Cotswold-based designers are getting ready to exhibit their cutting edge at an international show.

Kitchenware experts Abode Gastronomy are set to appear at the Ambiente show in Frankfurt, Germany in February 2023.

Running from February 3 to 7, the fair is considered by industry experts as the comprehensive overview of the best of global consumer goods. 

The dining area at the fair is the number-one showcase for table, kitchen and household products. 

It will be Abode Gastronomy’s first show for their knife and kitchen utensil collection.

The knife sets were established by renowned homeware designer Gary Birks, 42, who has enjoyed success with high street names such as Wedgwood, LSA International, and Whittard of Chelsea, to name a few. 

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Abode Gastronomy designsAbode Gastronomy designs (Image: Ottr Works)

“We are extremely proud of what we have created,” he said.

“It was important to get feedback from the real industry and the trade so we spoke and worked with various kitchen professionals, including Ethan Rodgers.”

Ethan Rodgers won a Michelin Bib Gourmand and his first two AA Rosettes by the age of 25. 

It was this, and the British heritage and history of Cirencester Park, that persuaded Abode Creative director and principal designer, Gary Birks, to approach Ethan Rodgers after enjoying a lunch at Ivy Lodge.

He said: “We have spent time looking at the materials we use, the ergonomics as well as linking up with professionals in the kitchen. 

“It’s easy to critique your own designs and ignore what could be important details. 

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Abode Creative director Gary BirkAbode Creative director Gary Birk (Image: Ottr Works)

"We have put our product in front of the best we know in the hospitality industry to get some honest reviews.”

Abode Gastronomy plans to expand the range that currently consists of knives, spatulas, slotted spoons and chopping boards to incorporate all of your cooking needs.  

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