Hulya Erdal

Hulya Erdal

Chef, Teacher, Consultant - Owner of Made By The Chef Limited

Hulya has over 20 years in the food business, starting out in marketing and naturally moving into catering and teaching. She is a professionally trained chef with an expertise in Eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, although will cook anything. She is renowned for her fun, informative cookery classes and great sense of humour!

Some of Hulya's clients have included Linklaters, Nestle, Allianz, Tesco and New York University. Hulya has taught both formally at schools and colleges and also runs her own cookery clubs around London and Essex. She has cooked with celebrity chef Silvena Rowe and is a regular judge for many food awards including the Freefrom industry.

Hulya is also passionate about her charity work and with clients such as Fareshare, One Life UK and St Lukes Trust, she has taught simple, wholesome cookery skills to many vulnerable groups such as low income families and the homeless.

She's made a few TV appearances on BBC One and Channel 4 including Iron Chef UK and can be seen demonstrating in the chefs demo kitchen at the Speciality Fine Food Fair each year. Her written word is also much appreciated and published in a variety of magazines including Delicious. 

Specialist courses:  

Eastern Mediterranean Delights 

Moroccan Feast 

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