Celebrity chef best known for his appearance on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, Simon Rimmer is an instantly recognisable and highly loved name within the UK. With his morning cooking demonstrations proving to be a favourite for many, Rimmer is able to bring his natural charisma and skill to your next corporate event or function. Initially starting his career as a student of fashion and textile design, Simon found his love for cooking when he began to teach himself. He began his culinary career by buying a vegetarian restaurant in Manchester in 1990 before opening a second in 2006. With his name as a professional chef rising, Rimmer was invited to judge at the British Sausage Week in 2013.
Now high in demand as a media star, Simon has featured on some of Britain’s most high-profile programmes including This Morning, The One Show and The Gadget Show. He has also hosted his own shows surrounding food and culinary including BBC Two’s Making A Meal of It, Channel 4’s Secrets of Our Favourite Snacks and Breaking Into Tesco for Channel 5. Most notably, Simon has become the face of BBC Two’s Something for the Weekend and Sunday Brunch for Channel 4. He has developed a highly popular on-screen relationship with Tim Lovejoy and has established himself as an icon within TV chefs. Additionally to television, Rimmer has also found a name for himself in the literacy industry. He has released a total of four cookery books including The Accidental Vegetarian, Rebel Cook and The Seasoned Vegetarian which have all received high critical acclaim as well as co-writing Lazy Brunch along with Lovejoy.
A favourite for making appearances at food festivals including BBC’s Good Food Show and facing many PR campaigns, Simon Rimmer is also a popular choice for attending corporate events as an after-dinner speaker. With interesting and educational cooking techniques and insightful views into vegetarianism, Simon offers an engaging speech along with enthralling cooking demonstrations.