How Harrogate entrepreneur came up with idea for new My Chef Skills business during lockdown

A successful Harrogate business man with a passion for food has launched a ground-breaking new idea online inspired during lockdown.

Thursday, 20th May 2021, 4:07 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th May 2021, 4:37 pm
Entrepreneur Jonny Ross who has set up a new chef tips online business called My Chef Skills, Harrogate (Picture Gerard Binks)

My Chef Skills is the work of 33-year-old Yorkshire entrepreneur Jonny Ross who previously ran his own music agency Jonny Ross Music.

Like man others, Jonny's working life was hit by the impact of the first lockdown as the Covid pandemic brought the arts and entertainments world to a sudden halt.

But enforced time off saw Jonny embrace cooking at home in a big way, which sparked an idea for a helpful and stylish offer for home cooks everywhere.

Having spotted a gap in the market for shows which show you how to cook food to an expert level, he has now filmed more than 22 chefs doing a total of eight dishes each for My Chef Skills - including Matt Healey, Masterchef finalist and founder of Grön cafe in Harrogate and Leeds.

My Chef Skills will offer users an endless stream of professional cookery courses with more great chefs being added all the time.

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