Julie Friend

Julie is a self-taught chef whose hobby turned into a career after winning BBC MasterChef in 1997.

Cooking professionally now for over 20 years, Julie has owned her own delis/cafes in London, taught classes in Italy and run a successful private catering company cooking for some big names in the acting world and parliament. 

Living in Kent for the past 5 years Julie splits her time between cooking and writing, having a regular column in Kent Life magazine.

Julie supplies us with quiches, cakes, sausage rolls and other goodies for our café and often caters our events.

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