Kevin was classically French trained at the Naval & Military Club, Piccadilly, London, serving Royalty & Government Diplomats.
After his apprenticeship he worked in prestigious restaurants around the West End, including Morton's Club, Berkley Square, where he achieved 3 Rosettes and onto Soho’s iconic Lindsay House achieving 3 Rosettes and 1 Michelin Star.
Moving onto his own restaurant “The Yacht Club” at St Katherine’s Dock. Kevin’s food is described as London food in North East portions. Classic dishes with an eclectic twist.
After returning to the northeast with his family just over a decade ago, he has acted as Consultant Chef to top Outlets in the North East & Yorkshire, before settling down and founding this great establishment that we call Bewicks.
Baristocracy, North Shields
Alex Forsyth, born and raised in Sydney, Australia has been roasting and preparing coffee for more than twenty years, learning at his father’s knee in arguably the center of coffee excellence. Alex is a Speciality Coffee Association of Europe and World Barista Championship judge and holds the SCAE Barista Level 2 qualification. Alex has been roasting, blending, and brewing coffee for most of his life. He has also delivered hundreds of hours of coffee education to at-home baristas, professionals, and barista competition participants.
From all the amazing selections of coffee that Alex and his team roast we chose the Colombian blend.