Antony Worrall Thompson

Celebrity Chef & TV Entertainer

Well known celebrity chef and television personality Antony Worrall Thompson is a man of many talents. The charismatic chef was first thrust into the public eye after regularly appearing on hit cookery show Ready Steady Cook. Now the resident chef on BBC 2, the fondly known AWT is no stranger to the spotlight. Having appeared on over 200 cookery programs for the Carlton Food Network and captained the quiz A Question of Taste on radio 4, AWT has also made guest appearances on a vast number of TV programs.

Having also written numerous books including, Supernosh, Modern Bistro Cookery and 30 minute menus, based on his Sunday Times column, Antony is a man with fingers in many delicious pies. AWT also writes a weekly column for The Sunday Express Magazine, The Saturday Express and provides monthly articles for The Grocer Magazine, Theme Magazine, and

During his career as a professional chef, Antony has been responsible for some of London’s best known restaurants including, The Atrium, 190 Queensgate, dell’Ugo and Drones. Although the celebrity chef is no longer connected with any of the above restaurants, he still runs his own restaurant “Wiz” in West London where you will still frequently find him behind the stove.

In addition to his London restaurant, AWT is also head of Wiz Events that organise elite outside catering and corporate events, while his sister company Wiz Solutions provide advice to restaurants, pubs and the catering industry. As Vice-Chairman of The Restaurateurs Association, AWT is also President of Euro-toques.  With one of the most celebrated accolades under his belt, the Meilleur Ouvrier de Grande Bretagne is essentially the Chef’s Oscar; AWT is one of only seven chefs’ to have received this lifelong title to date.

This celebrity chef and television personality is renowned for his larger than life personality and vivacious sense of humour, which lends him perfectly to the after dinner and corporate circuit, as a celebrity chef guests, after dinner speaker or event host. Antony’s experience as a celebrity chef, much loved TV personality and successful business man translates perfectly into an accomplished and authoritative keynote or motivational speaker. AWT engaging and inspirational delivery of speeches can be modified to suit any client brief, due to AWT’s diverse versatility.

Equally adept as an event or conference host, Antony interacts with ease and eloquence, while charming an audience with his punchy personality. Plus ever the consummate professional, with Antony you are guaranteed your event or conference will go off without a hitch, as AWT cooks up a storm with your guests.

To book Antony Worrall-Thompson as the celebrity chef for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Antony is known to cover the following topics:

  • Career as a Chef and Broadcaster
  • British Cuisine & Fine Wine
  • Running a Successful Restaurant/ Business

Watch Antony does what he does best, in the short clip below: