Ben Tish is Chef Director of the Salt Yard Group which comprises Salt Yard in Fitzrovia, Dehesa and Ember Yard in Soho and Opera Tavern in Covent Garden, all specialising in a rare mix of food and wine from both Spain and Italy. Prior to joining Salt Yard, Ben spent much of his career working with Jason Atherton. He also spent time at the Crinan Hotel in Scotland, where Ben was awarded Best Gastro Pub in Scotland, as well as Best Newcomer from the Good Food Guide. Ben has appeared on Saturday Kitchen, the Food Network, Masterchef, Good Food Channel's Market Kitchen and BBC Radio Four's Food Programme. He has appeared in Waitrose Food Illustrated, the Guardian and has demonstrated at many food events including Taste of London, Foodies Festival and the Slow Food Show.