Author Archives

  • Ahmed Ahmed

    Ahmed is the founder of Dine, an online guide for discovering the best food and drink experiences in your local area. Over the years, he and a team of contributors have charted the evolution of our food and drink scene: from the high profile chefs, to the street food heroes and the burgeoning bar culture. […]

  • Alison Hammond to host BFDH Awards

    It has been announced that Alison Hammond, presenter of ITV’s This Morning show will be the host of this summer’s inaugural Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards. The effervescent Brummie has seen a dramatic rise in her star power since Big Brother and has enjoyed major success on prime time shows such as Strictly Come […]

  • Jas Sansi

    Jas Sansi is a freelance photographer based in Birmingham. The talented, and dedicated photographer has strong relationships with some of the biggest media organisations within Birmingham, and a wide portfolio featuring a range of clients. The business graduate specialises in corporate photography, capturing the images of people, product and places. He is well known for […]

  • Pepsi Max adds fizz to the BFDH Awards

    We are pleased to announce our headline sponsor Pepsi Max for the inaugural Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016. Birmingham is well established as the epicentre of culinary excellence, and this awards ceremony will celebrate the best of Birmingham. The Birmingham Food Drink & Hospitality Awards will be held in the city this summer, […]

  • Denise Morris

    Denise Morris is the founder of TAG Network Midlands. She is an entrepreneur, business development professional who has worked for years within the professional services sector. TAG Network Midlands is a networking community within the Midlands that celebrates and supports trainees, apprentices, interns, students and graduate professionals across all industry sectors.

  • Pushpa Alexander

    Pushpa Alexander is the founder, host and promoter for Headz Up Business Events. Pushpa is an entrepreneur, professional speaker, award-winning event organisor with a proven record of hosting successful SOLD OUT events on digital, social media marketing and women in business events. Pushpa Alexander, has a strong sales & marketing background, with over 25yrs experience […]

  • Garry Poulton

    Garry Poulton is a proud Brummie that is a current project and Programme Manager for Whitbread Plc. Gary spent seven years as a programme manager, developing new store sites for a leading supermarket chain, but he is best known for his appearance on BBC’s show The Apprentice (2015). His biggest business accomplishment came in 2010-11, when […]

  • Paul Fulford

    Born and raised in Birmingham, Paul Fulford was restaurant critic of the Birmingham Mail for 20 years until he left in 2015 to set up his own website at He also offers PR and consultancy services to restaurants and bars. Paul’s a keen cook, a wine-lover, has judged many culinary competitions and has appeared […]

  • BFDHA Announced

    With Birmingham well established as the epicentre of culinary excellence, it’s about time that an award ceremony celebrating the best of Birmingham’s Food & Drink scene has finally arrived. So it’s with great excitement that we can announce that the very first Birmingham Food Drink & Hospitality Awards will be held in the city this […]