As Managing Director of Macknade Fine Foods, and 6th generation at the helm of the family business, Stefano heads up one of the UK’s leading independent food halls.
Stefano has worked through the business, from the shop floor up, over the past 15 years, taking full ownership in 2014.
The business has moved from a successful local farm shop, to its present role as the regional food and drink hub, with one of its key and growing departments being the butchery led by Simon Maynard.
Stefano is a Committee member for the management of the Guild of Fine Foods (the Fine Food sector’s leading membership organization) as well as committee member for Produced in Kent, regional food group, feeding strategy into the board.
Exploring supply chains and marketing options and know-how for farmers selling in to butchers, consumers and retailers. Session hosted by the Pasture Fed Livestock Association.