Lee Williams, new features editor

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 25th February 2013

The Staff Canteen is delighted to welcome on board a new member of the team, features editor Lee Williams.

Lee will be responsible for all content on the features section of the website including the existing popular features like Heroes of the Hotplate, Britain’s Got Talent and Featured Chef. He will also have a remit to drive content forward with new, exciting, topical and chef-focused articles. Lee has a background in journalism and English teaching. He taught English as a foreign language in countries such as Turkey, Spain and Oman before re-training to become a journalist. As a freelance journalist he has been a regular contributor to The Independent and Positive News as well as other local publications. On joining The Staff Canteen Lee said: “As a journalist and food obsessive the opportunity to interview top cheffing talent and report on the latest trends in the food world is a real dream role for me.” Managing director of The Staff Canteen, Mark Morris said: “We are delighted to welcome Lee on board, and see the opportunity to both improve and expand our chef focused content, as key to our success and growth. We are excited about this chapter in our development.”  

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 25th February 2013

Lee Williams, new features editor