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Ian Taverner, Mr Cookfulness, is all about making cooking fun, accessible, adaptable, flexible and a huge boost for your physical and mental health.
Ian is the creator and author of the hugely successful Cookbook, Cookfulness, the first cookbook of its kind designed to help people, like himself with disability and/or chronic illness, find joy in the kitchen!
Ian designs and runs bespoke cooking and creative therapy workshops, programmes and shows, working with many major hospitals, charities and organisations all to help as many people as possible who find it hard in the kitchen, to turn that pain and anxiety into happiness and joy!

Suzanne Mulholland (The Batch Lady) is a Sunday Times best Selling Author of The Batch Lady series of Books.  Suzanne is an expert in modern day Batch cooking and freezer friendly meals. Originally a time management expert, Suzanne realised that the same methods could be applied to give busy working people advice on getting homecooked meals on the table with minimal effort and time spent. The Batch Lady has a huge online following across social media and can be found @thebatchlady on all socials.

Ching-He Huang MBE is an International Emmy nominated, Award winning TV chef & cookery author who has become an ambassador of Chinese cooking around the world. Ching received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 list, for services to The Culinary Arts. Born in Taiwan, raised in South Africa and U.K., cookery was a vital connection between Ching and her Chinese heritage. Her creative food ethos is to use fresh, organic, and ethically sourced ingredients to create modern dishes with Chinese heritage, fusing tradition and innovation.

Ching’s career in the media as a TV chef and author has spanned the last two decades, transforming people’s perceptions of Chinese food over this time by keeping it fresh, popular, and engaged. She works tirelessly to promote Chinese cuisine through her TV shows, books, wok range and involvement in many high profile campaigns and causes. Ching is also an award-winning cookery author, having published ten best-selling cookbooks to date which have been published in several languages around the world. 

Ching is an entrepreneur, businesswoman and has consulted on many levels, from family-owned restaurants to international corporations in hospitality, often working with brands to execute successful media campaigns.

Originally from Trinidad and now residing in London with her family, Shivi is a cookbook author, food writer and TV presenter who loves creating vibrantly colourful, simple to make and most of all delicious recipes to encourage everyone to get in the kitchen.

Bettina is a self-taught chef and a huge plant passionate advocate, specialising in Plant based (Vegan) and free from recipe development for brands, the hospitality industry and within food development. Bettina has written three cookbooks; Happy Food & 7 Day Vegan Challenge and her latest, Celebrate – Plant-based recipes for every occasion. Bettina is passionate about unravelling the potential of plant foods and the free-from space by following easy and basic principles incorporating seasonality and local produce. Food that makes you feel good, that is grown within the seasons and nurtured by people that care.

Claudia Roden was born and brought up in Cairo. She went to school in Paris and studied art in London where she has lived ever since. Widely admired as both a great cook and a fine writer, she has written classic works on Middle Eastern food and Mediterranean cookery, including The Food of Italy and The Food of Spain, and the award-winning The Book of Jewish Food.

James Evans is Creative Development Chef for organic veg box company Riverford. You’ll may recognise him as one of the faces of Riverford’s new Veg Hacks series, found on YouTube, social media and on Wicked Leeks.

Deirdre, health coach and mum of 3, set up the award-winning The Cool Food School in 2018 to help make food fun for children and change the food environment around them.

Zoe is a Registered Nutritionist with over 25 years experience working in public health at a national, regional and local level. Zoe has specialised in working with children especially projects related to increasing fruit and veg consumption such as the School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme. Zoe currently runs her own freelance nutrition business, ZG Nutrition, where she runs courses, undertakes food and health research projects and is a Nutrition writer.