We match our entrepreneurs with industry mentors who've been there and done it - they advise on operational pitfalls, help grow a network, and tell the story of their own strange and unique pathways to success. Our faculty mentors include: 


In the two years since Kitchenette was founded, we have worked with eight businesses. They are listed here, founder and business name. 


Anshu Ahuja 
Pao Wow 

Joel Braham
The Good Egg

Conor Friesen  
Co & Co 

Melissa Fu 
Mei Mei's Street Cart

Theo Lewis

Greg Round

Hanna Sodarlund

Victoria Thake & Simon Drake
Hank's Po Boys



The team comprises of staff at Kitchenette HQ, and our restaurant team who support entrepreneur residencies on site at Kitchenette W10. 



Cynthia Shanmugalingam

Lucy Wood
Head of Operations and Events

Ollie Rowe
Chef Mentor

Ruaridh Emslie
Entrepreneur in Residence

Clarice Hilton
Finance and Operations Manager

Louise Ellaway
Creative Manager 




Fighting for food start-ups – Kitchenette is in our pick of the world’s best talent
Wallpaper* Magazine Graduate Directory 2014

Innovative restaurant incubator
Monocle Magazine

Kitchenette, the UK’s first street food incubator...a way for start-ups to capitalise on the city’s vibrant market scene.
Financial Times

Our pick of the coolest hangouts and buzziest spots in London.
Conde Nast Traveler

The food’s delicious, the venue’s fun and the waitresses are maybe the world’s nicest people. In short: it’s amazing. No, really: you should go.
Just Opened London

Ever dreamed about setting up a food business? Then you may just want to talk to the team at Kitchenette.
Time Out London 

Kitchenette helps the capital’s most promising food entrepreneurs launch their businesses.
Evening Standard