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Mark Laurie & Guest Traders


Road to Restaurant

The number of Street Food caterers operating in the UK has soared; with street food events and markets now the norm in towns and cities the length and breadth of the UK. Whether it’s chefs wanting to break free from the confines of their kitchen, aspiring restaurant owners looking for an affordable way to master their craft or foodies looking to turn their passion in to a business – the beauty of street food lies in its inclusivity. We hope to inspire you in this session by telling the stories of traders who’ve worked tirelessly to make their ambitions a reality and who are now reaping the rewards of their hard work.

About Mark Laurie & Guest Traders:

Mark is a Director of The Nationwide Caterers Association who worked on street food standards and growing the industry. He is also the co-founder of the multi award winning Digbeth Dining Club.