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 Australian screens, Tom was a judge on Nine Network’s Family Food Fight in 2017 and is excited to be reprising his role, in 2018.
Previously, Tom’s been a judge on Nine’s restaurant competition series The Hot Plate and Simon Cowell’s primetime show Food Glorious Food for ITV UK; he’s co-presented Market Kitchen on UKTV and been a regular contributor on Gordon Ramsey’s The F Word on Channel 4.
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.
Tom has two children and although based in London, is a regular visitor to Australia. He is also an ambassador for GREAT, which promotes Britain abroad.
His achievements in the media have included:
Family Food Fight, Nine 2017, 2018
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