*Entry Level*

Online food business startup course - learn in your own time, at your own pace

What's the InKERBator?

Giving early stage businesses with raw talent a turbo charge - new programme coming later in 2021

Join KERB

Raw talent? Burning ambition? Obsessed with your product? We want to hear from you!

MARKETS

Have the lunch break you deserve. Track down down one of our lunch markets

Seven Dials Market

Our food hall in central London is now open 7 days a week

KERB National Theatre

We are bringing the flavour back to the National Theatre!

InKERBators

New programme coming later in 2021

KERBanists

Graduates of the inKERBator go on to become fully-fledged KERB members, track them down!

Alumni

Great businesses that have flown the coop but will always have a place on the kerb

Events

KERB turned up several notches

Blog

News, features, opinions and insights to keep your ear to the KERB

Podcast

A weekly dose of defiance, as dished out by our industry in the face of utter rupture. Hosted by Petra Barran

Contact & FAQ

Got a question for us?
Try looking here first

About

Roots and history

KERB Team

See who's driving this thing

Careers

Work with us!

KERB is a business that powers other businesses

We started with one lunch market and a vision to make it normal to enjoy good food on the streets of London. 

Today our business has grown to focus on 4 areas: membership, business incubator, food hall operator and event caterer. We are a food-obsessed and people-first company who believes that everyone with a bit of spark should have the opportunity to ignite it.

Our mission is to create opportunity and joy through great food, from the kerb up. 

KERB Ecosystem

1. HATCHING

  • KERB Classroom

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2. INCUBATING

  • inKERBator Programme
  • First market pitches offered

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3. ACCELERATING

  • Full KERB membership
  • KERB Events opportunities
  • KERB Community resources and benefits

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4. TAKING FLIGHT

  • Investment opportunities
  • Long term KERB opportunities
  • Alumni status!
  • KERB Hall of Fame

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History

We started life on the streets when Petra Barran began talent spotting and organising fellow traders from her choc-mobile, Choc Star, in 2009. The idea for KERB was basically incubated in an ice cream van! While scooping and shaking her wares, Petra spotted an opportunity to do something with all the talent and flavour she saw in her fellow traders.

The idea was to cluster – to seek out the most exciting street food talent, bring them together on the kerbs of London and grow this dynamic but previously unorganised industry into something greater than the sum of its parts.

Want to hear how it all begin?
Watch Petra's TED x Talk: