The chef shared a snap from his hospital bed on May 31, 2016. "Surgery went well, thank you all for your support and kind messages," he Instagrammed. "Obviously upset I can't play this weekend #socceraid and Ironman for #gosh #G&TFoundation next weekend in Saffs. I'm not good at lying down. Now I've got no choice, need to sit still!!!! Thank you, love to all."