On my travels

On my travels

I am lucky enough to be invited to many different events through my industry role. It is certainly very varied and I meet lots of characters along the way. The British Kebab Awards 2019 This week I was invited to the British Kebab Awards. The awards are organised by...
Exeter Expo and the UK’s Number 1

Exeter Expo and the UK’s Number 1

I have just returned from the south coast and the FRY-IT exhibition. These weekends are a great opportunity to catch up with suppliers and members and always great fun. One the stand Whilst down there I also took the opportunity to visit Krispies in Exmouth, and my...
What’s Cooking? Edinburgh

What’s Cooking? Edinburgh

This time of the year is the fish and chip exhibition season. The first of these was hosted by Henry Colbeck, a wholesaler that covers Yourkshire and Scotland. Princes Street – 2/3/19 I attend these exhibitions on behalf of the National Federation of Fish Friers...
Surprise for the Godfather of Fish and chips

Surprise for the Godfather of Fish and chips

I was honoured to be invited to a surprise party for Richard Ord, owner of Colman’s of South Shields. It was to mark Richards 50th anniversary in fish and chips and was held at Colman’s Seafood Temple Me presenting Richard with a decanter on behalf of the National...
CFSP Qualification

CFSP Qualification

I have been down in London for a seminar and exam to try to gain a professional catering qualification. Fingers crossed I pass The events took place at the head quarters of CESA the Catering Equipments Suppliers Association CESA HQ London After the exam I had a bit of...
NEODA Dinner – Tallow Chandlers Hall

NEODA Dinner – Tallow Chandlers Hall

I am honoured to have been asked to attend the annual NEODA Dinner at the historic Tallow Chandlers Hall once again this year. NEODA is the National Edible Oil’s Distributers Association and the Worshipful Company of Tallow Chandlers (beef fat candle makers) is their...