9 million people watched Steven reach the 2017 finals of The Great British Bake-Off on Channel 4. He then went onto to win The Great New Year Bake Off in 2019.
During the 2017 series, Steven received three Star Baker awards and three technical 1st place slots. He received the famous ‘Hollywood Handshake’ from Paul Hollywood for his Lemon and Blackcurrant Drizzle Steamed Pudding and his Bonfire Night Toffee Apple Cake. Other highlights of the series included Steven’s handbag bread sculpture. The 3D creation was flavoured with chorizo, manchego and cherry with a curried breadstick chain and a chocolate and peppermint handle. Paul Hollywood said it was “unbelievable”.
Steven has had a passion for cooking and baking, since being taught by his mother over 25 years ago. From wedding cakes to Friday night curries, Steven is happiest when he is in his kitchen putting his own twist on whatever he makes.
Since appearing on the Great British Bake-Off Steven has been a roving food reporter for ITV London News and appeared on Channel 4’s The Big Narstie Show and The Last Leg. 2018 took Steven all over the UK, appearing at more than 20 Food Festivals including the BBC Good Food Show and The Cake and Bake Show, he also taught Anton Du Beke how to bake!
Steven has 72,000 followers on Instagram and 28,000 on Twitter. Steven teaches sell-out classes at Leiths School of Food and Wine and can be seen at a multitude of food festivals across the UK once again in 2019.