Co-Founder, Red’s True Barbecue
James is co-founder of Red’s True Barbecue, the UK’s No.1 BBQ brand currently taking the UK by storm with its blend of Authentic US Barbecue and craft beers. Founded in September 2012, the company now operates from Leeds, Manchester, Headingley, Nottingham, Shorditch and Liverpool, Sheffield with its newest site in Newcastle having opened in November 2016.Employing over 530 people, and with an annualised turnover in excess of £12m Red’s True Barbecue has proven itself to be one of the most exciting UK concepts in operation today. Red’s also operates a successful supermarket retail range and more recently published the Sunday Times Bestselling recipe book “Let There Be Meat”. A recent partnership with the Legitimate Industries Brewery now sees them moving into the burgeoning micro-brewing sector.