Fred co-founded Galvin’s Chance in 2008, a charity initiative to help disadvantaged young people get in education, training and full time employment within front of house in the best hotels, restaurants and bars in London. Fred launched on Christmas Day 2012 National Waiters Day to celebrate all Front of House staff and inspire people in hospitality careers.
In December 2015 Fred launched The Right Course, a new charity initiative to teach prisoners how to run restaurants straight in the heart of the prison.
In January 2016 Fred received the British Citizen Award for his charitable work.
Fred is currently the General Manager at Galvin at Windows, the award winning Michelin-starred restaurant on the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane.
He is a keen runner and amateur boxer and his motto is “learn forever, enjoy life and make a difference”. His interests include philosophy, history, business and sports. He lives in Peckham and is the proud father of two beautiful children, Andrea and Matteo- Lucien.