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Winner of Young Start-Up Talent Gatwick Diamond Sam’s Kitchen joins Basepoint Crawley


Sam French of Sam’s Kitchen has signed up to a Basepoint Virtual Office as part of his prize package worth over £50,000.

Sam French, age 21 from Crawley, was announced as the winner of the Gatwick Diamond’s entrepreneurial initiative, Young Start-up Talent 2013, at an outstanding show at the Lingfield Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club Hotel on Thursday 28th February 2013.

At the unveiling Sam said, “This has been a fantastic journey and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. The best thing is making like-minded friends with the other competitors. I have met great people during the process such as the judges and sponsors through this experience.”

Sam’s winning business Sam’s Kitchen makes fashionable, seasonable tea-time treats specialising in hand iced gingerbread biscuits.  Sam’s Kitchen has already enjoyed recognition, and his gingerbread biscuits have been featured in Vogue magazine.

The other finalists for the Gatwick Diamond were Alessandro Tricarico of Clear Window Cleaning, Josh Stacey and Sam Rose of The Purple Card, Summer Shayne of Hiremyclothes.com, Olivia Harrison and Zak Lambri of Fashion Shak and Dylan Gillah of If Clothes were Songs. All of the finalists had a trade stand at the event to further showcase their businesses.
Sam and some of the other finalists have already received several offers of business deals from those that attended the event.

Basepoint Crawley is a proud sponsor of the Young Start Up Talent initiative and welcomes Sam to our thriving business community.  We look forward to Sam’s Kitchen’s continued success in the future.  If you would like to follow Sam’s progress please visit his website http://www.sams-kitchen.co.uk