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In November 2018, Stelios Theocharous, the founder of Ceres | Pure Food Innovation (and someone who occasionally finds his keys on the first try), launched the Ceres Podcast. This groundbreaking platform has now become a gathering spot for like-minded co-hosts:
• Mark Petrou, Petrou Bros
• Kelly Barnes, Krispies
• David Nicolaou, Auckley Friery
• David Miller, Millers Fish & Chips
Together, they embark on insightful conversations with the movers and shakers of the Food & Hospitality industry, forming the illustrious Podsquad.
At the Ceres Podcast, we take our time. There's no rushing here - unless we're late for dinner. We're on a mission to uncover the deep-seated passions that motivate our guests, ranging from Chefs and Fish & Chip Shop Owners to Food Producers and Hoteliers, including everyone who makes the hospitality world spin.
Our discussions are as varied as the ingredients in a gourmet dish, catering to anyone with a stake or interest in the bustling world of hospitality. If you're eager to learn from the experiences and stories that shape this industry, the Ceres Podcast awaits you. Dive into our world, where learning is served with a side of laughter.


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...

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