food industry

Adam Baker from Cho Gazpacho

Profile – Adam Baker [¡Cho! Gazpacho]

We speak to Adam Baker, ‘Choman extraordinaire’ – a job title that roughly translates to managing director (we think?) at ¡Cho! Gazpacho. Tasting Britain loves Cho. There are many reasons. Firstly, in  Adam, I may have found someone with a more
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Kostas Kontopoulos, founder of Carpo Hellas

Profile – ​Kostas Kontopoulos [Carpo]

Full name: ​Kostas Kontopoulos Role: ​​Owner and founder, Carpo DOB:​ 1971 Birthplace:​ Athens Twitter: @carpolondon Website: ​www.carpolondon.co.uk What made you decide to bring Carpo to the UK? You’ve been doing very well in Greece with Carpo Hellas over the last few decades,
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Profile – John Thompson [CaféPod]

Hey… …did you know that there’s a specific type of person who actually drinks coffee for a living? Yup – they’re called ‘Cuppers’, and their job description entails travelling around the world to find the most exciting new suppliers and
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Crispin Busk from Kabuto Noodles

Profile – Crispin Busk [Kabuto Noodles]

    R Kurtz via Compfight   We speak to Crispin Busk, the brains and legs behind ‘posh’ instant noodle brand, Kabuto Noodles. Tasting Britain was won over by Kabuto’s irreverent branding, well researched variety of flavours and
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Iberica Exec Chef Nacho Manzano in Kitchen

Profile – Nacho Manzano [Ibérica]

We run a short interview with Nacho Manzano, a man with not one, but two Michelin Stars, and the executive chef at the Iberica chain of restaurants (Ibérica Canary Wharf, Ibérica Marylebone and Ibérica La Terraza) – which are doing something of a PR job for
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Le Pont De La Tour Head Chef Tom Cook

Profile – Tom Cook [Le Pont De La Tour]

We chat with Tom Cook, Head Chef at London’s prestigious Le Pont De La Tour and a man who started out cooking at age 15, before eventually apprenticing under the likes of Gary Rhodes and Michel Roux Jr.   This man knows French food! Having worked all
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Jimmy-Moore

Profile – Jimmy Moore [Livin’ La Vida Low Carb]

Here at Tasting Britain, we’re of the opinion that Jimmy Moore, perhaps better known as the ‘Livin Low Carb Guy’ is a very nice chap (listen to one of his podcasts and see if you can resist the all powerful fuzziness of that lazy Southern drawl). But
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