The Judges

Dipna Anand 

Dipna Anand

Celebrity curry chef

 

Andrew Auld 

Andrew Auld

Master Baker, The Loaf Bakery

 

Liz Baker 

Liz Baker

Marketing Manager, Tiptree, Wilkin & Sons

 

Chris Beaney 

Chris Beaney

Beaney's Bakery and former President of the National Association of Master Bakers

 

Richard Bertinet 

Richard Bertinet

Owner, Bertinet Bakery

 

Helen Best-Shaw 

Helen Best-Shaw

Freelance Food & Recipe Writer, Fuss Free Flavours

 

Claudette Brown 

Claudette Brown

The Passage

 

Daisy Brydon 

Daisy Brydon

Baker, Daisy Brydon Creations

 

Bella Haycraft Mee 

Bella Haycraft Mee

Chef, Caiger & Co.

 

Charles Campion 

Charles Campion

Writer and Broadcaster, Masterchef

 

Simon Cheek 

Simon Cheek

Carr's Flour Mills

 

Annette Cole 

Annette Cole

Development Manager, Taste of Game

 

Tim Coleman 

Tim Coleman

National Food Judge

 

Linda Collister 

Linda Collister

Author, The Great British Book of Baking and the Great British Bake Off

 

Helen Cripps 

Helen Cripps

Leewood Roots

 

Becky Cummings 

Becky Cummings

Gluten Free Baker & Freelance Writer

 

JP Devlin 

JP Devlin

Saturday Live, BBC Radio 4

 

Danielle Ellis 

Danielle Ellis

Bread Baker and Tutor, Severn Bites

 

John Foster 

John Foster

Managing Director Fosters Bakery (Staincross) Limited

 

Edward Fryer 

Edward Fryer

Food & Travel Writer, Fuss Free Flavours

 

George Fuller 

George Fuller

Craft Bakers Association

 

Elisa Furci 

Elisa Furci

Founder, Caccia & Tails Focaccia & Pasta bar. Director, Cook School

 

Becky George 

Becky George

Account Director, Monkhouse Food & Drink

 

Mike Gibson 

Mike Gibson

Deputy editor, Foodism

 

Duncan Glendinning 

Duncan Glendinning

Founder of The Thoughtful Bread Company

 

Alex Gooch 

Alex Gooch

Artisan Bread Maker

 

Scott Goodfellow 

Scott Goodfellow

Marketing Director, Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree

 

Birgit Gunz  

Birgit Gunz

Director, Frankonia The Bread House

 

Emmanuel Hadjiandreiou 

Emmanuel Hadjiandreiou

Author, How to Bake Bread, Tutor School of Artisan Food

 

Philippa Hallam 

Philippa Hallam

Freelance Event Manager

 

Stephen Hallam (Chair) 

Stephen Hallam (Chair)

Master Baker, MD Dickinson & Morris, British Pie Awards

 

Saira Hamilton 

Saira Hamilton

Chef, food presenter, author and MasterChef finalist 2013

 

Fiona Hamilton-Fairley 

Fiona Hamilton-Fairley

Principal, The Kids Cookery School

 

Finbar Haughey 

Finbar Haughey

Andrew Ingredients Ltd and Part-Time Bakery Tutor at Belfast Metropolitan College

 

Richard Hazeldine 

Richard Hazeldine

Zeelandia

 

Henry Herbert 

Henry Herbert

Fabulous Baking Brothers, Hobbs House Bakery

 

Les Hewett 

Les Hewett

Amateur Baker

 

Linda Hewett 

Linda Hewett

Linda Hewett Food, Home Baker, Tutor and WI Cookery School host

 

David Higgins 

David Higgins

HR Higgins (Coffee Man) Ltd, Mayfair, specialist suppliers of coffees and teas. Holders of the Royal Warrant

 

Chris Holister 

Chris Holister

Shipton Mill, Artisan Support and Sales Manager

 

John Holland 

John Holland

Baker on Board

 

Mike Holling 

Mike Holling

Craft Baking Industry Expert, Birds Bakery (Derby)

 

Leah Hyslop 

Leah Hyslop

Food Director, Sainsbury’s magazine

 

Henry Jefferies 

Henry Jefferies

HTJ Bakery Training

 

Vanessa Kimbell 

Vanessa Kimbell

Specialist in Sourdough

 

Laslo Kovaks 

Laslo Kovaks

Head Baker, St John Bakery

 

Stephen Kramer QC 

Stephen Kramer QC

Master, the Worshipful Company of Bakers

 

Harry Lomas MBE BEM FIH  

Harry Lomas MBE BEM FIH

Head of Culinary, Wembley Stadium

 

Colin Lomax 

Colin Lomax

Former Technical Manager and Baker

 

Chetna Makan 

Chetna Makan

Baker, Author and Great British Bake Off contestant 2014

 

Jenni Mannion 

Jenni Mannion

The Guild of Food Writers

 

Valentina Marella 

Valentina Marella

Assistant Lead Baker, Better Health Bakery

 

Vanessa Markings 

Vanessa Markings

Munton's Malt

 

Hannah Marriage 

Hannah Marriage

Marketing Executive, Marriage’s Flour Millers

 

Matthew O’Callaghan 

Matthew O’Callaghan

Chairman, UK Protected Food Names Association

 

Liz O'Keefe 

Liz O'Keefe

Cookery editor and food journalist

 

Marc Ouldcott 

Marc Ouldcott

Sonneveld Group B.v.

 

Suzy Pelta 

Suzy Pelta

Baker and Founder of Bake with Suzy baking tins

 

Devon Petrie BSc (Hons) 

Devon Petrie BSc (Hons)

Lecturer Baking Technology| National Bakery School / School of Applied Science | School of Applied Sciences | London South Bank University |

 

Richard Platt 

Richard Platt

Muntons plc, Applications and NPD Technologist

 

Frances Quinn 

Frances Quinn

Winner, BBC Great British Bake Off 2013

 

Carla Robertson 

Carla Robertson

Private Chef

 

Anna Rozalska 

Anna Rozalska

Head of Pastry and acting Head Baker, Fabrique

 

Roger Saul 

Roger Saul

Mulberry founder, Sharpham Park and author of SPELT

 

Eyal Schwartz  

Eyal Schwartz

Head Baker at E5 Bakehouse

 

Fiona Sciolti 

Fiona Sciolti

Chocolatier, Sciolti Botanical Chocolates

 

Michele Shirlow 

Michele Shirlow

CEO Food NI

 

Katie Slater 

Katie Slater

Food is GREAT

 

Alasdair Smith  

Alasdair Smith

Chief Executive, Scottish Bakers

 

Jack Sturgess 

Jack Sturgess

Owner, Tutor, Bake With Jack

 

Andrew Taylor 

Andrew Taylor

Technical Manager, Zeelandia

 

Elaine Thompson 

Elaine Thompson

Course Director, National Bakery School

 

Patrick Thornberry 

Patrick Thornberry

Founder and Managing Director, Bakery Bits

 

Chris Tomkins 

Chris Tomkins

Kistrucks Bakery

 

Luis Troyano 

Luis Troyano

Owner of The Hive Bakery and finalist on the Great British Bake Off

 

Pippa van der Kooy  

Pippa van der Kooy

Senior Associate at Moorfields Advisory

 

Steve Wells 

Steve Wells

Managing director and Owner, Brook Food Processing Equipment

 

Charlotte White 

Charlotte White

Author and Cake Designer, Restoration Cake

 

Andrew Whitley 

Andrew Whitley

Founder of The Village Bakery and the Real Bread Campaign

 

Chris Young 

Chris Young

Real Bread Campaign Coordinator