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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.


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...

Aug 16, 2019

Dr Tom Pickerell is Global Tuna Director at Sustainable Fisheries Partnership. Tom has a degree in marine biology, and over the years he has worked at WWF UK, Defra, Shellfish Association of Great Britain (SAGB), Seafish & Seafood Watch program at Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. 
Dr Tom & Stelios discuss so many...

Aug 8, 2019

Andy Hayler is probably the only person at present to have eaten at every 3 star Michelin restaurant in the world. He has a wealth of experience reviewing restaurants, what is refreshing is that he pays for all his travel and meals; he is completely unbiased and independent. 


Andy Hayler’s Restaurant Guide


Jul 10, 2019

Group Ceo & Chairman Tony Crolla from The Vittoria Group.

The Vittoria Group runs the following successful businesses Vittoria on the Walk, Vittoria on the Bridge, La Favorita, Divino Enoteca, Taste of Italy and Berties Fish & Chips. 

In this episode we discuss the journey of building a business of this scale,...

Jun 29, 2019

Dale Osborne (Bistrot Bagatelle) is a brilliant chap, we had a great chat about his journey as a chef.

We discuss his time at Bournemouth College, The Goring Hotel, Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat - Four Seasons, The Orrery, The Wolseley, St Alban, His, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and more great places. 

Really loved this...