Chef Africa

Chefs with Altitude: Kilimanjaro climbers return with a story to tell

Chefs Ashley Palmer-Watts, Paul Foster and John Freeman and Bar Boulud maitre d' Paulo de Tarso have so far raised £47,337

The team of chefs and restaurateurs that made it all the way to the summit of Kilimanjaro in aid of Farm Africa have described the climb as ‘extremely hard’ and ‘incredibly emotional’.

Peter Ruddick, BigHospitality's multimedia reporter, will be running the London Marathon for Farm Africa

Going the distance: BigHospitality takes on the London Marathon

Ashley Palmer-Watts, head chef at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, helped raise £25k for Farm Africa in a special dinner with Bruno Loubet and Paul Foster and announced he would climb Mount Kilimanjaro next year - photography courtesy of Farm Africa and Jonathan Banks

Bruno Loubet and Paul Foster join Ashley Palmer-Watts to raise more than £25k for Farm Africa

Ashley Palmer-Watts and Joyce Kadenge, his Kenyan host, take a break from Joyce's daily tasks - they both feature in a mini documentary showcasing Ashley's Chef Africa challenge

Chef Africa: Ashley Palmer-Watts' Kenyan mini-documentary video

Ashley Palmer-Watts's Chef Africa photo gallery documents the Dinner by Heston Blumenthal head chef's visit to Kenya where he was the guest of Joyce Kadenge

Chef Africa: Ashley Palmer-Watts's Kenyan photo gallery

Ashley Palmer-Watts's African Diary will detail his trip to Kenya representing the hospitality industry as the chef attempts to help the Farm Africa charity which supports fish farmers in their aim of becoming self-sufficient

Chef Africa: Ashley Palmer-Watts's African Diary

During his trip to Kenya Ashley Palmer-Watts will be the guest of Joyce Kadenge and her family as the chef attempts to help the work of Farm Africa and add value to the fish her community farm and sell

Chef Africa: Follow Ashley Palmer-Watts's Kenya trip exclusively on BigHospitality

The hospitality industry is being encouraged to support the work of Farm Africa which has established a network of Aqua Shops to help small-scale subsistence fish farmers in Kenya

Chef Africa: Hospitality industry encouraged to play its part in helping African communities become self-sufficient

Ashley Palmer-Watts is to visit fish farmers near Kisumu in Kenya to share his hospitality industry expertise with those benefiting from the Farm Africa project

Knightsbridge to Kenya: Ashley Palmer-Watts to represent hospitality industry on Farm Africa trip

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