Founder and Managing Director - Prime Burger & Rotisserie Chicken
Founder and Managing Director of Prime Burger and Rotisserie Chicken Robert is a passionate foodie & entrepreneur. He left his massive job running legendary music weeklies NME, Vox and lad’s mag Loaded at IPC Media to follow his foodie mission launching Fine Burger from his Kitchen in 2002.
Creating The Fine Food Company that was a pioneer of the UK’s Street Food movement Robert developed a range of great quality food concepts that operated at many of the UK’s biggest events from Glastonbury, Lords, The Open, Chelsea Flower Show to Hyde Park’s BST. Having sold his event catering business in 2015 Robert rebranded premium burger concept Fine Burger to Prime Burger at 3 existing sites; London’s St Pancras International Station, Euston Railway Station & Excel London Exhibition Centre and is now seeking further travel and exhibition dining opportunities.
Bear Traps, Busy Fools, Honey Pots & Burgers
After borrowing a van for some back-stage catering at V festival in 2004, Robert went on to operate the public food and drink at 5 London 2012 Olympic venues with a team of 500 staff. He’s opened restaurants & kiosks in London neighbourhoods, the West End, shopping centres, train stations, sports stadiums and exhibition centres. He will summarise the key lessons he has learnt.