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20/01/2022

Nisha Katona joins all new judging panel of Great British Menu 2022

We are delighted that Great British Menu (GBM) is returning to our screens on 1st February 2022 for series 17. The BBC Two show puts the nation’s most talented chefs to the test. This year GBM has had its most significant re-vamp with a brand new panel of judges including food entrepreneur, Nisha Katona.

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16/01/2022

Chantelle Nicholson champion of veg-forward cooking

Chantelle Nicholson is a multi-award winning chef, former chef-owner of now-closed and much loved Covent Garden restaurant Tredwells and All’s Well, a ‘pandemic pop-up’. She is opening up her new restaurant Apricity in Spring 2022.

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16/01/2022

Welcome to our Ambassadors

Our WIFI Ambassadors, these three amazing women are offering their expertise to help our cause, and ensure Women in the Food Industry can achieve its full potential.

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07/12/2021

Lorna McNee recognised in global culinary awards, La Liste, as new talent to watch

Lorna McNee, head chef of Cail Bruich has been recognised by internationally renowned industry awards La Liste under the ‘new talents of the year’ category. Lorna is the only British chef to be given this accolade and features alongside some of the UK’s leading restaurant names including L’Enclume and Core, who were included in La Liste’s Top 1000 restaurants in the world.

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08/11/2021

Women in MasterChef The Professionals 2021

Here are the women chefs you’ll be seeing more of on BBC One from 8th November 2021 until Christmas as MasterChef The Professionals returns to our screens for its 14th series.

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09/09/2021

Competition launches to find a new female butcher apprentice / ambassador

Parson’s Nose Butchers and Planet Eat Media have joined forces to launch a competition and TV series to inspire and motivate young women to enter the fascinating world of butchery. Find out more about the great prize package on offer.

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03/08/2021

Free tickets for The Food Entrepreneur Show 2021

Women in the Food Industry has partnered up with The Food Entrepreneur Show,  9 & 10 NOV 2021
ExCeL LONDON, in our quest to help and resource our community with the latest news and industry trends.  

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28/06/2021

Interview with Maggie Hoffman, Digital Director of Epicurious

Recently Epicurious, one of the world’s leading digital food brands, promoted Maggie Hoffman to the role of  Digital Director after being Senior Editor since the autumn of 2019. Epicurious was nominated for an ASME Ellie award for General Excellence (Service and Lifestyle Category) in 2021. We caught up with her to find out more about her background and thoughts on the industry.

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10/05/2021

Interview with Elly Wentworth representing South West on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

Continuing our series of interviews with the women on Great British Menu, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Elly Wentworth, Head Chef at The Angel, Darmouth. Elly is representing the South West.

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10/05/2021

Interview with Nat Tallents representing South West on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

Continuing our series of interviews with the women on Great British Menu, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Nat Tallents.  Formerly Executive Chef of The Box Kitchen & Bar which is a museum and arts centre in the heart of Plymouth, Nat is now a consultant chef with a private catering company – Food by Nat Tallents.

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06/05/2021

Series Editor, Antonia Lloyd, tells us about filming GBM during the pandemic

When the national lockdown in March 2020 hit, the hospitality industry ground to a halt as did the TV and film industry. A mini crisis ensued as lost filming contracts affected the majority of freelancers that make up an estimated 50% of the TV and film industry. Series Editor, Antonia Lloyd, tells us about filming Great British Menu during the pandemic.

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29/04/2021

Chef Sally Abé and Conrad London St James Announce May Opening for the new Blue Boar Pub

This May, renowned chef Sally Abé will be breaking ground with the very first of her four new openings at Conrad London St James, Blue Boar Pub. It will provide the ideal setting for Sally to demonstrate her versatility and to continue to champion and empower women in hospitality.

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