Eddie Shepherd is an award winning modern vegetarian chef, cookbook author and development chef.
At the forefront of modern vegetarian cuisine Eddie takes inspiration from nature and uses innovative techniques to create exciting, unique food that contrast the wild and natural with controlled technique, precision and a modern aesthetic.
Eddie runs the unique ‘Walled Gardens’ underground restaurant in Manchester serving a modern 12 course tasting menu in an informal atmosphere. All the food is prepared and served by the chef alone for just 8 diners per night, making this an intimate but relaxed, unique fine dining experience.
Eddie has taken his unique, artistic cooking around the world from a Pop-up restaurant in Mexico City to training chefs in Athens. He has performed bespoke projects for high profile clients including Google, Waitrose, Vodafone, the BBC, ITV, and many more. And consulted for various companies including Waitrose Cookery School, Special Ingredients and Cream Supplies.
In 2009 Eddie won ‘Cordon-verts’ ‘Chef of the future’ competition with his unique cooking. And his supperclub, blog and books have been met with acclaim from both chefs and home cooks.
Passionate and full of enthusiasm Eddie has made a prominent name for himself in the culinary world. Plant based fine dining being a vibrant, rapidly growing new field in cuisine.
Eddie is experienced in TV appearances, demonstrating at food festivals and industry shows and has done a variety of media work - boadcast, print and online.
Eddie also works as a development chef working with companies developing new products, recipes & technologies.
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One of Eddies DIshes on the cover of Norwegian D2 Magazines
Eddie performing a demo at an event for Google
All Eddies ebooks are now available to download as PDFs