Festive Women-Led Food & Beverage Experience & Panel Discussion

What a way to end another phenomenal year! Our community gathered to eat, drink and celebrate incredible women-led food and beverage brands as well as listen to insights from our panel of influential food entrepreneurs.

Jenny Costa, CEO & Founder of award-winning, sustainable condiment range, Rubies in the Rubble, and Chantal Coady OBE, author, business woman and Founder of Rococo Chocolates, took part in a lively panel discussion facilitated by Claire Cohen, Telegraph Women‘s Editor, Associate Features Editor and Television Commentator.

The evening also featured a sumptuous showcase of female-founded food and beverage brands. Their founders were there to talk to guests, sell their wares and share their business experiences.

We feasting guiltlessly on festive salad rolls from Kaleido rolls, healthy snacks from Pep & Lekker and StopMyCraving, and feel-good desserts from Gato & Co. We were inspired by the Italian food finds showcased by Red Beetle Food Company and wowed by the innovation of vegan Kaakao and food-tech platform Feedr.

We sipped on delicious gin tipple from the dynamic female duo behind The Gin Kitchen and tasted gourmet condiments from Rubies in the Rubble. And as no festive event could be complete without chocolate, we indulged in divine handmade chocolates from Rococo.

It was also the ideal opportunity to tick gifts off our Christmas lists whilst supporting women-led, independent business in the process. Our event was in association with Telegraph Women and the Devonshire Club and 10% of all ticket sales went to our Pledge fund to support our chosen charities.