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.
Based in the UK, Tom is the restaurant critic for The Mail on Sunday and is also the Food Editor for Esquire magazine. He is also a contributing Editor for Conde Nast Traveller (UK) and Departures (US).
No stranger to the Australian screens, Tom has previously appeared on the Nine Networks restaurant competition series The Hot Plate and was only to keen to return to Australia to become a Judge on Family Food Fight.
In the UK, Tom was a judge on the Simon Cowell-devised, primetime show Food Glorious Food for ITV, co-presented Market Kitchen on UKTV and was a regular contributor to Gordon Ramsey’s The F Word on Channel 4. On radio, he presents Food and Drink, on LBC in 2010/11.
A celebrated writer, Tom’s books on food include Let’s Eat Meat (2014), Let’s Eat Recipes from my Kitchen Notebook (2012), Full English – A Journey Though the British and their Food (2009), The Year of Eating Dangerously (2006) and E is for Eating – An Alphabet of Greed (2004). He won plaudits for his book Full English at The Guide of Food Writers Awards, 2010 when it was awarded Best Work on British Food.
His most recent work, Fortnum and Mason -The Cook Book, was published in 2016.
Living in London with his wife and two children, Tom is a regular visitor to Australia. He is also an ambassador for the GREAT, promoting British abroad.
His achievements in the media have included:
Family Food Fight, Nine 2017
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