Projects + Speaking

Here you’ll find a mixture of things that I’ve produced myself, consulted on, or given support to. They include street food and producer tours, a restaurant-on-a-roof project in White City, a series of sell-out supper clubs in London Fields, and more.

If you have a project that you are interested in working on with me, please do get in touch using the form in the ‘about’ section here.

Hospitality Speaks

Hospitality Speaks (new not-for-profit platform)

I am in the process of launching a pioneering new platform, Hospitality Speaks, that is aiming to kickstart conversations about toxic behaviour within the hospitality industry, and change the industry for the better – and the longterm. *** After over a year of research and interviews, I have concluded […]

British Library: Inspiring Entrepreneurs panel (moderator)

As part of The British Library’s food series, I was really pleased to moderate an excellent panel of speakers at a recent event called Recipes For Success: Inspiring Entrepreneurs which featured founder-entrepreneurs: Guy Singh-Watson from Riverford Food, Praveen Vijn from Eat Natural and Pippa Murray from Pip […]

Top Drawer: Meet the Maker (host / interviewer)

As part of the Meet the Maker food sessions at Top Drawer trade show, I enjoyed doing a live interview with the brilliant Ruth Holbrook, head of wholesale at the well-known London cheese purveyors, Paxton & Whitfield. This was part of its live line-up area called RetailFest, […]

AMP (A Meeting Place) digital zine

Together with writer Anna Sulan Masing and chef Romy Gill, we launched AMP (A Meeting Place), a new digital zine designed to amplify women’s voices in food and sustainability. The launch of AMP Issue #1 was in physical form – 14 experts presenting for 5 […]

Street food panel discussion (Chair, Kerb Talks)

Kerb, the London street food community, is hosting a series of panel discussions over the coming months, to explore the issues, opportunities and trends shaping London’s food industry today. The series as a whole aims to deliver predictions on future trends for London food and begins with […]

New British Foods (Food tour leader, Sidestory)

Sidestory is a new start-up travel company that runs what it calls ‘curated, immersive experiences’ led by different experts in a particular city. After contacting me, we worked hard on the tricky task of coming up with the idea for a food-related walking tour of one part […]

Restaurant sourcing (Pergola On The Roof, Winter 2016)

Pergola on The Roof Winter is a series of restaurants on a roof above the old BBC building in White City, West London, open throughout the autumn / winter of 2016. Run by Incipio Events, the company responsible for the successful Feast and Little Feast street food festivals, as well […]

Restaurant sourcing (Pergola On The Roof, Summer 2016)

Pergola on The Roof was a special pop-up involving the set-up of 3-4 restaurants on a roof above the old BBC building in White City, West London, open throughout the summer of 2016. Over 14 weeks, 72,000 visitors turned up to eat or drink, 46,000 of which pre-booked tables, and […]

Restaurant sourcing (Market Yard, Summer 2016)

Market Yard is a guest kitchen space near Shepherd’s Bush Market, which was opened up to young restaurateurs for 6-week residencies by Incipio Events. I worked with IE to invite in (and endorse) food start-ups, including Made of Dough (Neapolitan-Spanish pizzas). For more information on upcoming events, see […]