Bread Ahead celebrates ten years
To mark our ten year journey we created a video to share our story with you. Thank you for the incredible years so far, here’s to the next ten.
Bread Ahead was founded in 2013.
Matthew started his working life as a chef. His first 15 years were spent working alongside some of the best chefs in the UK throughout the 90s. In 2000 he set up his first bakery business. Based in the renowned Borough Market, Bread Ahead has become a destination for Londoners and food fanatics across the globe.
The Bakery School opened in February 2014 and is designed to show the public just how easy baking good bread can be.
Since then, Bread Ahead has grown – the school at Borough has expanded and Matthew has since opened further bakeries and schools in Pavilion Road, Chelsea, Wembley. The brand enjoyed a recent expansion into the Middle East opening it’s first international bakery and school in Jeddah, closely followed by a second location in Dubai.
The Bread Ahead Baking School is home to ever popular baking workshops including Doughnuts, Great British Baking, Nordic and Gluten-free to name a few. Led by Bread Ahead’s masterful bakery school tutors, they offer an insight into proper artisan baking. Gift vouchers are available to buy for the half and full day workshops all year round.
In August 2017, Bread Ahead published its first ever cookbook, Baking School: The Bread Ahead Cookbook. In 2021 Matthew’s second book was published; The Expert Home Baker.