As part of our exclusive behind the scenes interviews, Kelly Vickers, Director of Meet Cambridge, speaks to Rob Gamble, Kitchen Manager at Homerton College.

When it comes to catering for events, it can be a daunting task to pick a menu to suit all tastes. Rob Gamble has vast experience in kitchens all over the world and his expertise is invaluable to event organisers who might otherwise struggle with budgets, timings and food choices. When Rob started as Head Chef at Homerton College eight years ago, event organisers’ expectations were very different to today. In his role as Kitchen Manager, Rob now spends around 40% of his time in the kitchen and 60% on planning. Find out about ideal timeframes for planning before an event, Rob’s opinions on working lunches in the future and his favourite restaurants in Cambridge.


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