Alastair Instone

Classes: Kamado Masterclass, Classic Barbecue Class, Low and Slow Barbecue

Biography: Alastair is a professionally-trained cook who set up London Barbecue School. He has been teaching cookery since 2010 (and exclusively barbecue since 2015), and prior that he worked as a private chef in luxury ski chalets, private homes and aboard superyachts. His passion is slow-cooked barbecue using top-quality British ingredients. Follow Alastair on Twitter and Instagram.

Lap-fai Lee

Classes: Texas Barbecue Masterclass

Biography: Lap-fai Lee is veteran BBQ competitor with his team Backyard Brummies, with accolades including 2015 Reserve Grand Champions at Grillstock Bristol. Lap brings a left-field approach to BBQ with influences from Texas to Thailand. A wealth of cooking knowledge from years of teaching classes from pork butchery to macarons means you can be sure to learn something new and interesting. Follow Lap-fai on Instagram.

Mathew Day

Class: Butcher & Barbecue: Pig

Biography: Matt is a Butcher who currently works in London. He was fortunate to have been taught how to butcher animals properly. Working with whole carcasses Mathew will show you how to use and utilise every part of an animal in a variety of different and interesting ways. He enjoys making bacon and sausages and has a strong belief in the powers of salt and time. Follow Matt on Instagram.

Helen Wilson

Classes: Vegetarian/Vegan Barbecue

Biography: Helen works in event catering and has recently completed specialised training as a macrobiotic chef. Her cooking is influenced by living and travelling extensively in South East Asia, particularly Thailand.