High Wycombe, England
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Matt Tebbutt (born 1973) is a British chef and television food presenter best known for presenting shows such as Channel 4's Drop Down Menu with Gizzi Erskine and Market Kitchen: Big Adventure with Penny Smith.
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.
Tebbutt currently presents Market Kitchen: Big Adventure alongside Penny Smith (weeknights at 7pm on 'Good Food Channel') since 18 October 2010. He has also been a contributor to Saturday Kitchen and appeared on the Great British Menu. Tebbutt also co-presents Channel 4's Drop Down Menu with Gizzi Erskine and Food Unwrapped alongside Kate Quilton and Jimmy Doherty.
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.
In 2008, Tebbutt wrote a book Cooks Country: Modern British Rural Cooking (ISBN 1845333713) He has also written Guilty Pleasures, which was the Daily Mail book of the month.