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Andi Oliver Chaired the first Women In Food & Drink Panel and Tasting Experience


Great British Menu Judge & Saturday Kitchen Host, Andi Oliver, chaired WiFiFoodDrink panel discussion by followed by a delicious tasting experience, where beer, wine & whisky were matched with food

Andi Oliver Chaired the first Women In Food & Drink Panel and Tasting Experience


"I have been wanting to be part of the excellent work these fabulous women have been doing for a while and we have managed make it all work out!"
Andi Oliver



Great British Menu judge, Andi Oliver, chaired  a panel of influential women in wine, beer, whiskey & food, discussing role of women in drink and food which was followed by a delicious tasting experience. On the evening of 4th March 2019 Women in Food and Drink was chaired by, Great British Menu judge and Saturday Kitchen host, Andi Oliver. The panel of influential women from the food & drinks industry discussed freelance work, self worth, confidence, along with their experiences of working in the food, whisky, wine and beer industry. This was followed by a delicious tasting experience, where guests enjoyed Prosecco, beer and whiskey expertly paired with food by plant based chef Bettina Campolucci.

Chair: Andi Oliver
Andi Oliver is a charismatic television & radio presenter for all things food, arts, culture & music to name a few
@andisn16 | @andioliver
Website

The panellists included:

Melissa Cole
Award winning Beer writer, author and sicerone
@MelissaCole
Website

Julie Prebble
Head of Hoperations at Toast Ale
@theprebble | @toastale
Website

Helena Nicklin
Award winning wine presenter, author, writer and videographer
@thewinebird 
Website

Bettina Campolucci
Plant Based & Gluten Free Chef, Writer and Influencer
@bettinaskitchen
Website

Introduced by Mecca Ibrahim from Women In the Food Industry
@women_food_wifi

This event was one in a series of events this week from Women In the Food Industry, a pioneering new initiative championing and discussing the issues facing women in the food industry.

Proceeds from this event will go to Feedback Global Feedback regenerates nature by transforming our food system. They believe that securing nutritious, delicious food for all can and should go hand in hand with protecting our environment. To do this they challenge power, catalyse action and empower people to achieve positive change.

Details of all events, 2nd March to 10th March 2019 from Women In the Food Industry, a pioneering new initiative championing and discussing the issues facing women in the food industry can be found here https://www.womeninthefoodindustry.com/events  You can book on the following link.

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