Sarah Ali Choudhury – Keynote Speaker
Sarah Ali Choudhury is a TV Chef, Multi Award Winner and Indian food expert. Her recipes and articles have featured in print and online publications locally, nationally and internationally including Forbes, The Sun, The Telegraph, Independent and various others. Sarah presented BBC’s Inside Out highlighting female chefs in UK which featured locally, nationally and internationally. It was translated and went global on BBC World News. Sarah also had the pleasure of cooking for the team on BBC South. Sarah’s work has been highlighted by Forbes who recognise her as ‘The Curry Queen’ and as a leader for Asian women in Catering. In 2016, Sarah took part in a Channel 4 Cookery show where she worked alongside Prue Leith CBE, Michael Caines MBE and Raymond Blanc.
Since then she has been recognised as an inspirational and motivational public speaker and has spoken at numerous events including at the Chartered Management Institute, Athena Swan Conference, The Federation of Small Businesses for London (of which Sarah is now the National Lead for Women in Catering) and The Elite Business Women’s Network, The Women in Business Expo 2019. Sarah is also listed as the Bournemouth University Social Entrepreneur guest speaker. Sarah has received multiple awards. Her most recent was for Entrepreneur of the Year by Dorset Food and Drink Awards and sponsored by Dorset Growth Hub. Sarah was delighted to be presented with an award by HRH The Princess Royal for her contribution to the catering industry. Sarah is listed in the F: Entrepreneur #ialso100 List for being in the top 100 Female entrepreneurs in the UK.
Sarah received a Recognition Award at The Commandants Parade by The British Armed Forces. Sarah is PR Ambassador for UK Nepal Friendship Society and Smile Ambassador for Dental Concepts in Sandbanks and Andover. Senior Vice President ( President Elect) for Poole Bay Rotary Club and the district leader for equality, diversity and inclusion. Sarah is Executive Director on the board of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce and Patron of Tyler’s Friends and recently partnered with chef extraordinaire, Sanjeev Kapoor in India to promote his Wonderchef brand in UK.