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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 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...


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...