Ben Floyd

Ben Floyd

Company Founder & Managing Director

Director Ben Floyd has over 20 years restaurant & catering experience in the UK and overseas. Ben started in the big hotels on Brighton seafront in the early 90s.

He then travelled to Australia for the Olympics and travelled with his career before returning to London. Ben worked his way through the London restaurant scene for the next decade, from culinary institutions such as Bank & Bluebird. He then pursued a career in London’s top event caterers, Table talk, Blue Strawberry and Rhubarb Food. Having done all manner of events from Simon Cowells birthday party, parties with Heston Blumenthal and events for Royalty, Presidents & public figures.

Bens next challenge took him to Central Africa where he was the Executive chef for the President of Gabon. He managed the palaces & entertaining for state visits, Africa cup of Nations in 2012 & 2016, New York Forum in Libreville and the visit of the King of Morocco.

Ben’s first restaurant opening was in 2016 with the launch of Bronte with designer Tom Dixon, this lead to a number of short term projects and the start of Lumiere Consultancy.

Ben loves the catering industry, he loves the creativity coupled with the logistics of delivery, the pressure of service and the reward of happy customers.

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WHAT IS A RESTAURANT CONSULTANT?

Lumiere Consultancy are a restaurant consultancy providing professional food and chef consultant services. Our Founder (Ben) has been a restaurant consultant for over 20 years and is now predominantly based in London. Our key areas of expertise are Restaurant Menu Design, Hospitality Consulting and Event Consultancy. 

On our website you will find some really useful information in our Restaurant Strategy topics and all our service related topics within Restaurant Consultancy.  We are full of passion, dedication and commitment. We believe in working with quality produce and great people and are fortunate enough to work with some of the most exciting and diverse restaurants in the UK.

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