Trained in the kitchens of the Savoy Hotel, London, and by the culinary legend, Anton Mosimann, Simon has worked across the world for the likes of Unilever as a retail products innovator, bringing to life new products and concepts for world famous brands including Ben & Jerrys, Hellmanns, Marmite, Cornetto and Knorr. Simon travelled the world with P&O Cruises and even worked for a Prince in Saudi Arabia. Simon founded the highly acclaimed Beyond Food Community Interest Company. Beyond Food has its own innovative social enterprise restaurant in London, Brigade. Brigade works to inspire people who are at risk of, or have experienced, homelessness to gain meaningful employment. Brigade has trained thousands of people and won countless awards. Simon lives in Dormansland, Surrey.