In 2003 he was asked to cook for the reality television programme Regency House Party. As well as researching the historical aspects of the food Ian cooked lavish banquets, for the sixteen guests, every night for the ten week shoot.
Ian works regularly with food columnist Philippa Vine on the food styling for the cookery page for Farmers Weekly and at the demonstration centre she runs - ‘Garden to Kitchen’ at Bates Green Farm, Arlington.
Ian is available as a consultant on all aspects of food production and on the setting up and running of catering establishments. He is also available for cookery demonstrations, food styling for still photography and film, and for private tuition.