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BBC’s Matt Tebbutt to share experiences with Llandudno tourism Industry

Matt Tebbutt award winning chef, author and presenter of BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen will be coming to Llandudno next month to speak at a very special event exclusively for professionals working in Llandudno and the surrounding area’s tourism economy.

The event is organised by Busnes@LlandrilloMenai as part of the UKCRF funded ‘Llandudno Tourism Innovation Hub’ project.

Matt will reflect on what first attracted him to the industry, key memories and milestones as his career developed. Drawing upon his own experience and thoughts as a business proprietor and employer, he will then go on to discuss one of the biggest challenges facing the industry globally, attracting and developing a skilled and motivated workforce of hospitality professionals for the future.

Matt’s CV is impressive, he’s the current host of Saturday Kitchen, presenter of Best Bites on BBC1 and Food Unwrapped on Channel 4, Matt gained a diploma at Leiths School of Food and Wine in London before working for some of London’s most prestigious restaurants including work for Marco Pierre White at The Oak Room and Criterion. He also owned and ran The Foxhunter Inn near Usk in South Wales winning a number of awards including AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales.

Dave Chapman of UK Hospitality – Executive Director for Wales, and Jane Richardson - Strategic Director for Economy & Place at Conwy County Borough Council will be joining Matt at the event to give an all-wales and local context before a facilitated discussion between a panel of local industry leaders and the audience to discuss how to address the recruitment and retention challenge in the locality.

The event will take place on the 26/04/2022 and will be held at the St Georges Hotel Llandudno, booking is essential as places are limited - book your place here.

This event is part of ‘The Llandudno Tourism Innovation Hub’ and is delivered by Busnes@LlandrillloMenai in partnership with Mostyn Estates Ltd. The project is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

If you would like to find out more contact 08445 460 460 or email

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund. The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment. For more information, visit