How Food Changed My Life

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You are invited for an afternoon of inspiring stories from a line up of powerful women in the food and drink industry. We will discuss the panellists’ amazing stories and how they were able to turn their lives around with opportunities that came their way. We’ll also explore any particular issues our panel faced as women in the food industry and how they hope for change going forward.

Sabrina Gidda, Executive Chef at The Allbright Collective said
I am so thrilled to be involved with Women in The Food IndustryIt has been such an incredible opportunity to broaden the network of incredible women in hospitality, championing their businesses, celebrating their achievements and enjoying the creative synergies between usI am very much looking forward to hosting more events, broadening the circle of these incredible women – and seeing how we can collaborate for many more exciting future projects.”

Panellists include:

Sabrina Gidda
Executive Chef at The Allbright Collective, Entrant of BBC’s Great British Menu 2018 | Tatler magazine’s ‘Rising Star’ | Two time finalist in the Roux Scholarship (photo credit Taran Wilkhu)

Suzy Pelta
Baker, Author, Metro food blogger, Marie Curie Blooming Great Tea Party Official Campaign Cake Creator, and winner of ITV1’s Lorraine Cake Club Competition

Bettina Campolucci
Plant Based & Gluten Free Chef, Author and Influencer

Anjula Devi
Cookery School Owner, Author, Brand Ambassador for TRS Foods, the world’s largest Indian food company and Chef Consultant for Manchester Utd,

Jodi Hinds
Award Winning Food photographer who has worked on numerous cookbooks and publications, narrating food stories and documenting the artistry of the chef behind each dish.

Hosted by Mecca Ibrahim and Janie Ash from Women In the Food Industry

Tickets include tea & coffee on arrival. The panel session will be followed by a delicious ‘pot luck’ light lunch prepared by some of the panellists and other female food producers and served with wine.
In the spirit of the ‘pot luck’ lunch, attendees are also encouraged to bring along some food they would like to share – but this is totally optional!

Being a members only space, for some this will be a rare opportunity to experience the AllBright Collective. The Collective provides a unique environment for women to connect, create and collaborate. Guests of this event are welcome to tour this beautiful and carefully designed space.

Proceeds from this event will support Smart Works

Smart Works is a UK charity that provides high quality interview clothes and interview training to unemployed women in need. They harness the power of clothes and confidence to allow a woman to be her best at a crucial moment in her life, giving her the confidence, the self-belief and the practical tools required to succeed at interview and transform her life.
Visit their website for more

This event is one in a series of events this week from Women In the Food Industry, a pioneering new initiative championing and discussing the issues facing women in the food industry.

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