Meet the judges for the 2010 Food and Farming Awards.


  • Angela Hartnett

    Angela Hartnett - Chair of Judges

    Angela Hartnett has emerged as one of Britain's most successful, best-loved and busiest chefs. She has two restaurants in London and has been awarded a Michelin star. Angela is a regular on the BBC's Saturday Kitchen and recently took part in the Great British Waste. She is currently working on a second cookbook.

  • Charles Campion

    Charles Campion

    Charles Campion is a food writer and broadcaster and a regular contributor to the London Evening Standard. He is a regular at the critic's table on several television shows including Masterchef and Masterchef Professional. He has written seven cookbooks and several editions of "Charles Campion's Guide to London Restaurants".

  • Robert Clark

    Robert Clark

    Robert Clark is a leading retail marketing consultant and publisher, specialising in the UK and other European retail markets. Robert broadcasts and lectures regularly on retail-related developments and issues.

  • Helen Crawley

    Helen Crawley

    Helen Crawley is a Public Health nutritionist and dietitian, with over 25 years' experience in related research and policy development. She is currently reader in nutrition policy at City University, London. She is also director of the public health nutrition charity: The Caroline Walker Trust.

  • Kath Dalmeny

    Kath Dalmeny

    Kath Dalmeny is Policy Director of Sustain - the alliance for better food and farming. She is also a member of the London Food Board Executive and an advisor to the London 2012 Olympic catering team. A long-time food campaigner, in recent years she has developed a specialism in healthy, sustainable food in the catering sector, as well as the effects of climate change on food production.

  • Sheila Dillon

    Sheila Dillon

    Sheila Dillon has been a food journalist for almost three decades, receiving many awards for her investigative work. She has worked on Radio 4's The Food Programme for twenty years: first as reporter, then producer and, following Derek Cooper's retirement, she became the regular presenter.

  • Mark Hix

    Mark Hix

    Mark Hix is a celebrated food writer, and award-winning chef/restrauteur. He has restaurants in London and Lyme Regis. He has written eight cookbooks (including the Guild of Foodwriters' cookery book of the year) and he has regular columns in the Indpendent on Sunday and Country Life.

  • Christopher Haskins

    Michael Jack

    Michael Jack has been a, retailer, fresh produce supplier, a Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Chair of the Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee and MP. He is now President of the National Fruit Show.

  • Alex James

    Alex James

    Alex James came to public notice as the bass player in Blur, but now is just as well known for the cheese he produces, on his organic Oxfordshire farm. He presents Radio 4's On Your Farm, contributes to a number of daily papers and magazines on farming and the countryside.

  • Jeanette Orrey

    Jeanette Orrey

    Jeanette Orrey has worked in schools catering for twenty years. She won the Best Dinner Lady category in the Food & Farming Awards 2003, where she met Jamie Oliver. They then teamed up to raise public awareness of the poor state of school meals. Jeanette has her own school meals consultancy Primary Choice she also works as a consultant for the Soil Association led Food for Life Partnership.

  • Simon Parkes

    Simon Parkes

    Simon Parkes was a Michelin Guide inspector during the 1980s, before becoming a restaurant critic for Vogue magazine. He is now a writer/broadcaster - the author of several books, and often reporting for Radio 4's The Food Programme which he has also presented plus food issues for You & Yours.

  • Rose Prince

    Rose Prince

    Rose Prince is a food writer with regular columns in the Daily Telegraph and Daily Telegraph Magazine. She has written campaigning articles on food and farming for over ten years, travelling across the UK and far beyond, in pursuit of great producers. This year she has published a guide to 1000 British food retailers, and a third cookbook, "Kitchenella".

Food & Farming Awards 2010

Sheila Dillon presents this year's BBC Food and Farming Awards.

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