Mentors on Workshop
By applying proven learning methodologies using today’s technology, the workshops we create together provide high quality, engaging learning experiences that are perfectly tailored to each mentor’s unique skill set.
For a taste of what we’re currently working on, check out how Cooking on Workshop is going.
Workshop offers it’s mentors:
- Expert guidance from our workshop planning team
- Upfront funding of up to £1,000 in production costs
- Marketing to a global audience on the platform
- Ongoing revenues of 50% of the completed workshop’s net income
The Boy Who Bakes
Edd Kimber is an expert baker, food writer and TV personality. He has authored three cookbooks – The Boy Who Bakes (2011), Say It With Cake (2012) and Patisserie Made Simple (Oct 2014).
Edd won the first series of The Great British Bake Off (BBC Two) and writes for several magazines and newspapers including regular features in BBC Good Food, Delicious and Waitrose Kitchen. Edd has also made regular appearances on TV including on Sunday Brunch. Edd’s Theboywhobakes.co.uk blog has been named one of the best UK blogs by Woman and Home Magazine and as one of the best baking blogs by Channel4.com.
SORTEDfood is a global community of cooking enthusiasts led by Jamie Spafford, Mike Huttlestone, Ben Ebbrell and Barry Taylor. There are already over 2 million people around the world joining their mega cooking conversation online, sharing new recipe ideas and having a laugh together around food. From their London studio they provide great recipes and plenty of entertainment along the way. James Currie, the SORTEDfood development chef, develops stacks of their recipes including those for their latest book Desserts in Duvets a Kickstarter project.
SORTEDfood have joined Workshop as a founding mentor and share the Workshop passion for teaching the world the skills they need to get into the kitchen.
The Meringue Girls
The Meringue Girls was Founded by Stacey O’Gorman & Alex Hoffler in 2012. Since starting their journey in London’s booming street food scene (KERB, Street Feast, Broadway Market), they have generated huge amounts of PR and a huge social media following. As well as department stores stocking their beautiful meringues, their clients have included Dior, Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Stella McCartney, Brides Magazine, Alexander McQueen, Agent Provocateur, Adidas, Nike, Jo Malone, Elizabeth Arden, Topshop, Clinique and Jimmy Choo.
They have released cookbook two ‘Meringue Girls Everything Sweet.’ Full of unusual edible gifts, cool confectionary and delicious things in all the colours of the rainbow. And five years on, Meringue Girls has their own bakery in the bustling foodie hub of Broadway Market which they also use to run weekly meringue and cake baking classes, which have been rated by the Evening Standard as one of the best London based foodie masterclasses.
Eric Lanlard, Master Pâtissier, is recognised internationally for superlative baked creations made for an impressive A-list clientele. After his training in France, Eric moved to London aged 22 and became head pastry chef for Albert and Michel Roux. More recently he has launched his own business, Cake Boy, a destination café, cake emporium and cookery school based in London.
Yuki is a Japanese chef. She has worked in authentic Japanese restaurants in London, developing new recipes and menus. The growth in Japanese food popularity led to her setting up her own Japanese cookery school Yuki’s Kitchen and publishing her first book Sushi at Home. Yuki is passionate about making sushi accessible to people so they can make it at home using ingredients that are readily available.
Have a skill you’d love to share with the world? Apply to become a mentor on Workshop!