ERIC IENCO is effervescent, enthusiastic and exceptional. Hailing from a Shepparton, Australia, Eric who has Italian roots was taught how to cook by his mother and grandfather. It was a visit to the UK in March 1998 with his now ex-wife that brought him into contact with household names. Fresh off the plane and within 24 hours he had landed a position with music legend Sting and wife Trudie Styler. Eric's personality was an instant hit. Eric worked as their butler, house manger part-time cook and travelling the world taking care of the couple. For two years he co-ordinated visits to the family by stars like Brad Pitt and Jennifer Anniston, Jodie Foster, Sir Elton John, Sir Bob Geldoff and Stevie Wonder. Eric was also looked after Dustin Hoffman and his family in Italy. Took care of Bruce Springsteen during a New York visit and has cooked for Charlene Spiteri (Texas) and Stella McCartney. Eric, 38, took up a position in London with Madonna as house manager and cook where he stayed for eight months. He then took a break from hospitality to travel and catch up with family and friends in Australia. More recently he has been seen on Living TV's Jade's PA and This Morning cooking and chatting about his time working for the stars. His recipes include Madonna's favourite Mixed Salad which she adored while pregnant with Rocco and a stunning tomato based sauce - another favourite based on his own secret recipe.