If you love cooking, want to write your own food blog or a cookbook, or have an idea for a foodie business or want to open a cafe or restaurant... but just need a little nudge to get it off the ground? Then why not enter the competition Launching People and make it happen. Created by Samsung, the project aims to help people with a passion for food, film, music and photography and give them the opportunity of a lifetime.
The project will see the very glamorous and talented food writer Gizzi Erskine, the gorgeous actor (and current Grazia crush) Idris Elba, singer-songwriter Paloma Faith and photographer Rankin search for undiscovered British and Irish talent. They will act as mentors to help food lovers, budding film makers, musical game changers and picture takers launch their brilliant ideas.
Says Gizzi, “I want to see someone that has a serious passion for the industry and I’m looking for someone who’s happy to break the rules – and maybe teach me a thing or two along the way. The simple ideas can be the best. But a simple idea with a bit of glitter on it is far more exciting.”
The chosen candidates will work with their co-mentor to collaborate on a unique project which will be documented in a television series to air later this year.