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Penelope Sacorafou: Cultural entrepreneur

Penelope Sacorafou is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of guided walks company Fox & Squirrel. While reading about London’s fashion history she stumbled on the Lady’s Guide Association of the 1880s. This group offered employment opportunities […]

Mar, 27

Alex Hoffler and Stacey O’Gorman: The Meringue Girls

Both trained chefs, Alex Hoffler and Stacey O’Gorman met working together in a Hackney restaurant and went on to bond over their love of sweet things. Not happy to simply get on board with other […]

Mar, 18

Lauren Pears: Founder of London’s Cat Cafe

Lauren Pears shot to fame by starting a crowdfunding campaign which successfully brought the first ‘cat cafe’ to London in 2014. But Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is more than just a cafe; it’s a home for rescued […]

Mar, 12

Tasha Marks: Food artist and founder of AVM Curiosities

Tasha Marks is a food artist, and founder of AVM (Animal, Vegetable, Mineral) Curiosities. She explores the relationship between art and food through edible events and installations, using food as an artistic medium. Previous clients include The […]

Feb, 27

Ms Marmitelover: Chef, author and supperclub host

Kerstin Rodgers aka MsMarmitelover launched the now thriving supper club movement in the UK back in 2009 with her eponymous supper club The Underground Restaurant. We’ve been to a number of imaginative, intimate events at […]

Feb, 27

Miss Cakehead: Creative director

Do not confuse Miss Cakehead with a baker. Whilst she may do plenty of work for the food and drink industry, she’s actually the one with the big ideas, keeping a host of incredible cake-makers, chefs, […]

Feb, 25

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