Senior Home Economist for Quorn. Kate trained as a Home Economist at University College Birmingham and has since had a varied career in the food industry. Working for several large companies including Iceland, Sharp, RHM and more recently works behinds the scenes for celebrity chefs and has even presented on QVC.
Kate has worked with Quorn for over 20 years and in that time has seen many innovative Quorn products come onto the market from Quorn bacon to fishless fingers.
Kate’s role involves presenting new products to foodservice and retail sectors, wholesalers and contract caterers. She’s also involved in writing and developing new recipes and styling the dishes for photography. Kate visits schools, working with children to bring food and nutrition to life in the classroom as well as working with and training school caterers. She is a long standing committee member of LACA (Lead Association for Catering in Education).
Kate heads up a team of dedicated Home Economists who work in the field for Quorn.
Kate is passionate about encouraging chefs and culinary students to cook creatively with alternative proteins and in turn helping consumers to enjoy more sustainable meat free meals without compromising on taste and flavours.