We are delighted that Great British Menu (GBM) is returning to our screens on 18th March 2020 for series 15. 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 a quarter of the chefs from across Britain who will be competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. This year GBM has been re-vamped again with more dishes, more chefs and a new presenter.
We have a whole week’s worth of events for International Women’s Day. You’ll discover a whole range of demos, debates, networking, tastings & lunchtime talks to celebrate the day’s theme of #EachForEqual. The week should be wonderful opportunity to enjoy a debates with many inspiring women in the food industry.
Juliet Davenport is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy – a renewable energy company with a mission to power a greener, cleaner future together with its customers. Join Juliet at our Sustainable Food Futures Event to hear more about her work in showing how energy businesses can be the good guy.
Catherine Flood, curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum and in 2019 she curated Food: Bigger than the Plate, a major V&A exhibition. Join Catherine at our Sustainable Food Futures Event to hear more about her work and extensive research in curating the exhibition and the sustainable, fair, creative and inventive companies she discovered along the way who are working on the future of food.
Olivia O’Brien is Business Development Director at Growing Underground, London’s first underground farm. Join Olivia at our Women in Food Tech panel where she will share her journey and you can learn more about Growing Underground’s work in helping to reduce London’s carbon footprint.
Tarryn Gorre is CEO and Co-Founder of Kafoodle the award-winning food technology company providing innovative software solutions to the foodservice sector. Join Tarryn at our Women in Food Tech panel where she will share her journey, experience and offer thoughts and advice on working in the future of food.
Hannah McCollum is the founder of ChicP – innovative hummus dips created from surplus and imperfect vegetables to support British farmers, help to create a circular economy and prevent food waste. Join Hannah at our Inspiring Urban Female Food Founders panel to discover how she turned her passion for food and vision to combat food waste into an award-winning business.
Antonia Lloyd is a BAFTA winning TV Series Producer and Development Exec currently working on Great British Menu as series editor. Antonia will be joining us in our Recognising and Rewarding Success panel on 1st March 2020 to help uncover what recognition in the hospitality industry means (whether it is being on TV or getting press) what TV producers are looking for and how being on TV is one of the ways of boosting your industry profile.
Alissa Timoshkina – Author of cookbook Salt and Time and Founder of KinoVino Events. Join Alissa at our Inspiring Urban Female Food Founders panel to discover how she turned her passion into a successful business and learn more about her debut cookbook. Get your tickets for our panel here.
On Sunday the 8th of March, Todelli and Women in the Food Industry invite you to join a vibrant day full of food and the presence of amazing female food business founders to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Hara Mihailidou is the founder of Todelli, a UK food-tech start-up that is using the power of the sharing economy to allow professional chefs to discover unique, hard-to-find food makers with provenance, chat with them directly, order over a few clicks and track orders from multiple suppliers in one place. Join Hara at our Women in Food Tech panel where she will share her journey, experience and offer thoughts and advice on working in the future of food. Todelli have also partnered with Women in the Food Industry for our special Food Makers Day.