2019 was the first all female finale of MasterChef and our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, was delighted to interview champion Irini Tzortzoglou about her experience on the show. She caught up with Irini not long after she had returned to her home in Cumbria after a working holiday to Crete, the place of her birth, to talk about what life was like after winning.
Le Cordon Bleu London has launched their highly anticipated annual, Julia Child Scholarship which aims to provide aspiring food entrepreneurs with the first steps to business success. Find out how to enter and win a prize worth over £40,000 presented by Le Cordon Bleu alumna Mary Berry.
At Women in the Food Industry we are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet at Great British Menu. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Cindy Challoner former Head Chef of The Classroom who is representing Wales starting 1st May 2019 on the show.
Although London prides itself on being one of the most multicultural foodies cities in the world, many Londoners have probably not tried Filipino food. Want to change that? Head over to Rowena Romulo’s 80 seater restaurant on Kensington High Street for one of the best kept secrets in London.
Great British Menu (GBM) is now in series 14 and in brand new studios with a new format. We are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Emily Scott, Chef Owner of The St Tudy Inn who is representing the South West starting 24th April 2019 on the show.
Aida Khan’s new Pakistani restaurant Shola had only been open for two weeks when our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, visited for lunch but it was buzzing with a warm and lively atmosphere as it brought some much needed spice to the Media Works area of White City in Shepherd’s Bush.
Great British Menu (GBM) returned to our screens on 20th March 2019 for series 14. The BBC Two show puts the nation’s most talented chefs to the test. At Women in the Food Industry we are interviewing the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Lorna McNee, Sous Chef at Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagle’s who is representing Scotland starting 17th April 2019 on the show.
It’s one of the most eagerly awaited dates in the food writing & broadcasting calendar. Recognising excellence in food and drink writing, broadcasting and photography, for seven years, Fortnum and Mason have championed those who help others enjoy, explore, experiment and discover more about food and drink, through their writing, photography and commentary.
Fancy much more than a nice cup of tea? Want to know more about how tea is produced and taste a huge variety of teas? Interested in getting immersed in the whole world of tea? Then you’ll love the FesTeaVal and our special Women In the Food Industry show offer of 25% off the ticket price.
The British Library are running another season of last year’s highly popular talks, workshops and courses on food, all inspired by their extensive food-related collections. Many of the events, which run until 30th May 2019 feature prominent women in the food industry. We highlight some of our favourites here.
Frances Atkins – Michelin starred chef since 2003 and panellist at Women in the Food Industry (WiFi) event International Women’s Day – Pioneering Women In the Food Industry will be on Saturday Kitchen – 6th April 2019.