Chef Shelain Horn


City & Guilds Diploma in Patisserie.

Area of expertise or work experience?

Patisserie and Sugarcraft.

How many years have you been in the industry?


Career highlights

Working at the Roots restaurant which is situated in the Forum Homini Hotel, owning my own cake company and becoming a lecturer.

Who is your favourite chef or inspirational figure?

Chef Grant Achatz.

Favourite dish to make and why?

Turkish Delight and nougat; because it’s really inspiring to make things that most people think only come from factories.

What's your best cooking tip?

Carefully follow the recipe first and then start experimenting with it.