BBQ Master Chef Ben Bartlett

Scottish & Newcastle Catering Manager
Team Member of the Best of British BBQ Team


Ben Bartlett - Food Development Manager and Masterchef

Ben is the Food Development Manager for Scottish & Newcastle Pub Enterprises and passionately advises over 2000 pubs on food and alfresco dining. His qualifications include being a member of the International Hospitality Association, a fellow of the British Institute of Innkeeping and a Master Craftsman of the Guild of Chefs.
In 2003 Ben became the first winner of Britain’s Best BBQ’er and then set up The Best of British BBQ Team.
He regularly gives talks and demonstrations all over the country, writes for trade publications and has appeared numerous times on television and radio.
Last year he launched the British BBQ Association ( and also a website with “Beefy & Lamby” where enthusiasts can brush up their skills and earn a BA in barbecuing (

His other interests are travelling, opera singing and he is treasurer for a children’s charity that supports projects in Romania and Bristol.

This year Ben was made a Food Champion in the Courvoisier The Future 500.

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Last Updated - Sunday, 17 May 2009