Ching He Huang


Ching is an International Emmy-nominated TV chef & cookery author who has become an ambassador of Chinese cooking around the world. Ching’s approach to cookery stems from the traditional cooking and lifestyles of her farming community grandparents in Southern Taiwan, and these are her major food influences.  Her creative food ethos is to use fresh, organic and ethically sourced ingredients to create modern dishes with heritage. Ching makes Chinese cooking accessible, healthy and nutritious, appealing to both the East and West.

Ching’s dynamic approach to modern Chinese food is evident in her immensely popular TV work; her influence has spanned a decade in the TV cookery world. Many of her shows are sold, distributed and broadcast around the world. Ching is a regular guest chef on shows such as Saturday Kitchen (BBC1) and This Morning (ITV). She has fronted over 11 series on Chinese Cookery and her credits include; Chinese Food Made Easy (BBC2), Exploring China (BBC2), Easy Chinese: New York & LA; Restaurant Redemption (Cooking Channel USA) and Ching’s Amazing Asia (Food Network). Ching is a regular judge on Iron Chef America (Food Network USA) and The Today Show (NBC).

Ching has consulted on family-owned restaurants to international corporations in hospitality, working with brands to execute successful media campaigns.

Ching has published eight best-selling cookbooks, the most recent being Stir Crazy, hitting the number 1 spot on Amazon in Chinese Food and Drink, it also received the award for the Best Chinese Cookery Book in the U.K. awarded by The World Gourmand Book Awards. Her new book, published by Kyle Books, is due out Sep 2019.

Ching supports numerous charities – Buddhist Charity TZU CHI and Centrepoint.

Charlotte Pike

Charlotte is one of the UK’s leading independent cookery teachers and teaches classes at schools around the UK. She is Executive Chef Tutor at Harborne Food School in Birmingham and teaches a wide range of consumer classes on a weekly basis. She is also Founder and Director of Field & Fork School, a food education social enterprise.

Charlotte is a graduate of the Ballymaloe Certificate Course and is a Chef Ambassador for Slow Food in the UK and member of Les Dames d’Escoffier International. She runs a hugely popular catering company, Charlotte’s Kitchen, cooking for high profile clients, and cooking for weddings and parties all over the UK and Europe.

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