Speaker / Host
Fred Sirieix has 25 years of experience in the hospitality business and is a highly regarded Restaurant GM. He is, however, best known to millions as the instantly recognisable host of C4’s First Dates, and for his fun travels in the series Gordon, Gino and Fred. A first-class speaker and event host.
About Fred Siriex
Fred Sirieix is an expert in customer service. He speaks passionately about the contribution of great service to a customer’s experience, a brand’s longevity and reputation as well as its link to business survival and profitability.
Fred Sirieix believes it is all about making excellence a habit in every part of life. He believes it is about teaching people about ownership, the importance of discipline and helping delegates take responsibility for living their vision and values to the full. Fred is comfortable talking to any sector and any audiences – customer service principles are the same across most industries. His talks resonate well in both small private sessions and large gathering for worldwide corporations. His speeches are unique, informative, entertaining and provocative.
Hugely popular for hosting Channel 4’s First Dates First Dates Hotel Fred is actually one of the most famous maître d’hôtels in the world. He has over 25 years of experience and is both an inspiring and highly respected figure in the Hospitality industry.
He is also widely recognisable for hosting My Million Pound Menu, Two’s Remarkable Places to Eat and Snackmasters, as well as CBBC’s Step up to the Plate. Extremely versatile in all aspects of his work Fred also appeared in the entertaining TV series Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip.
Founder of the National Waiters Day and the Art of Service training tool, the Galvin’s Cup and Galvin’s Chance Charities, Fred has also launched Right Course, a prisoners Service Industry education programme.
Fred worked in some of London’s most celebrated restaurants and since May 2006 holds the position of General Manager at the awards winning Michelin star Galvin at Windows. Very few speakers equal Fred’s credibility, passion and breadth of experience in the field of customer service.
A versatile and incredibly motivating speaker Fred delivers talks on all aspects of the hospitality industry and in many formats.
Furthermore, his audiences vary extensively. They range from management to team building sessions, team training and coaching to trade events and board briefings and public seminars.
Fred’s mantra is, “Enjoy life, learn forever and make a difference”.