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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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27/04/2021

Interview with Gemma Austin representing Northern Ireland on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

At Women in the Food Industry we are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing on Great British Menu to serve their dish at the final banquet. Continuing our series, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Gemma Austin co-owner of Alexanders & co and founder of Belfast pop-up ‘A Peculiar tea’. Gemma is representing Northern Ireland.

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12/04/2021

The British Library Food Season 2021 Events featuring Women In The Food Industry

The British Library are in the 4th year of their highly popular talks on food, all inspired by their extensive food-related collections. Many of the events feature prominent women in the food industry. The events start on 13th April and run until late May 2021. We highlight some of our favourites.

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05/04/2021

Interview with Kim Ratcharoen representing London & the South East on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

At Women in the Food Industry we are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing on Great British Menu to serve their dish at the final banquet. Continuing our series, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Kim Ratcharoen Senior Sous Chef at 3 Michelin-starred Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in London. Originally from Suratthani, Thailand Kim is representing London and the South East.

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29/03/2021

Interview with Roberta Hall-McCarron representing Scotland on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

At Women in the Food Industry we are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs on Great British Menu from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. To continue our series, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Roberta Hall, Head Chef of The Little Chartroom in Edinburgh.

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29/03/2021

Interview with Amy Elles representing Scotland on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

At Women in the Food Industry we are continuing our series of interviews the strong female line-up of chefs appearing on Great British Menu from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Amy Elles, Head Chef of The Harbour Cafe in Fife.

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22/03/2021

Interview with Sabrina Gidda representing Central on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

At Women in the Food Industry we are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs on Great British Menu from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Wolverhampton born, Sabrina Gidda, Executive Chef at Allbright who is representing the Central region starting the 24th March.

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22/03/2021

Interview with Shannon Johnson representing the Central region on Great British Menu 2021 – Women In the Food Industry

At Women in the Food Industry we are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing on Great British Menu to serve their dish at the final banquet. To kick start the series, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Shannon Johnson Head Chef at Hicce in Coal’s Drop Yard, London. Born in Lincolnshire, Shannon is representing the Central region.

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21/03/2021

Great Women on Great British Menu 2021

We are delighted that Great British Menu (GBM) is returning to our screens on 24th March 2021 for series 16. The BBC Two show puts the nation’s most talented chefs to the test. At Women in the Food Industry we were pleased to see women making up almost a third of the chefs from across Britain who will be competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. 

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