Simon Rimmer is the chef and co-presenter of Sunday Brunch, the Sunday morning show waking up the nation with a mix of chat, current affairs, guests and food. Simon has a wealth of TV experience, and has appeared across many channels including BBC, ITV, C4, C5 and UKTV.
Following the success of Sunday Brunch, Simon co – hosted an initial four part Channel 4 documentary ‘Tricks of the Restaurant Trade’, giving insight into the tactics employed by many high end and high street restaurants to entice customers, which followed up with a popular series 2. Its’ success led to a further 12 episodes being commissioned which has just been announced.
Simon’s popularity really took off when he landed a role on the BBC2 Sunday show – Something for the Weekend, on which Simon cooked and interviewed guests alongside his co-host Tim Lovejoy. He has presented and cooked on a variety of shows and his numerous credits include: Win It, Cook It, Meals in Moments, Breaking into Tesco’s, Recipe for Success and This Little Farmer went to Market and Eat The Week.
To add to his talents, Simon has written and published 5 successful books which continue to sell well. He also regularly contributes to food magazines including Delicious, Olive, and BBC Good Food Magazine and Vegetarian Living.
Aside from his hectic filming schedule Simon is a chef/owner of 9 restaurants in the NW England and one in Dubai. Simon’s real passion for food began as a restaurateur and he continues to cook in the restaurants every week, which he enjoys immensely; but also keeps him in touch with the culinary trends of the moment.