Chef, forager and broadcaster, Valentine Warner originally trained as a portrait painter before becoming a chef. His TV work includes nine series for BBC2 ,Fox, UKTV and Nat Geo, which showcase his deep love of cooking, nature and travel. His articles are regularly featured in an array of magazines and broadsheets. Valentine is one of the Founders of the Moorland Spirit Company who make Hepple Gin in the wilds of Northumberland on remote moorland. He would generally prefer to be found in a field rather than an office and is most likely to be holding a spoon, a fishing rod or a mossy stick.