About Vicky Garcia Bishop
Vicky is a gifted local chef, author, presenter, mum & business woman. Who trained at Westminster College London.
On her return to Gibraltar Vicky applied her skills at various top restaurants and hotels before establishing Gibraltar’s first catering company, servicing the increasingly sophisticated dining needs of private & corporate clients.
Vicky’s excellent reputation soon spread and it wasn't long before TV came calling. She was soon catering for members of the British Royalty, including Sarah Ferguson the Duchess of York, Prince Andrew and Princess Beatrice's 19th Birthday Party. And of late celebrities such as Jules Holand, Mel C and Various well known Spanish Musicians.
From the Press
“I have always been more than satisfied with the standard of Victoria's work. Victoria has always worked well as part of a team with my staff, often in stressful conditions cooking for large numbers of people. She is a very willing and pleasant person and I would recommend her to any prospective employer. I could not recommend her ability more - beautiful presentation"
- Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York
"You've made the Bang & Olufsen Diamond event even more special than we could expect. Your food shines with the same perfection, it all fitted in perfectly! Very good service as well, we count on you for the next time."
- Alex Gruteke, Bang & Olufsen, Gibraltar
"Thank you so much Vicky for catering for our office inauguration. Whenever it is so important to have everything timed to perfection and tasted like heaven, you always deliver. Your creative talent and experience combines make for a winning formula, ensuring a successful event."
-Naomi Quigley, Colourworks, Gibraltar
"Here we are for the third year being wonderful looked after by you – thank you so much for the numerous breakfasts, lunches and dinners, all produced with a combination of military precision, charm and grace – nothing is too much trouble – we went from 8 to 20 at the shortest notice with nothing but a ´No Problem´.
How would I describe you – calm, totally trustworthy and responsible and above all unflappable. Thank you so much for making my holiday exactly that – a real holiday. PS. I forgot to mention the totally clean and organised kitchen and the beef and bèarnaise wontons."
- Susie, Lady Brooke
Rock Chef is one of Gibraltar's “most watched” TV programmes, Vicky’s popularity on the show has meant this is her third series.
Her culinary knowledge combined with a totally professional, fun loving attitude for cooking has been refreshing. Vicky is tasked with mentoring as well as judging the contests through to the final.
Vicky’s other duties include cooking for the prestigious dinners for the organisers & sponsors of Rock Chef, at some of the most prestigious venues Vicky’s dishes have proved the “talk of the evening”.
Celebrity judge Antony Worrall Thompson has personally invited her to join him working in one of his Restaurants this summer.
Our time as a Rock Chef Judge
Vicky's Natural Kitchen Series
Vicky’s Kitchen & more recently Vicky’s Natural Kitchen is enjoying its fifth series since 2010 and has been warmly received.
Stress free summer bbq dishes, slow cooked meats and pulses, roast vegetable Salads. Its all exciting and innovative.
The ITV Morning Show
When asked The Gibraltar tourist Board recommended Vicky to accompany Phil Vickery on the ITV Morning Show.
The show which showcased Gibraltar's culinary history with Vicky demonstrating local desserts.