Creative Director and Executive Chef
Andrea’s CV includes running her own health food store in New Zealand, working for the experimental and forward-thinking Lamrock Café on Sydney’s Bondi Beach in the ‘80s, formal silver service French cuisine in Wellington and chefing for John Frieda in his Mayfair salon during the late ‘80s.
All this before she took on the role of Head of Food for Pitcher & Piano, a brand she saw grow to food sales in excess of £20 million per annum and managing a team of 80 chefs. After the sale of Pitcher & Piano Andrea joined several of her colleagues in the purchase of Tootsies.
They built the brand from 9 to 35 restaurants before they sold in 2004. Since then Andrea become passionately interested in nutrition, vegan and raw eating and she teamed up with Catherine to create Redemption.