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Leyla Kazim is a London-based presenter and digital creator, and the founder and person behind the authoritative travel and food brand, The Cutlery Chronicles.

From airlines and tourism boards, to food producers and media agencies, The Cutlery Chronicles has partnered with a variety of leading names from the travel, food and hospitality industries.

Combining expertise in photography, words, video and social media, The Cutlery Chronicles produces tailored content designed to meet a wide range of specifications and briefs; from Instagram content and video presenting, to social media campaigns and YouTube videos, and a lot more in between.

You can take a look at recent examples of blog content creation for client projects in Collaborations.


The following are some of the services Leyla offers:

  • Video presenting
  • Video creation
  • Sponsored Instagram content
  • Sponsored blog content
  • Social media campaigns
  • Commissioned journalism articles
  • Photography
  • Recipe development
  • Brand ambassador / awareness partnerships
  • Event coverage
  • Hotel, airline and restaurant reviews
  • Social media account takeovers, Q&A’s, and competitions
  • Social media consultancy
  • Event speaking
  • Photography and social media workshops

In The Media

Leyla is part of the core presenting team of four for BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme, now in its 40th year. Leyla was also one of 12 judges for the prestigious annual BBC Food & Farming Awards 2019. As well as a TV judge on Channel 4’s 2019 cooking competition show Beat The Chef.

Leyla also co-created Lonely Planet’s book: The Ultimate Eatlist, The World’s Top 500 Food Experiences (2018).

Leyla and The Cutlery Chronicles have been featured in Business Insider, Huffington Post, Evening Standard, JamieOliver.com, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, The Caterer, Skyscanner, Great British Chefs, Good Things Magazine, Olive Magazine, Suitcase Magazine, The Culture Trip, and more.

You can see all up to date media exposure in Press & Clippings.


Leyla aims to obtain a testimonial from as many clients as possible. You can find these on her LinkedIn profile and on her photography website.


Leyla is always happy to hear about commissions, brand collaborations, press trips, and review opportunities either for The Cutlery Chronicles or other outlets – she covers travel, food and lifestyle, both in London and beyond.


Please do get in touch with Leyla’s agent Carina Rizvi ([email protected]) for a copy of The Cutlery Chronicles’ media pack, and if you would like to discuss any of the above or an alternative collaboration suggestion.