Meet the Team
The People Behind JB Kitchen
Head Chef / Founder
Our Head Chef, Jordan has over 11 years experience working in Award Winning Restaurants and most recently as an Executive Chef for an independent pub group in Leicestershire. Taking inspiration from life experiences and worldwide cuisine, he uses local, seasonal ingredients to make the mouth-watering dishes we offer!
A love for food lies deep within Jordan's DNA. He enjoyed cooking with his family as a child, and his passion later grew through travel, where he savoured the tastes and textures of different cultures. These experiences, coupled with techniques learnt on the job make for a fantastic result!
Front Of House Supervisor
Joining us when we opened our First Restaurant, Sharon is a TRUE example of what JB Kitchen is about!!
Offering Great Service with an even Bigger Smile and can make a cracking Coffee. You can find her heading up our Restaurant in the week!
She Also enjoys Lindy-hop, she sings in a Choir, and loves her DOG.
Jordan & Matt have worked together in several kitchens over the last 5 Years.
With a Passion for Food and trying different Techniques from around the world Matt brings his own outlook and adds his touch to our food.
He's also like to Travel, American Football, and sadly for him he supports Nottingham Forest
A Lockdown Success Story
"JB Kitchen was set up in the first lockdown of 2020, with the initial intention of helping out the local community in Thurcaston. We had both been furloughed from the hospitality industry and having been used to working 55+ hour weeks and being on our feet every day, we soon became bored and wanted to do something to help. We put a post on our Spotted: Thurcaston Facebook page offering help with food supplies and the cooking and from there set up our own Facebook page, JB Kitchen Thurcaston. The support and encouragement we received was so strong that when it was time to go back to work, we both made the decision to become self-employed and make JB Kitchen our full-time jobs!
Our proudest achievements to date have to be serving 100 x 3-course meals from our home kitchen to the members of Leicestershire charity, Arthritis Support Leicestershire, receiving our 5* Environmental Health Rating, being recommended by The Great Food Club and collecting over 300 Easter Eggs for WeCareUK who donated them to those in need, such as to women's refuges and children's homes.
A big THANK YOU goes to not only all of those who have supported, encouraged, ordered from us and followed our journey but also to our family members who have given their time and energy to help with deliveries and beyond.
The future is exciting!"