

“My restaurant, Tampopo, was named after a Japanese film"

My Story: I am the Executive Director and one of the co-founders of the Tampopo Restaurant Group.  I started my career as a Chartered Accountant and did this job for eight years. Whilst travelling extensively around SE Asia, in the last few years I attended cooking courses in Indonesia (Bali), Thailand (Chiang Mai and Bangkok) and Vietnam (Hanoi and Hoi An). Following a conversation with a friend and my love for travelling I decided to dump my job and start up our own Pan-Asian style Restaurant.

Fuuny Story:
Uri Geller Bending our spoons when he dined in our restaurant/Beckham and Posh spice buying a modern art painting in our restaurant - Getting a full page spread in the Sun titled "Posh and Becks go for Noodles, then spend oodles on a doodle" 




























Executive Director and co Founders

“There is nothing wrong with changing careers if it is where your heart is"

Countries Worked:
SE Asia
Indonesia (Bali)
Thailand (Chiang Mai and Bangkok)
Vietnam (Hanoi and Hoi An)

The Fun Stuff:

“I'm a Leeds United Supporter and enjoy swimming"

For a full biography of David Fox click here

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