Jackie Mitchell

I am an experienced freelance journalist and PR professional, writing on food, drink and travel. I specialise in the grocery, restaurant, café and catering sectors. My mission is to discover restaurants that cater for people with food intolerances as I have several. I enjoy discovering new food producers and writing about them. I have worked on national newspapers and magazines in the UK, Australia, New York and Hong Kong.

Special subjects

Restaurant, hotel, catering sectors 'Free From' sector - gluten free, dairy free etc.,

Regular work

Freelance contributor to a raft of trade and consumer magazines and web sites including The Grocer, Essentially Catering, The Caterer, Club Mirror, Catering Insight, Restaurant, Foodservice Footprint and Essential Café magazines. I am a blogger www.eatingoutwithfoodallergies.co.uk

Advisory boards / Awards

Judge for the Great Taste Awards, Free From Awards, Free From Eating Out Awards, Quality Food Awards, International Chocolate Awards

Commercial interests

I am a PR consultant and recently promoted a series of food festivals organised by Fantastic British Food Festivals

Jackie Mitchell