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04/02/2022

Interview with Caroline Martins representing the North West region on Great British Menu 2022 – 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 to serve their dish at the final banquet on Great British Menu. To continue our series, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Caroline Martins who runs her pop-up, Sao Paulo Project, showcasing fine dining Brazilian/British fusion cuisine.

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30/01/2022

Interview with Sally Abé representing the Central region on Great British Menu 2022 – 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 to serve their dish at the final banquet of Great British Menu. To kick start the series, our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Sally Abé, chef consultant at The Pem Restaurant in the Conrad London Hotel in St. James’s.

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20/01/2022

Nisha Katona joins all new judging panel of Great British Menu 2022

We are delighted that Great British Menu (GBM) is returning to our screens on 1st February 2022 for series 17. The BBC Two show puts the nation’s most talented chefs to the test. This year GBM has had its most significant re-vamp with a brand new panel of judges including food entrepreneur, Nisha Katona.

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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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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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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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