The Masterchef: The Professionals contestant from a Chipping Norton restaurant said he still got nervous watching last night’s episode even though he knew he got through.
Dave Hall made it to the quarter-finals of the popular cooking show despite having to make his ‘worst nightmare’ of having to make oysters.
The Whistlers head chef has had to keep his progress a secret for months after filming in the summer.
“It’s still really exciting and watching it back I was still nervous even though I knew what happens,” he said.
“But it’s been really nice and lovely to have so many well-wishers from the town.”
See how he gets on in the next round for a place in the semi-finals at 8pm on BBC Two.