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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.


Oct 15, 2019

Cem Oktem is from The Packet Bridge Fish & Chips in Bolton Le Sands & the soon to be Westgate Fish & Chips in Morecambe.

I have known Cem for a good few years, as he and his brother have been friends and customers for some time.

Similar to the conversation we had with Banico Zeniou in Episode 26, we wanted to just sit...

Oct 10, 2019

Adam Stokes is the co-owner of Adams Restaurant & The Oyster Club in Birmingham with his wife Natasha.

Adam is a private person; he likes to keep his head down and keep the focus on the restaurants. All of his attention is on making the restaurants better one step at a time.

I would like to congratulate the Adam & the...

Oct 3, 2019

There isn’t a lot that Stephen doesn’t know about coffee and for that reason, many call him the coffee hunter.

We discussed how Stephen went from the commodity desks at Goldman Sachs to trading speciality coffee, which didn’t really exist before he started Mercanta, we discuss coffee roasting in the U.K, issues...

Sep 26, 2019

Amanda Afiya currently works with Sauce Communications on a couple of client accounts. She is also Co-founder of Sauce Intelligence alongside Jo Barnes, Nikki Hancock & Giovanna Grossi. She is also Non-Executive Director of Cartwheel Recruitment, and like that is not enough she is also involved with Hospitality Action...

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...