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Internationally experienced chef worked in Holland, Bermuda and Washington DC. Cooking for the rich and famous including presidents and royalty. Here is a sample pictorial of some my career, just click

Internationally experienced chef worked in Holland, Bermuda and Washington DC.
Cooking for the rich and famous including presidents and royalty.
Here is a sample pictorial of some my career, just click on a photo for more information.
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2015/08/20/my-media-wall/

Wrote a recipe column for the Sunday Mercury for 5 years.

I started writing a food blog started in February 2006, and my old blog passed 20 million page views before I moved my main blog to Wordpress in 2015.

Launched on St George's Day 23rd April 2015
Chef Kevin Ashton
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/
receives an average of 5,000 hits a day
and gets over 2,500 visitors a day. By July 2020, my blog has received 7,102,009 hits.

Sample travelogues:
The Black Gold of Agen
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2017/08/24/the-black-gold-of-agen/

Undiscovered Country
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/pag-the-undiscovered-country/

A Day Out at Zotter Chocolate
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2017/12/22/a-day-out-at-zotter-chocolate/


Other Food Stories:
British Cheese Weekender Event
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2020/05/01/british-cheese-weekender-event/

Cook of the Antarctic
https://wannabetvchefoldblogposts.wordpress.com/2017/09/03/cook-of-the-antarctic/

Oro Bailen Olive Oils
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2019/10/25/oro-bailen-olive-oils/

Sample Cookbook reviews:
The Flexible Pescatarian by Jo Pratt
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2019/05/18/the-flexible-pescatarian-cookbook-review/

The Yunnan Cook Book Annabel Jackson and Linda Chia
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/the-yunnan-cookbook-review/

L'art de la table Gintare Marcel
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/lart-de-la-table-cookbook-review/

Equipment reviews and advice:
Stellar 30 cm nonstick frying pan review
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2020/03/22/stellar-7000-nonstick-30cm-frying-pan/
Buying a Fridge Freezer in the UK
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2017/05/15/buying-a-fridge-freezer-in-the-uk/

Andrew James Multi-functional Food Processor Review
https://wannabetvchefblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/03/andrew-james-multifunctional-food-processor-review/



Various recipes and articles have been picked up by Reuters UK, Reuters US and American newspapers including the Chicago Sun-Times and Sunday Express UK. I've also written articles for various magazines including Yes Chef, Hotline and My Time.
Being a chef, I can offer a unique "insider" perspective to any food-based story.

Still, a working chef who teaches and performs cooking demonstrations including the BBC.

Judging:
For the Guild of Food Writers 2010
Chef/judge at the 4th International Tapas Competition, Valladolid, Spain in November 2012.
Chef/judge at the World Steak Challenge, London 2015,2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Chef/judge at the 10th Annual Acadamy of Chocolates, London 2018.

I continue to receive a growing list of invitations from the food industry for press trips both home and abroad.

Media Interviews:
Interviewed by New York radio station in July 2015 and by a Spanish radio station in October 2015.
A Chilean gourmet magazine wrote a 4-page article about me in September 2015.

For more information just google Chef Kevin Ashton on any search engine worldwide.

Specialist areas

• Being a working chef as well as a food writer, I can offer a unique perspective on a food story. Using my experience and contacts within the food world to give a more rounded approach to any food or travel story. • Published: In various newspapers and magazines on both sides of the Atlantic (online and hardcopy). I write for both trade and consumer publications. • Adept at interviewing celebrity chefs because of my culinary background which puts them at ease. • Social Media: Have used social media to share my content and give me a lot of google page 1 results. • Blogging: I have been writing online for 11 years and have a very large social footprint and 53,338 followers on my blog. • Search Engines: I am on every search engine in the world which helps boost any commission I am given. Just google Chef Kevin Ashton. • Public Speaking: Confident due to my love of performing cooking demonstrations in front of large audiences in the UK and abroad.

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