Maria Elia

Smasher of plates. Mind map cooking queen.

Background: Star. Executive Chef, Joes; Head Chef, Whitechapel Dining Room and Delfina. In the kitchen knocking out the best and bravest with chefs Ferran Adria, Stephen Terry, Juan-Marie Arzk. TV chef; cookbook author. Headline material: The Independent’s ‘One of the Top Ten Female Chefs To Watch’ award. Michelin recommendation for The Whitechapel Dining Room.

Foreground: innovation. Highly original menus with commercial viability. Expert staff trainer and mentor. Incomparable supplier saavy. Appetite-triggering wordsmith.
Media magnet.