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 restaurant consultancy.

Simon is a co-presenter of Kitchen Café, BBC Radio Scotland’s weekly food programme.

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.

See Simon’s full bio on LinkedIn.

Still to come for Simon in 2017 – a fifth outing for Festival of Thrift, an 11th Cake Fest as part of Perth Winter Festival and chairing events at the Cove & Kilcreggan Book Festival.