Tom Parker Bowles

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Tom Parker Bowles

Tom Parker Bowles is a food writer, restaurant critic and accomplished television presenter. He has published six books on the subject of food, including three cookbooks.

He is the restaurant critic for The Mail on Sunday and is also the Food Editor for Esquire magazine. As well as being Contributing Editor for Conde Nast Traveller (UK) and Departures (US).

His new book, Fortnum and Mason-The Cook Book is published by 4th Estate and is out in October this year.

In 2015 Tom was a judge on Network Nine’s restaurant competition series The Hot Plate.

In the UK, he was a judge on the Simon Cowell devised, primetime show Food Glorious Food for ITV, co-presentedMarket Kitchen on UKTV and was a regular contributor to Gordon Ramsey’s The F Word on Channel 4.

He won Best Work on British Food for Full English at The Guild of Food Writers Awards, 2010.

He is also an Ambassador for the GREAT, promoting British trade abroad.

He lives in London with his wife and two children, and is a regular visitor to Australia.

His achievements in the media have included:


The Hotplate, Nine 2015
Food Glorious Food , ITV 2013 (9 x 1hr)
Market Kitchen , UKTV, 2007 – 2010
F Word , Channel 4, 2009


Food and Drink, LBC 2010-2011


Let’s Eat Meat, 2014 (Pavilion Books)
Let’s Eat – Recipes from my Kitchen Notebook , 2012 (Pavilion Books)
Full English – A Journey Through the British and their Food , 2009 (Ebury)
The Year of Eating Dangerously , 2006 (Ebury)
E is for Eating – An Alphabet of Greed , 2004 (Long Barn Books)

Fortnum and Mason-The Cook Book, 2016 (4th Estate)


The Mail on Sunday , Restaurant Critic
Esquire , Food Editor

Conde Nast Traveller , Contributing Editor
Departures , (US)

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