Matt Tebbutt

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Matt Tebbutt is a celebrity chef and television presenter. UK audiences best know Matt for presenting shows such as Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped and Drop Down Menu, the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and the Good Food channel’s Market Kitchen.

Matt gained a diploma at Leiths School of Food and Wine in London, before working for some of London’s top restaurants. He worked with Marco Pierre White at the Oak Room and with Alastair Little, the chef he cites as the greatest influence on his cuisine.

He owned and ran the Foxhunter restaurant in South Wales for over 10 years. The restaurant won a number of awards including the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales.

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Matt’s first cookbook, Cooks Country: Modern British Rural Cooking, features all his favourite recipes. This was followed by the Daily Mail book of the month, Guilty Pleasures.


As a stand-in for James Martin, Matt Tebbutt found fame on BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen. Then he took a lead presenting role on Food Unwrapped alongside Kate Quilton and Jimmy Doherty. He also presented Market Kitchen with Tom Parker-Bowles and Matthew Fort.

In December 2016, he co-presented Christmas Kitchen, a daytime series for BBC One. He has also co-presented two series of Save Money: Good Food for ITV alongside Susanna Reid.

The Food Network began airing Matt Tebbutt’s South Africa in 2020. The show saw Matt travel to South Africa to explore the landscape and experience the food it has to offer.

As a celebrity chef, Matt is just as well-qualified as he is likeable, which makes him ideal for demonstrations at a wide range of events.

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