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.
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 Sabrina Gidda, Executive Chef at Allbright who is representing the Central region on the show.
Women In the Food Industry supporter Victoria Stewart, freelance food journalist, will chair a discussion exploring new solutions for employers, catering colleges and the Mayor of London to raise the profile of creative chef careers, improve working standards and reform culinary education at an event at Claridge’s today – 3rd April 2019.
Mother’s Day, engagement parties, birthdays, hen parties, christenings, anniversaries and just to say thanks. There are a myriad of occasions when you can buy a bottle of drink for a special woman in your life. Mex Ibrahim, co-founder of Women in The Food Industry looks at why Prosecco appears to be top of the list and what other options there are.
Our friends at small business community, Enterprise Nation, are running a “food entrepreneurs bootcamp” called The Food Exchange on 12th April and have offered our supporters a 10% discount. Discover how to join inspiring retail buyers, entrepreneurs and experts from the food and drink industry for this one-day extravaganza.
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. We interviewed Samira Effa, who was working for Alimentum, Cambridge, when she took part in the show.
We are delighted to announce we are joining small business community Enterprise Nation, with other experts in the food industry for coffee and conversation in Manchester on 4th April 2019 from 10am to 11.30am. In the first in a new series of free networking meet-ups by Enterprise Nation you can join us and fellow food and drink business owners at Hatch, the home of independent food and drink in Manchester.
For the last two years CODE, leading hospitality magazine and website. have published a list that honours women who “genuinely affect change in the hospitality industry.” We are delighted that so many supporters of Women In the Food Industry feature in this latest list of amazing women.