Dec 8, 2019
Mark Thomson, Ambassador to Scotland - Glenfiddich.
Mark is a fascinating chap, there is something quite 007 about him. We bust some of the basic myths you hear about whisky, we talk about the whisky industry and why whisky is essential to get right in hospitality.
I really found the topic of whisky really interesting...
Nov 29, 2019
Andreas Antona is the chef patron of Simpsons Restaurant in Edgbaston & The Cross in Kenilworth, and they both hold one Michelin star.
He also holds an honorary doctorate for hospitality, and he also founded the Bocuse d'Or UK Academy and is the chairman.
If you like cookbooks and want to buy Andreas's books here...
Nov 23, 2019
Mark Gevaux, aka The Rib Man.
Mark is a formidable person on twitter (and in real life), he doesn't suffer fools at all. You have to go to Brick Lane or West Ham and try his ribs, and if you cant, you must order his hot sauce from his website.
Nov 16, 2019
In this episode I talk to chef Stephen Terry Chef Patron of The Hardwick in Abergavenney.
Stephen has worked for Marco Pierre White, Nick Nairn, Michel Roux Junior, Allan Passard, Oliver Peyton and many other great roles including him buying out the walnut tree in Abergavenny before moving on to The Hardwick.
Nov 9, 2019
In this episode, I talk to Stuart Mitchell, one of the directors of Mitchell Potatoes based in Rugby.
It is not every day that you get to talk to someone who’s family has been involved with farming and potatoes since the 1880s.
We discuss how his ancestors packed up all their belongings, family and animals and moved...