Lorraine Pascale

Lorraine Pascale

Former catwalk model Lorraine Pascale is the owner of Covent Garden bakery Ella’s Bakehouse. She is now also a household name after the popularity of her BBC cooking series 'Baking made easy', 'Home cooking made easy' & 'Fast fresh and Easy' and several cookbooks to her name. Lorraine recently published her latest cookbook, 'eating well made easy' with a focus on healthy and delicious recipes.

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Gizzi Erskine

Gizzi Erskine

Former BBC Good Food Award winner Gizzi is a successful TV presenter and cookery book author. Gizzi rose to fame as a co-presenter on Channel 4’s ‘Cook Yourself Thin’, before hosting Channel 4 show ‘Cookery School’ alongside Richard Corrigan. She has also somehow found the time to pen ‘Gizzi’s Kitchen Magic’, a technique focused cookery bible and latest book 'Gizzi's Healthy Appetite'.

Florence Knight

Florence Knight

Leiths graduate Florence Knight studied at The London College of Fashion before giving up the fashion world in favour of food. After completing the Leiths diploma Florence went on to become at baker at The Bertinet Kitchen, pastry chef at The Diamond Club and then head of canapes at Rhubarb catering. Florence’s major break came in 2011, when she was recruited by Russell Norman to head the kitchen at Polpetto, his venture above The French House in Soho. She appeared on Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Three Good Things on Channel 4, and her first book ‘One: A Cook and her Cupboard’ was published in 2013.

Matt Tebbutt

Matt Tebbutt

UKTV’s Market Kitchen presenter Matt Tebbutt, is a Leiths Diploma graduate and ran The Foxhunter in Nantyderry near Abergavenny as chef proprieter for 15 years. Matt trained under Marco Pierre White at The Oak Room and with Bruce Poole at Chez Bruce, before moving to chef Alastair Little’s Soho restaurant. He has also been a contributor to Saturday Kitchen and appeared on the Great British Menu, and co-presented Channel 4's Drop Down Menu with fellow Leiths alumni Gizzi Erskine and Food Unwrapped alongside Kate Quilton and Jimmy Doherty.

Alan Rosenthal
Guest chef

Alan Rosenthal

Alan is a chef, author, food consultant and teacher, acclaimed for his work in the food industry.

After graduating from Leiths, he founded one pot meal company, Stewed! He started selling his nourishing pots at farmers' markets, before expanding to stock the shelves of Budgens, Harvey Nichols and a host of other national retailers. 

Now, Alan splits his time between catering for private events, demonstrating at events, advising budding food entrepreneurs on their business plans and, of course, teaching cookery classes. 

Henry Harris
Guest chef

Henry Harris

Critically acclaimed chef and author Henry Harris opened Racine restaurant in 2002 and has been a regular guest chef at Leiths for 15 years.

Angela Malik
Guest Chef

Angela Malik

Former Leiths Diploma student Angela Malik has established herself as a successful teacher. She is known for combining exciting flavours with fantastic, seasonal British ingredients and is a recognised expert of Asian food.  

Angela has appeared as a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4 the Kitchen Cabinet and on shows such as C4 Sunday Brunch, ITV This Morning and Kirstie Allsop’s Perfect Christmas.

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