We're excited to announce Michael Wignall and Rupert Rowley as the final chefs to join The Staff Canteen Live 2019 line-up!

The Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen Live, sponsored by Westlands, is heading to the Birmingham for the Professional Kitchen and Food Service Show (formally the Hospitality Show) at the NEC.

On January 22 and 23, 2019 we will be bringing some of the best chefs from around the UK to our stage to do a live demo, answer your questions and of course pose for selfies!

We are excited to announce the final two chefs who will be joining our amazing chef line-up. Michael Wignall from the Angel Inn at Hetton and Rupert Rowley from Michelin-starred, Fischer's at Baslow Hall join Colin McGurran, chef owner at Michelin-starred Winteringham Fields; Alex Claridge, head chef of The Wilderness and Great British Menu's Ellis Barrie, chef owner of The Marram Grass,  will be joining James Cochran, chef owner of 1251 restaurant and Great British Menu 2018 champion of champions; Paul Foster, chef owner of Salt which was awarded its first Michelin star in October this year and Tim Allen, chef partner of The Flitch of Bacon which also achieved its first Michelin star in the 2019 guide.

We will be announcing the rest of the chefs in our line-up in the next few weeks.

Dan Newman, Managing Director of The Staff Canteen said: “We are excited to bring our live stage back to Birmingham for what used to be the Hospitality Show. Through our excellent relationships we are able to have a fantastic line-up of chefs doing what they do best. Combine this with our market leading sponsors and The Staff Canteen Live is sure to be another huge success.”

The Professional Kitchen and Food Service Show showcases the catering equipment industry including manufacturers, dealers, designers and end users plus the best food and drink products from hard-to-find speciality ingredients and craft drinks, to leading food brands and franchises.

Make sure you register for your free place, alternatively each chef will be streamed live on both our YouTube channel and our Facebook page so even if you can’t join us you can still see all the action.

*The Staff Canteen will be announcing more sponsors for this event in the coming weeks, anyone looking to become a sponsor of The Staff Canteen Live please email: [email protected] or call 0330 202 1051

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 18th December 2018

We're excited to announce Michael Wignall and Rupert Rowley as the final chefs to join The Staff Canteen Live 2019 line-up!