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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.


Nov 29, 2019

Andreas Antona is the chef patron of Simpsons Restaurant in Edgbaston & The Cross in Kenilworth, and they both hold one Michelin star.


He also holds an honorary doctorate for hospitality, and he also founded the Bocuse d'Or UK Academy and is the chairman.


If you like cookbooks and want to buy Andreas's books here...

Nov 23, 2019

Mark Gevaux, aka The Rib Man.

Mark is a formidable person on twitter (and in real life), he doesn't suffer fools at all. You have to go to Brick Lane or West Ham and try his ribs, and if you cant, you must order his hot sauce from his website.

Where to follow The Rib Man
➡️ Twitter
➡️ Instagram
➡️ Order some...

Nov 16, 2019

In this episode I talk to chef Stephen Terry Chef Patron of The Hardwick in Abergavenney. 


Stephen has worked for Marco Pierre White, Nick Nairn, Michel Roux Junior, Allan Passard, Oliver Peyton and many other great roles including him buying out the walnut tree in Abergavenny before moving on to The Hardwick.


I am...

Nov 9, 2019

In this episode, I talk to Stuart Mitchell, one of the directors of Mitchell Potatoes based in Rugby.

It is not every day that you get to talk to someone who’s family has been involved with farming and potatoes since the 1880s.

We discuss how his ancestors packed up all their belongings, family and animals and moved...