Debbie Payne has been a chef, caterer, gardener and businesswoman.
She studied catering and institutional management at college before working in a number of cooking-related jobs. She lives in Oxfordshire and her working life has taken her to Switzerland, America and now back to the UK.
In early 2018, she founded Two Jolly Cooks, to run alongside her gardening business. She works for her own pleasure, for her family and she finds cooking therapeutic.
Debbie also occasionally works alongside Emma Moorby, who she trained with at catering college with with all those years ago. Emma is a Registered Nutritional Therapist and Naturopathic Chef (ND).