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

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

Combining expertise in presenting, reporting, photography, words, video and social media, Leyla produces tailored content designed to meet a wide range of specifications and briefs; from video presenting and speaking events, to articles for national press and social media travel campaigns. 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:

  • TV presenting
  • Social media video presenting
  • Event hosting
  • Commissioned journalism articles
  • Brand ambassador / awareness partnerships
  • Event and panel speaking
  • Event attendance and coverage
  • Hotel and airline reviews
  • Social media campaigns
  • Sponsored Instagram and blog content
  • Social media account takeovers, Q&As and competitions
  • Photography
  • Recipe development

In The Media

Leyla is part of the core presenting team on BBC Radio 4’s award winning The Food Programme, now in its 40th year. Leyla was also a judge for the prestigious annual BBC Food & Farming Awards 2019 and 2021. 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.


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 the UK and beyond.


For any TV opportunities, commercial enquiries or for a copy of Leyla’s media pack or show reel, please contact Leyla’s agents Carina Rizvi [email protected] and Lara Caspersonn [email protected].

Kindly please do not contact them with invites, press releases or product samples.