Some kind words from some of the businesses and organisations with which I have worked.
"Valentine writes regularly for Delicious Magazine. He is a favourite with our readers for his quirky, humorous style, excellent recipes and enthusiastic approach to food."
Karen Barnes, Editor, delicious Magazine
"Having once worked as a waiter for Pizza Express, Valentine's understanding of and excitement for our brand shone through. The pizzas he created for us were well received by our teams, customers and the media, leading to some fantastic coverage."
Holly Davies, Pizza Express
"Val worked with the M kitchen team at our offices in Bradford. His infectious enthusiasm is hard to contain, friendly , loveable and very skilful!! His food is delicious and he created 2 brilliant dishes, Crab Gratin and Beef and pickled onion pie, our customers love them."
Neil Nugent, Head of Food Development, Morrisons
"Surprising useful at the Races.”
Penny Furniss, Consultant & Writer
“We really enjoyed working with Val for the launch of The Dewsall Supper Club – the food was delicious! Val was a joy to spend time with and he definitely got into the spirit of the event. As such, we are really looking forward to him returning to Dewsall soon”
Samantha Vaughan, Owner & Proprietor of Dewsall
“I have has the experience of working with Valentine Warner on a television documentary and as the author of a forward for my book on Second World War rations and cookery. On both occasions his humour, skill and insight were valuable contributions to the projects. He is easy to work with, knowledgeable, supportive and a great to work with.”
Andy Robertshaw, Royal Logostics Corp Museum
“We were delighted that Val Warner created recipes for Game-to-Eat, the campaign dedicated to promoting the eating of British Wild Game. He launched a recipe booklet with a series of radio interviews and hosted a press lunch for food writers. Val is a pleasure to work with and as he is very passionate about game - he was the perfect choice to front the campaign.”
Emma Turner, FML Public Relations
“We worked with Val on a bespoke press trip to 2 locations in the Eastern Cape of South Africa… it was wonderful working with Val due to his incredible enthusiasm and passion for both travel and food. Super easy to work with him and his team and the results were 2 fantastic features in high end publications. All in all this provided a very happy client and I think Val had fun too!”
Charlie Morison (née Bell), Director of Campbell Bell Communications
"Val was a fantastic spokesperson for our work promoting the WWF Livewell campaign. The campaign existed to increase awareness of sustainable eating, using less meat or using it as a flavor rather than always as the main part of the dish. He was passionate about the cause and created delicious, innovative recipes which received national media coverage."
"The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival, a celebration of food and drink produced, grown, reared and foraged here in East Suffolk, is always thrilled when Val visits us to appreciate and cook with the bountiful produce sourced from our region. His inspirational demos, amusing stories, enthusiasm for all things foodie are a joy to watch. We hope he’ll be back!"
"Valentine has made several appearances at the Aldeburgh Food Festival. Whether cooking, talking or teaching people to fish, he has the magic ability to engage with people at their own level. His enthusiasm is evident and infectious and it is always a pleasure to work with him."
Martin Orbach, Director of Abergavenny Food Festival
"Over the last 3 years Val has been a frequent guest contributor to our Blog and catalogues. From coastal foraging to exploring a nearby forest, Valentine’s recipes have inspired our customers to love ingredients and experiment with food.”
Dominie Cripps, Brand & PR Manager, Joules
"Val’s enthusiasm for cooking wild and sustainable food comes through in his dishes - sublime. Wasing Estate’s venison, pheasant, mallard, Cray fish, trout and wild mushrooms have been some of the key ingredients in this partnership. It has been an awesome experience working alongside Val with his knowledge and understanding of the countryside and his passion for foraging, fishing and country pursuits!"
Lisa Buffery, Events Executive, Wasing Park
"Action Against Hunger is incredibly grateful to have had fantastic support from Valentine for several years now. He has generously donated his time cooking at our events from 2011’s Hawksmoor Dream Team dinner to 2010’s Taste of London pop up restaurant."
Emma Cullingford, Head of Food Related Fundraising
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