Why is creating an excellent meal like creating a great speech?

Enjoy great food, fantastic company and learn the skills to writing your next great speech!

biz4Biz buseness network in hertfordshire


Thursday, 5 March 2020


North Herts College,
Cambridge Road,
Hitchin, SG4 0JD


18.30 to 21.00
Drinks and networking from 18.30
The event will start at 19:00 and finish around 21:00


£37.50 per head plus VAT for non-members

This event is FREE for biz4Biz members

If you are a biz4Biz member and you would like to attend this event please contact:

The biz4Biz Secretariat
Telephone: 01462 478031
Email: secretariat@biz4Biz.org

The cost includes a three course meal cooked in the Hart Kitchens, a student-run contemporary restaurant which serves high quality food.

The students will be under the supervision of Wayne Pike, the Executive Divisional Chef for Young’s Brewery and Stuart Dunlop, the Deputy Head of Catering at the college. They have devised a special menu for this event.

Non-members please register and pay online

Our payment system is secure and you will get a VAT invoice as part of the process.

We accept major credit cards.


About this Event

Cousins Wayne Pike and Bob Ferguson will provide you with food, education and entertainment as they work together to bring you an exciting night of discovery.

When you plan a great meal, it needs to start with an appetiser to excite the diners about what’s to come. The main course has to satisfy them and give them a feeling of fulfilment and wanting some more and the dessert has to get them leaving fully satisfied and happy.


Your opening should hook the audience and tease them with what’s about to come. The body should build the feeling of complete understanding and desire to learn more. Finally your conclusion must send them home on a high.

Wayne and Bob will reveal their secrets so that you can take away a plan to deliver a great meal or speech – or both! The night will be hosted by North Herts College Hitchin where the catering students will provide the cooking skills to a meal designed by Wayne and Stuart Dunlop, the Deputy Head of Catering at the college.

The speakers

Wayne is the Executive Divisional Chef for Young’s Brewery. He is constantly developing food for the company’s chain of restaurants and bistros. Part of his role is to develop the trainee chefs for Youngs. He was the 2018 winner of the National Burger award for Young’s Burger Shack.

Bob is a three times UK & Ireland Speech Champion who represented the UK at the World Public Speaking Championships in 2002. He is a professional speaker and speaker coach helping business people use event speaking to promote their businesses.

Between the two of them, you will have a fun night with great food and takeaway some tips for planning your perfect meal and your perfect speech.


Should you prefer to be invoiced directly, or if you have any questions about this event, please contact:

biz4Biz Secretariat
Telephone: 01462 478031
Email: secretariat@biz4Biz.org

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