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Ms. Prue Leith CBE

Governor

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Background Information

Employment History

Haslemere Travel Limited

Writer , Broadcaster , Restaurateur & Cook

Governor

The International Association of Hotel General Managers

Chair

The School Food Trust

Affiliations

Trustee
Credit Action

Committee Member, Committee Member, Committee Member
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd

Board Member
Company's Annual General Meeting

Board Member
BT MDNS

Honorary Doctor
Letters

Founder, Owner and Managing Director
Leiths Group companies

Board Member
Belmond Hotel Monasterio

Governor
The International Association of Hotel General Managers

Non-Executive Board Member
Woolworths Group plc

Non-Executive Board Member
Whitbread PLC

Non-Executive Board Member
Safeway Inc.

Non-Executive Board Member
Nations Healthcare Limited

Non-Executive Board Member
Omega International Group Inc

Non-Executive Board Member
Halifax plc

Non-Executive Board Member
British Railways

Member
Food Education Foundation

Board Member
Slow Food UK Limited

Chair of the Board of Governors
Ashridge Consulting Ltd

Board Member
British Transport Hotels

Board Member
Safeway Inc.

Founder
Leiths School of Food and Wine

Education

Doncaster College

Haywards Heath

Honory Degrees

honorary degree

City University

honorary degrees

UK universities

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With her earlier experience of setting up and running three businesses , Leith's (the Michelin starred restaurant) Leith's Good Food and Leith's School of Food and Wine, Prue Leith is now also the Patron of the Prue Leith Chef's Academy and restaurant in South Africa, and has initiated a charitable training restaurant, Hoxton Apprentice, in Hackney. Her involvement in the areas of food, catering and education has been wide-ranging. She has chaired 3E's, a not-for-profit company turning round failing state schools, was on the quango that developed the National Vocational Qualifications; chaired the British Food Trust and the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce) and was the Founder chairman of Focus in Food, which is dedicated to teaching children to cook.
Today Prue chairs the Schools Food Trust, which is charged with overseeing the implementation of the nutritional standards for school food that followed the Jamie Oliver TV campaign. Previously a cookery columnist for various newspapers such as the Daily Mail and the Guardian, she has also written a number of cookery books including the best selling Leith's Cookery Bible with Caroline Waldegrave. Her presence on TV has also been extensive; she has presented a 26 part series and been the subject of two documentaries and her most recent appearance has been the Great British Menu , now in its third series on BBC1.
Prue has also had a parallel career in business, sitting on various boards such as that of British Rail, Safeway, Whitbread, Woolworths, and the Halifax. Presently she is on the boards of Omega International Group plc and Orient-Express Hotels. She has published 3 novels, and her fourth, Choral Society, will be published early next year.


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Prue started her hospitality career in catering with Leith's Good Food, Leith's Restaurant - which won a Michelin Star - and Leith's School of Food and Wine. She has been a food columnist for UK newspapers, including the Daily Mail, Sunday Express, the Guardian and the Daily Mirror and has written 12 cookbooks, seven novels and her autobiography, Relish. Prue was a board member of Belmond (formerly Orient-Express Hotels) for many years and she is a judge on the BBC's Great British Menu show.
Prue has been deeply involved in food education, founding and chairing a number of charities training young cooks and raising awareness of healthy eating. She received the CBE in 2010 for her services to school food and nutrition, the Veuve Clicquot 'Business-Woman of the Year' in 1990, and holds 13 honorary degrees or Fellowships from UK Universities. She is currently writing a family saga of three novels, with the development of food from wartime rationing to the modern world of five star hotels, telly chefs and molecular gastronomy.

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