Cook, writer, presenter and winner of MasterChef, Tommi co-founded Wahaca in 2007, winner of numerous awards for its food and sustainability credentials. In 2016 the whole restaurant group went carbon neutral and half of its menu is vegetarian. Tommi’s passion lies in food and its power to positively impact people, health (both mental and physical) and the environment. She was a founding member of the Sustainable Restaurant Association in 2009, helped set up Chefs in Schools in 2017, for which she is a trustee and was awarded an OBE in 2019 for her services to the food industry.
Tommi has a weekly column in the Guardian’s Feast magazine and lives by her firm belief that three times a day we have the chance to save the planet through what we eat, which is hopefully always delicious!
Denmark set an ambitious public procurement goal of 30% organic in 2001, and it has been a brilliant success, with 90% of food served in Copenhagen now organic. This panel explores what needs to be done at every step of the food chain to get local and regeneratively produced food into public procurement streams. Join […]