Ali Pumfrey

Chef Demo / Kitchen DiscoCooking Demo stage

Ali Pumfrey is a food educator, recipe developer and chef that specialises in creating nourishing menus and catering for wellbeing retreats and private and corporate events as well as recipe development for brands that share similar values. Ali is Bristol based but also travels for work and can be based in Cornwall, London and the South West surrounding area.

In 2016, Ali enrolled to train at Leith’s School of Food and Wine. After working in many professional kitchens, including the historic restaurant Andrew Edmunds and the iconic River Café, Ali set up A.P. Chef, a catering business focusing on cooking with seasonal ingredients and creating bespoke events. Keen to provide nutritionally focussed menus, Ali completed a CDP and Afn certified diploma in nutrition and this knowledge is reflected across the menus, sourcing of ingredients and cooking methods.

Ali is passionate about working with brands that hold similar values and collaborates by writing exclusive recipes for their respective platforms and performing cookery demos. As well as being the Marketing Chef for Yeo Valley, Ali has also worked with brands including Vogue Magazine, The Wedding Shop, The Cornish Fishmonger and Seed and Bean Chocolate.