The Chef Embracing Regenerative

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‘Breaking Bread’ celebrates food across the city of Birmingham and hosts Liam and Carl ‘break bread’ with people across the food scene. In this episode they meet chef David Taylor. David started his career at Michelin Star Gordon Ramsey restaurant Maize in London. After a tough learning experience, he returned home to Brum. Under the mentorship of Glynn Purnell David flourished, working his way up to the position of sous chef.

David left Purnells hungry to experience other cuisines & cultures. His first stop was the windy city of Chicago before heading to the big apple, the young chef learning at Michelin-star kitchens along the way. At the heart of Hampton Manor, Victorian walled garden is the lavish Grace & Savour – David’s restaurant. The converted barn is a temple of seasonal, sustainable dishes. The fifteen-course tasting menu has been created with love and respect for the farmers and producers who join David on his mission to create the best dishes in a sustainable & eco-sympathetic way. In this episode David speaks about his passion for food and the importance of sourcing ingredients.


Image Credit: Grace and Savour


About Breaking Bread Birmingham

Breaking Bread Birmingham is the ultimate food podcast that celebrates the vibrant culinary landscape of our beloved city. We are your hosts, Liam and Carl, two food-obsessed friends on a mission to uncover the hidden gems, culinary wonders, and untold stories that make Birmingham’s food scene genuinely exceptional. Through engaging long-form in-depth interviews, we bring you closer to the pulse of Birmingham’s food culture and its bustling hospitality industry. From renowned Michelin-starred chefs to visionary street food business owners, we delve into the lives and passions of the people shaping the city’s gastronomic landscape. Our podcast has a purpose beyond just indulging in delicious dishes. We are here to showcase the significant role that Birmingham’s food scene plays in shaping and improving our city. We believe in its power to unite communities, spark creativity, and elevate the overall quality of life. Breaking Bread Birmingham is our platform to celebrate the city’s diversity, entrepreneurial spirit, and culinary brilliance. But that’s not all—we are here to debunk the misconceptions. We proudly proclaim that Birmingham is not shit. In fact, we firmly believe that our city should be a source of immense pride. It’s time to shatter stereotypes, challenge preconceived notions, and shine a spotlight on the incredible talents and flavours that define Birmingham. So join us on this mouth watering adventure as we explore the city’s food scene, share inspiring stories, and champion Birmingham as a culinary destination worth celebrating. Breaking Bread Birmingham is your ticket to savouring the best of our city, one episode at a time. Let’s toast to Birmingham and the remarkable journey we’re about to embark upon!