Charlotte Marrifield - Bio
With Many Celebrity commissions, including Her Majesty the Queen, 15 coveted great taste awards, 3 product of the year awards and several for product innovation, Charlotte has gained quite a reputation in the 18 years she has been a patisserie chef.
Since being thrown into a pastry kitchen at the tender age of 16 her career has taken her through, 5* hotels, Michelin starred restaurants, cooking for the great and good of food and show business including, Gordon Ramsey, Gary Rhodes, Stephen Fry to name but a few…
But it was becoming head Pastry Chef at Markwicks restaurant under the legendary Stephen Markwick that Charlotte developed her quirky and innovate style that has now seen her named the ‘Damien Hurst of the dessert world’ Charlotte is also the face behind the taste of many of your Supermarket favourite desserts, having spent 8 years designing premium delicacies for M&S, Waitrose, Serious Food Company, Gu, Sainsbury’s and Krispy Kreme.
Sugar Therapy - The Company
Located in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate North Yorkshire, Sugar Therapy opened the doors of its patisserie 5 years ago, with its exquisite desserts, bright colours and open plan kitchen that diners flocked around; it was a modern breath of fresh air and soon gained a following from locals and food tourists alike. After being named a ‘must destination’ by The Daily Telegraph, other accolades soon followed including ‘Best Modern Afternoon Tea in the UK’
In August 2015 Sugar Therapy announced the launch of the Undeniably Charlotte Brand of premium desserts into supermarkets to reach a wider audience. September 2015 brought even more exciting news with the purchase of the Harrogate Cake Company, a recognised quality brand established for 8 years producing finest handmade cakes and chocolates available nationwide.
It was a hard decision to leave the Harrogate base but with the expansion, new premises were needed so a move to a 3,000sqft purpose build manufacturing site in Thirsk North Yorkshire was made, even though the desserts are made on a larger scale the Sugar Therapy principles of quality, hand crafted is very much embedded within the company.