Themed around Mexican market dining, Wahaca was created by a former MasterChef winner who combined entrepreneurship with eating to open 16 locations across London.
Chocolatier Amelia Rope tells us why her PA background has stood her in good stead for juggling all elements of a business, and just how good relationships are fundamental to exporting success.
Aided by Cardiff Chinese restaurant Hokkei, which was founded by two MasterChef finalists, Welsh businesses are on the verge of raising over £1m through Seedrs. The equity crowdfunding service has now revealed a commitment to companies in Wales and declared the milestone will only be the beginning.
Former semi-finalist on BBC's MasterChef cooking show, Kathryn Minchew, opened a restaurant called The Gloucester Studio in a shed in her back garden in November 2014, but the local council has hit the entrepreneur with planning permission threats, according to reports.
Real Business brings you a guide to those who have gone on to startup after appearing on MasterChef