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Meet our course leaders

Our food and drink courses are led by big-name experts hailing from the culinary and beverage industries.

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Culinary Guru

Steven Lamb

Steven Lamb is an award-winning author, culinary consultant, teacher and presenter. His food career began nearly 20 years ago, and in that time, he’s built up an extensive knowledge of food and a winning reputation on the culinary scene. 

Steven teaches all of our cookery courses here at Xcelerate with Edgbaston, from our one-day cookery school to more specialist courses such as curing & smoking and seafood skills.

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Master Mixologist

Murdo MacLeod

An effervescent presenter and drinks industry personality, Murdo MacLeod is a Master Mixologist with over 20 years of experience. He has entertained over 2 million hospitality guests with unique signature cocktails and drinks service in every continent around the world. 

A multi-award-winning Bar Excellence Trainer, his training empowers bartenders with an incredible skill set for success in initiating a hospitality career, customer engagement and how to be effective salespeople rather than servers.

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