The award winning chef is set to take over the new BBC Food & Drink show in 2015 from Michel Roux Junior.  Tom Kerridge who has appeared on several TV shows including, Great British Menu, Masterchef and Saturday Kitchen, will take to the helm shortly joined by wine expert, Joe Wadsack. 


Tom, who runs the award winning Hand and Flowers gastropub in Marlow, intends to showcase a selection of his favourite recipes and share his passion for the industry.


Tom had excellent feedback on his speech and appearance at this year's prestigious Cheltenham Literary Festival, Cheltlitfest 2014, "a super star and so inspiring!"


Tom has also been selected to host the 2015 Top 50 Gastropub Awards which will take place on 26th January 2015 at the Anglian Country Inns' Hermitage Road Bar & Kitchen in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.  His pub, The Hand & Flowers, has won the award for the past three consecutive years.  He has said, "It's a huge honour to be asked to present the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropub Awards."


Tom is an excellent choice both as a host and culinary expert at conferences and events.