Richard Bagnold FRSA MBA MA was born and bred in London and has travelled extensively in the UK and overseas.
Formerly an officer in the Regular British Army for 20 years, he saw active service in several theatres. He was also selected to coach senior multi-national personnel at the UK’s elite training Defence Academy at Shrivenham.
From an early age he's been interested in fine food. Now he's one of the very few people – if not the only person – to have visited and reviewed every UK Michelin starred restaurant (2019).
To his passion for good eating Richard has developed an outstanding knowledge of interesting places to visit in London and the Home Counties. He combines this wide breadth of experience to design and personally manage friendly, accompanied tailor-made tours for those interested in the finer things of life.
Reviews of all his restaurant visits are shared on his website www.major-foodie.com, now with tens of thousands of fine-dining fans.
Cheltenham Festival, Gloucestershire, South-West England
The Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race, London, England
Grand National, Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, North-West England
RHS Flower Show Cardiff, Cardiff, South Wales