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Stelios Theocharous (Founder & Director of Ceres | Pure Food Innovation) travels and talks to exciting people within the Food & Hospitality industry. We don't rush in this podcast, we really want to find out what makes people do what they do.

Focussed on learning from Chefs, Food Producers, Growers, Hoteliers, Suppliers, Restauranteurs, Trade Associations, and whoever makes hospitality happen.

Tune in if you're in the business of making hospitality happen.

 

Sep 20, 2019

This is a pretty relaxed episode, we discuss a little bit of his journey, modern customers buying off aggregator applications, dark kitchens, fish and chip prices against burger prices, we discuss food trends and generally have a casual conversation about the day to day topics relating to the fish and chip industry...


Sep 13, 2019

Johnny Pusztai is an expert butcher based in Nottingham, Johnny has owned Beedham & Sons since 1991 and now supplies not only retail customers but some excellent restaurants all over the UK.

We had a good chat about most things meat and animal-related, but Johnny is also pretty much an expert in curing and smoking meats...


Sep 6, 2019

In this episode we talk to to Robin Sheppard from Bespoke Hotels. Bespoke Hotels are a group of 200 unique luxury hotels over the world.

Robin is an absolute gentleman, we had a really good conversation about hotels, online booking systems, Recession, Brexit, and more importantly we talk about how he was afflicted with...


Aug 28, 2019

In this episode we talk to Liam Dillon the (chef/proprietor) & Steve Locklin Front of House at The Boat Inn, Lichfield. 

We discuss the perils of running a new restaurant, social media, guests chefs, customers expectations and how you manage them all whilst trying to push the business forward.

 

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Aug 22, 2019

Simon Bonwick owner of The Crown in Burchetts Green, Berkshire. Andy Hayler put me on to Simon as he referred to The Crown as probably one of the best restaurants in the UK outside of London. 

We talk about his journey and how he had his Napoleon moment and lost two pubs, but he didn’t go bankrupt he knuckled down and...