Simon Preston

Simon Preston

Simon is an Edinburgh-based food innovator with a UK-wide reputation for creating and delivering extraordinary food projects. He works in the fields of broadcasting, talks, festivals, writing and consultancy.

On BBC Radio Scotland, Simon is presenter of Street Feast and co-presenter of Kitchen Café.

Simon is a Non-Executive Director of Food Nation,  a social enterprise that is passionate about food, nutrition and health. Based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne Food Nation provides innovative food and nutrition services to schools, businesses and communities across the North-East of England. In 2016 Simon helped Food Nation develop and launch Harissa Restaurant and Takeaway – a social enterprise investing profits back into the community. Harissa won Best Newcomer in the Chronicle Food Awards.

Simon is a professional associate with Ford Consultancy Group specialising in marketing and events.

Still to come in 2018 – a new 6-part series for BBC Radio Scotland called Street Feast, a series of podcasts produced by Simon for Rosie Kay Dance Company and a return to Cake Fest Perth in November.

See Simon’s full bio on LinkedIn.