Matt Tebbutt

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Matt Tebbutt
Born 24th December, 1973
High Wycombe, England
Education Rougemont School
Children Henry Tebbutt and Jessie Tebbutt
Culinary career

Matt Tebbutt (born December 1973) is a British chef and television food presenter best known for presenting shows such as Channel 4's Food Unwrapped, Drop Down Menu with Gizzi Erskine, BBC's Saturday Kitchen and Good Food channels Market Kitchen

Early life[edit]

He was born in High Wycombe in 1973 and moved to South Wales when he was only six months old. He was educated at Rougemont School in Newport. He studied Geography and Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University.

Training[edit]

Tebbutt gained a diploma at Leiths School of Food and Wine in London, before working for some of London's most prestigious restaurants. This includes Marco Pierre White at the Oak Room and Criterion, and Alastair Little who he cites as the greatest influence on his cuisine.[1]

Career[edit]

Television roles[edit]

In October and November 2009, and again in September 2010 and May 2011, he presented Saturday Kitchen on BBC One while regular host James Martin was away.[2]

Matt currently presents Food Unwrapped on Channel 4 alongside Kate Quilton and Jimmy Doherty. He presented "Market Kitchen" with Tom Parker-Bowles and Matthew Fort and its successor "Market Kitchen: Big Adventure alongside Penny Smith. He has also been a contributor to Saturday Kitchen and appeared on the Great British Menu and "Great British Food Revival". Tebbutt also co-presented Channel 4's Drop Down Menu with Gizzi Erskine

Restaurants[edit]

He owned and ran the Foxhunter restaurant in Nant-y-derry near Usk in South Wales for 15 years. The restaurant has won a number of awards including the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales. It is now leased as a pub while Matt Tebbutt concentrates on his TV career. The Hilton in Bournemouth now employs him as a consultant chef where he can regularly be seen cooking in the open kitchen.

Books[edit]

In 2008, Tebbutt published Cooks Country: Modern British Rural Cooking (ISBN 1845333713). He is also the author of Guilty Pleasures, which was the Daily Mail book of the month.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Foxhunter, Nantyderry, Monmouthshire. Thefoxhunter.com. Retrieved on 2011-05-28.
  2. ^ One Programmes – Saturday Kitchen. BBC (2011-05-21). Retrieved on 2011-05-28.

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