Nathan Outlaw

Nathan Outlaw Originally from Kent, Nathan now calls Cornwall his home and is a proud ambassador of all things Cornish. His style of cooking is one of simplicity but with complex flavour combinations using local, seasonal, responsibly sourced ingredients. Nathan was proud to be named the AA Chef’s Chef of the Year 2014/15. After attending Thanet College, [...]

Jack Stein

Jack Stein Jack was born in Cornwall and is the middle son of Rick and Jill Stein's three boys. His passion for food was instilled in him at an early age, influenced by family holidays exploring different cuisines of the world: Australia, India, Thailand and Singapore to name a few.  Starting as a kitchen porter during [...]

Jane Devonshire

Jane Devonshire Since winning MasterChef in 2016, Jane has taken the bull by the food horns and tested herself further by working with a number of amazing chefs including Marcus Wareing, Atul Kochher, Jason Atherton, Michel Roux and Michael O’Hare at their restaurants. Jane has presented at numerous Food & Drink Shows around the UK [...]

Gizzi Erskine

Gizzi Erskine Food writer and chef Gizzi is one of the most talked about names in food right now. Her hugely popular sell-out live events and pop-up restaurants have established her as a leader in the London scene, and she has collaborated with some of the UK’s most talented chefs including Mark Hix, Angela Hartnett and [...]

Sophie Michell

Sophie Michell Hailing from a lineage of avid foodies and professional cooks, Sophie’s first encounters with cooking were with her grandmother aged four. Showing incredible potential so early on, by the age of just 15 she was running services in a Somerset gastropub and a career in the food industry was already decided upon, with [...]

Frances Quinn

Frances Quinn Frances Quinn is renowned for her creativity and was the inimitable winner of The Great British Bake Off 2013. Since she was crowned champion she has been inundated with commissions for clients from the Tate to illustrator Quentin Blake and Nike to name but a few. In 2015 she released her first book Quinntessential [...]

José Pizarro

José Pizarro José Pizarro: The father of Spanish cooking in the UK José Pizarro has lived in the UK for 16 years and in that time has worked at some of London’s most prestigious Spanish restaurants including Eyre Brothers, Brindisa and Gaudi. In May 2011 he opened his first solo venture to great critical acclaim [...]

Simon Hulstone

Simon Hulstone Simon is Chef Proprietor of The Elephant. He has been cooking professionally since his school days and is one of the UK’s most decorated chefs. By his early teens, he already had several World Junior titles to his name and until 2011, he was the only British Chef to win gold in the World Skills [...]

Jude Kereama

Jude Kereama Jude is the Head Chef and owner of Kota Restaurant with Rooms & Kota Kai Bar & Kitchen. Jude moved to the UK from New Zealand in 1996 (he is in fact ½ Maori, ½ Chinese Malay) and came to Porthleven 12 years ago with his wife, Jane. Together they run Kota Restaurant with Rooms, [...]

Mitch Tonks

Mitch Tonks Looking out across the waters of the Bristol Channel would be Mitch Tonks’ first significant connection with the sea. He grew up with his mother in Weston-super-Mare. Just a few doors down the road lived his grandmother. It was in his grandmother’s kitchen that his earliest food memories would form. He recalls buckets [...]

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