Let's Have A Drink With Asma Khan, Sun 12.30pm

Let's Have A Drink With Asma Khan, Sun 12.30pm


Let’s Have A Drink With…

Asma Khan, Chef Owner, Darjeeling Express

Indian-born lawyer-turned-chef Asma Khan is a passionate activist and ‘The first British chef to be featured on Netflix’s Chef’s Table.’ We’ll be talking about her hit restaurant Darjeeling Express and the charity it supports; The Second Daughters Fund, set up to ‘support the forgotten’ women of India.

We’ll discuss the industry’s changing attitudes to sex, harrasment scandals, race and equality, and find out what it means to head up one of the industry’s most iconic teams.

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Clara Rubin and Sula Richardson have worked hard to deliver, new for 2019, the 'Let's have a drink with...' speakers corner where they will host a series of thought-provoking discussions under the PX+ themes of CELEBRATE, COLLABORATE and CHANGE.

Clara is a celebrated 'wine-slinger' with ten years experience working in hospitality and education. Her dedication to the industry was recognised last year when she was announced as the 2018 winner of the prestigious Julian Brind Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry from the IWSC. As Head of Engagement for Red Squirrel Wine, Clara brings a wealth of wine knowledge and true passion for the industry to this year's festival. She is also an IWSC judge and a certified WSET Educator. 

Sula is drinks industry through and through. As a wine and spirits communications guru with her ear to the ground and a creative eye, she has produced inspiring content and engaging events across the globe. In addition to her role at the multi-award winning food and drink PR agency, Phipps Relations, she also co-founded Women in Wine LDN - an ever-growing professional networking group that actively champions women in the wine industry.