Richard Walton-Allen has more than 20 years’ experience working in the food industry, the last 12 as Executive Chef at Harvey Nichols. Winner of many awards, Richard has been called ‘the best chef in Leeds’ and brings his exceptional talent to his role as National Executive Chef at Create.
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21 November 2012
In morocco every shop has its own blend and guard their recipe closely. I brought mine back from a visit last year and have been using it ever since; it’s great on roast vegetables and with fish…
21 September 2012
Life is always busy at Create and most days we don’t make it easy either. I think because we talk so often about the things that matter, good food and people, we don’t want to compromise on either.
25 July 2012
Just had a great weekend working with our team as part of the Newcastle and Gateshead food festival, EAT.
18 July 2012
I have always thought that one of the great things about being a chef is being able to learn and share that passion about food from and with others.
09 July 2012
This weekend we unleashed the Create mobile food experience™ at Unity Day in Hyde Park, Leeds
14 May 2012
After a pretty busy couple of weeks I have just recovered from two great, but very different events.
13 April 2012
We have “adopted”Year Four of Saltaire primary school in Bradford and over the last three months have visited the school and delivered two sessions to two classes of 30 pupils on taste and flavour, where the pupils learnt about taste, how to use their palate and recognise different foods and flavours, as well as experimenting with food groups and finding out where food comes from.
13 March 2012
We all remind ourselves that our trainees are great individuals who show enormous potential every day but this day put that fact in sharp focus…
27 February 2012
We made our way to Wakefield town centre, to the now well established and wonderful food and rhubarb festival…
13 February 2012
Last Tuesday we had a great foodie day with the team from the night before, with visits to great suppliers…