Originally in the RAF, Matt gained a diploma at Leiths School of Food and Wine in London, before working for some of London’s most prestigious restaurants. This includes Marco Pierre White at the Oak Room and Criterion, and Alastair Little who he cites as the greatest influence on his cuisine.
Matt is currently presenting Saturday Kitchen and Best Bites on BBC 1, Food Unwrapped, which is in it’s 15th Series, on Channel 4. He has presented Save Money: Good Food, Matt Tebbutt’s South Africa, the Food Network, “The Big Eat” and “Kitchen Superheroes”. Matt also co-presented Market Kitchen with Tom Parker-Bowles and Matthew Fort.
Matt’s first solo cook book, ‘Matt Tebbutt Cooks Country’, featuring all of his favourite recipes is still available, as is his second book ‘Guilty Pleasures’. He is also a regular contributor to Waitrose Kitchen magazine and other food publications.
He owned and ran the Foxhunter restaurant in Nant-y-derry near Usk in South Wales for over 10 years. The restaurant won a number of awards including the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales