‘Meat’ our fire starters

‘Meat’ the fire starters running this year's Fire Pit...

DJ BBQ - Smoking up a storm once again, the inimitable DJ BBQ will host London's greatest barbecue chefs as they showcase their flaming-hot culinary talent throughout the weekend. Expect his signature spandex, a sizzling soundtrack and some killer conversation…

Simon ‘The Butch’ Taylor - Ever wondered why we cook certain meats differently to others? Vice Captain of Team GB’s British Beefeaters, Simon will be talking you through the meat that goes into the dishes and demonstrating lots of useful butchering techniques. You’ll be able to get up close and personal, even sampling delights straight off the grill…

Tom Bray - Our Pit Master, Tom of Country Fire Kitchen will build our rig himself using traditional blacksmith techniques. He’ll also be manning the flames throughout the festival alongside our expert chefs, ready to answer your burning questions.

Julian Brown Official tamer of flames, Julian brings the heat to some of London's best live fire chefs including Marcus Wareing, Clare Smyth, Nieves Barragan, Josh Katz & Tom Brown. He'll be feeding the fire with the very finest woods and other ethical fuels throughout the festival, ensuring our chefs have the perfect bed of embers to work with.

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‘Meat’ the fire starters running this year's Fire Pit...

DJ BBQ - Smoking up a storm once again, the inimitable DJ BBQ will host London's greatest barbecue chefs as they showcase their flaming-hot culinary talent throughout the weekend. Expect his signature spandex, a sizzling soundtrack and some killer conversation…

Simon ‘The Butch’ Taylor - Ever wondered why we cook certain meats differently to others? Vice Captain of Team GB’s British Beefeaters, Simon will be talking you through the meat that goes into the dishes and demonstrating lots of useful butchering techniques. You’ll be able to get up close and personal, even sampling delights straight off the grill…

Tom Bray - Our Pit Master, Tom of Country Fire Kitchen will build our rig himself using traditional blacksmith techniques. He’ll also be manning the flames throughout the festival alongside our expert chefs, ready to answer your burning questions.

Julian Brown Official tamer of flames, Julian brings the heat to some of London's best live fire chefs including Marcus Wareing, Clare Smyth, Nieves Barragan, Josh Katz & Tom Brown. He'll be feeding the fire with the very finest woods and other ethical fuels throughout the festival, ensuring our chefs have the perfect bed of embers to work with.

Meet the team

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