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37. LIVE with Thomasina Miers OBE, founder of Wahaca – Running a business doing what you love, is the key to happiness

This week’s episode was recorded in front of a live audience of 300 people in central London for the first ever Conversations of Inspiration Live event. Click here to see the highlights of the night

Thomasina Miers OBE is best known as co-founder of restaurant chain Wahaca and winner of Masterchef. Thomasina’s journey has not been easy, with a ten-year spell of depression, it was a chance meeting that set her on her path to happiness, founding a business doing exactly what she loves.

It was whilst traveling around Mexico, her love affair with food really took shape and she discovered a cuisine she’d never tasted back home in the UK and it was at that moment she decides to bring authentic Mexican cuisine to London.

So ensued a steep learning curve with a continued passion and vision to put sustainability and affordability at the very heart of her business.

Seven cookbooks later, a columnist and a 25 strong chain of restaurants, Thomasina shares her words of wisdom and incredibly honest account of her journey with our live audience.

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