Dean Edwards (Saturday)
Dean Edwards, has been a regular chef on ITV’s ‘Lorraine’ since 2010 but first made his debut on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ in September 2009 where he featured in a weekly cookery slot, creating dishes for the ITV audience. After coming second in BBC’s MasterChef Goes Large in 2006, he sought to change his life radically by leaving his career as a “digger driver” to pursue his love of cooking and food.
Deans’ ethos on food is that it should be achievable, simple and above all taste fantastic, after all food doesn’t have to be complicated. Dean’s inspiration……..
Jack Stein (Sunday)
Jack was born in Cornwall and is the middle son of three boys. He began his career in the hospitality industry as a kitchen porter during school holidays in The Seafood Restaurant kitchen. At 16 he moved to front of house where he remained throughout his education. Jack completed a BSc in Psychology and an MA in Ancient History at Cardiff University.
Upon his return to Padstow he re-entered The Seafood Restaurant as sous chef before moving on to a tournant role across the whole company, to become Executive Development Chef. Jack participates in ‘Cook with Jack Stein’ courses at Rick Stein’s Cookery School, where students cook alongside him. He also returned to the west coast of Australia, where he filmed ‘Jack Stein Down Under: Born to Cook’, exploring the cuisine of the region and cooking up dishes with produce he discovered along the way. The show aired on UKTV Good Food in August 2017.
Andy and Adrian with their tales of the open sea and how to cook what you catch.
Crabstock® is about teaching people about the health benefits of eating Great British shellfish as well as the social and economic importance of supporting the country’s fishing industry. We fully believe that our shellfish is the best in the world and that we should do all that we can to keep all our wonderful, nutritious, sustainable shellfish on the menu.
Andrea trained at Leith’s School of Food and Wine. Following her training she worked as a chef for several years gaining critical real life catering experience which has given her a wide range of knowledge. She then became a Senior Teacher at Leith’s teaching year diploma courses, part time and specialist courses. This role gave rise to media appearances both in TV and Radio and at the Good Food Show. You can now find her imparting her fun and informal demonstration style at Food Festivals and Game and Country Fairs around the UK.
Simon is best known to us for his ferret demonstrations at Living Heritage Country Shows in the Countryside arena. However in recent years he has become a favorite in our Country Kitchen with a fascinating demonstration on how to cook rabbit. He will also be promoting his new book on the same subject.
Over the last few years Simon has been the focus of 7 rabbiting related DVDs and filmed/edited and produced From Field to Fork outlining the journey in preparing and cooking rabbit and his latest film, “Run Rabbit Run”. Most recently he has appeared on Fieldsports Britain, ITV’s Countrywise programme with Mike Robinson, BBC 4’s This Green and Pleasant Land, Jimmy’s Forest and Food Unwrapped on Channel 4 with ………………….