Michelin-starred chef Tim Allen joins The Staff Canteen Live 2020 line-up at HRC

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 20th February 2020

We’re taking The Staff Canteen Live 2020 – to HRC (formally Hotelympia) on March 3rd-5th and we’re bringing some of the most exciting names in the hospitality industry with us.

This year we are highlighting the ones to watch and they will be joined on stage by their mentors past and present plus, some of the top front of house will be on stage with the chefs to give us an insight into their partnership. 

We are excited to announce that Tim Allen from Michelin-starred, The Flitch of Bacon, is the final chef to join this year's line-up.

Also part of the incredible line-up this year is Paul Walsh and Jason Atherton, who have recently launched The Betterment in London, and Hartnett Holder Co's Luke Holder, also from Limewood and Angela Hartnett, also from Murano. 

The line-up will also include Tom de Keyser and Jamie May from The Hand and Flowers and The Coach in Marlow, joined by Michelin-starred Tom Kerridge; James Knappett and Sandia Chang of 2 Michelin-starred Kitchen Table.

We're excited to announce that for the first time, Michel Roux Jr will be joining us on The Staff Canteen stage - he will be alongside Roux Scholar, Martin Carabott. We also have Michelin-starred Sally Abé from The Harwood Arms, Jamie Park and Adam Handling from The Frog Hoxton and Colin McGurran and Gareth Bartram from Michelin-starred, Winteringham Fields.

Plus joining this amazing line-up is Michelin-starred Simon Hulstone from The Elephant, Robin Gill and Emma Underwood from The Dairy and recently opened Darby's. Plus, Holborn Dining Room's Calum Franklin and Nokuthula Mbambo.

Mark Morris, Founder of The Staff Canteen, said: “As always we are really excited to bring The Staff Canteen Live Stage to the HRC show. Our editorial team has pulled out all the stops this year to bring what will be the industry’s biggest and most exciting names over the three days.”

He added: “It’s a great way for us to meet our audiences and partners, so please come and join us.”

The Staff Canteen Live 2020 headline sponsor is speciality produce supplier, Westlands. They are celebrating five years in partnership with The Staff Canteen.

James Seymour is the Marketing and Product Development Manager, he said: “Next March, Westlands will be celebrating our 5th year in partnership with The Staff Canteen Live event held at the Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Show (HRC) at ExCel London.

"The Staff Canteen Live has become one of the main highlights of the restaurant trade show circuit; bringing in the crowds to see an eclectic mix of established big names, local and new up-and-coming chefs to the stage. "Westlands are proud to be sponsors of the event again and we’re looking forward to sharing our passion and knowledge of ‘all things Westlands’ with visitors to the show."

He added: "Come along and ‘pull up a pugh’ to watch an inspiring chef demo’s on stage, then say hello at the Westlands stand for a guided tasting of the exciting world of British grown Micro Leaf, Growing Cresses, Edible Flowers, Sea Herbs and Tender Leaf.”

There will be regular sessions running every day of the three-day show with a changing line-up of chefs providing visitors with interactive demonstrations, recipe guidance and cooking tips.

Samples of the chefs’ dishes will be regularly making their way into the audience, so not only can you see cooking at its finest, you can taste it too! Each session will offer show visitors the chance to question the chefs on a range of industry, food and cooking-related topics. Hotelympia has returned to its original name HRC – Hotel, Restaurant and Catering and will take place at ExCeL London from 3-5 March 2020.

The event with bring together four shows covering everything from food, drink, catering equipment, interiors, technology alongside talks, masterclasses, panel debates and much more.

Visitors can click here and register now for a free ticket to the show.

*If you would like to be involved as a sponsor please email jen@thestaffcanteen.com or call 0330 2021051

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 20th February 2020

Michelin-starred chef Tim Allen joins The Staff Canteen Live 2020 line-up at HRC