Tom Kerridge Biography and Wiki
Thomas Kerridge is an English chef with a Michelin star who has mostly worked in the UK. He decided at the age of 18 to enroll in culinary school after beginning his career as a child actor with a few small roles on television. Since then, he has worked at a number of British restaurants, including Adlards and Rhodes in the Square, which received a Michelin star.
Tom Kerridge Education
Thomas started cooking for himself and his younger brother after school while his mother was at work. He went to Saintbridge Secondary School in the city. Kerridge enjoyed riding his bike and visiting Westonbirt Arboretum. He attended a youth theatre for three weeks when he was spotted and cast in the 1991 Christmas special of the BBC1 television show Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors.
Tom Kerridge Age and Birthday
Kerridge is 49 years old as of 27 July 2022. He was born in 1973 in Salisbury, United Kingdom. He celebrates his birthday on 27 July every year. READ ALSO; Jason Atherton
Tom Kerridge Nationality and Ethnicity
Kerridge is British nationality by birth. He was born in Salisbury, United Kingdom. He is of mixed race.
Tom Kerridge Parents
The older of two brothers, Kerridge’s parents divorced when he was eleven years old. While moving the now-single-parent family around several Gloucester housing estates, his mother worked multiple jobs.
Tom Kerridge Wife
Is Tom Kerridge still married? Kerridge is wed to the artist Beth Cullen-Kerridge; they have a child together. He admitted to Paul Stenning, the author, that while he and Beth have a wonderful relationship, she left him three times during their first year of living and working together.
Tom Kerridge Height
Kerridge stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.91 m).
Tom Kerridge Net Worth
Is Tom Kerridge A Millionaire? He has an estimated net worth of £3.5 million.
Tom Kerridge Weight Loss
How big was Tom Kerridge lose weight? Tom explained that when he first started trying to lose weight, he was initially on a low-carb diet and relied on a surprising meaty snack to get him through. One of the secrets to Tom’s success has been his adherence to the dopamine diet: “The recipes feature ingredients that trigger the release of the ‘happy hormone’ dopamine in your brain, so it’s a diet that will make you feel good!” proclaim the cookbook’s publishers.
Tom Kerridge American Feast
The chef’s 10-part series, Tom Kerridge’s American Feast, debuted on Food Network UK on September 19, 2019. From the coast of Northern California to the Florida Keys, Kerridge explores American cuisine in the series.
Tom Kerridge Cookbooks
- Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food
- Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever Dishes
- Tom’s Table: My Favourite Everyday Recipes
- Tom Kerridge’s Dopamine Diet
- Lose Weight for Good
- Lose Weight & Get Fit
- The Hand & Flowers Cookbook
- Tom Kerridge’s Outdoor Cooking: The Ultimate Modern Barbecue Bible
- Real Life Recipes
Tom Kerridge Restaurants | Career
What restaurants does Tom Kerridge own? After that, I worked for three years at the Marylebone Stephen Bull restaurant. He worked as a chef de partie at a number of restaurants before becoming sous chef at Rhodes in the Square under Gary Rhodes in 1999. He worked as a sous chef at Odettes in London for two more years. He first held the position of head chef in 2001 at Bellamys Dining Room, followed by Great Fosters in Surrey.
He returned to London and worked as senior sous chef at Monsieur Max until 2003. After that, he returned to Adlards in Norwich as head chef. He opened his own gastropub in 2005 under the name The Hand & Flowers, which in 2006 received a Michelin star. In 2012, The Hand & Flowers became the first establishment in history to receive two Michelin stars.
Kerridge’s decision to open his gastropub was influenced by the fact that he describes himself as “not a Michelin-star kind of guy.”His take on a pig roast is his signature dish. He cooks pork belly in a bain-marie, wraps it in the skin, and roasts it. A stuffed pig’s trotter is included with this.
Kerridge has served as a judge on the Great British Menu every year since competing, as well as on Saturday Kitchen, and he has appeared on television in series five and six of the show. On both occasions, he provided the main courses for the final banquet. He was a guest chef on the BBC show Food and Drink in February 2013. In 2015, he became a co-presenter of the show.
He hosted his own food show, Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food, on BBC Two in 2013, and in spring 2014, he hosted Spring Kitchen with Tom Kerridge, which aired on BBC One during the daytime. Kerridge won the coveted AA Chefs’ Chef of the Year Award at the London Hilton Hotel’s AA Hospitality Awards in September 2013.
At the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropubs Awards in January 2014, Kerridge’s gastropub “The Hand and Flowers” was named the best gastropub in the UK for the third year in a row. Kerridge was named GQ’s Chef of the Year in September 2014 at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards, which were held at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. Kerridge hosted the 2016 Bake Off: BBC Two’s Crème de la Crème. For the 2017 second series, Angus Deayton took his place.
Kerridge, along with Alice Roberts and Sean Fletcher, co-hosted the BBC Two series The Food Detectives in 2016. He and Cherry Healey co-hosted BBC Two’s The Best of British Takeaways in 2017. He gave Tom Kerridge: in 2017For BBC Two, lose weight for good.
Kerridge started Pub in the Park in Marlow in 2017 and continued it in Marlow, Bath, Tunbridge Wells, and Knutsford in 2018. At the Catey Awards in 2017, Kerridge won the Chef Award. The Coach, Kerridge’s pub in Marlow, received its first Michelin Star in the 2018 Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland on October 2, 2017.
LUSH by The Hand and Flowers, Kerridge’s catering company, was also established in April 2018. Kerridge’s Bar & Grill, the brand’s first London establishment, opened in September 2018 at the Corinthia Hotel in Westminster. Nick Beardshaw, who had previously collaborated with Kerridge at The Coach and The Hand and Flowers, was in charge of the kitchen. He hosted Tom Kerridge’s Fresh Start, a BBC Two food program, in January 2019.
Tom Kerridge’s American Feast, a 10-part series starring the chef, debuted on Food Network UK on September 19, 2019. Kerridge embarks on a culinary road trip across the United States, visiting the Florida Keys and the Northern California Coast. The first episode of Kerridge’s new six-part television series, Lose Weight and Get Fit with Tom Kerridge, aired on BBC2 on January 8, 2020. To go along with the series, a hardcover book with the same title was released.
On November 15, 2019, Kerridge’s newest restaurant, “The Bull & Bear,” opened at Manchester’s Stock Exchange Hotel. Former football players Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, in addition to hotelier Winston Zahra, own the hotel. Tom Kerridge Barbecues, Kerridge’s 12-part television series, debuted on Food Network UK on July 30, 2020.
Kerridge announced in January 2021 that he would collaborate with British Airways to develop a new line of food for short-haul economy flights; part of the Speedbird Café menu of the airline. Kerridge had previously collaborated with British Airways in 2019 to develop new long-haul menus for the airline’s August passengers; as a part of the centennial celebrations of the airline. The BBC announced on September 6, 2021, that Kerridge would be joining the Great British Menu judging panel for the next season.