Amanda Afiya


How Whatley Manor's Sue Williams is leading the green movement for hotels

07 October 2021 by

Sue Williams, general manager of Whatley Manor, is not only winner of the 2021 Sustainable Business Award Catey, she has also spent lockdown studying how to improve her already admirable green efforts. Amanda Afiya discovers why she’s imploring all hoteliers[...]


Jude Kereama on love and loss, expanding across Cornwall and making it to the Great British Menu banquet

04 August 2021 by

It’s been a difficult two years for chef Jude Kereama, who has not only had to navigate running a hospitality business throughout the pandemic, but has had to do so following the loss of his wife and business partner Jane.

Out of office: how city caterers are coping without office workers Foodservice

Out of office: how city caterers are coping without office workers

11 September 2020 by

As the government begins to encourage workers back into offices, Amanda Afiya catches up with the[...]

Menuwatch: Forest Side Chef

Menuwatch: Forest Side

05 August 2020 by

Paul Leonard’s longed-for move to the Lake District has heralded a celebration of the kitchen garden,[...]

Menuwatch: The Churchill Arms, Chipping Campden Chef

Menuwatch: The Churchill Arms, Chipping Campden

27 February 2020 by

After years of working with chef superstars, Nick Deverell-Smith has returned to the Cotswolds to cook[...]

Menuwatch: Driftwood Restaurant

Menuwatch: Driftwood

22 January 2020 by

Situated within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it’s no wonder Olly Pierrepont left the[...]

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


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