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, Food Unwrapped, 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 food and travel magazines and does demos and appearances at various food shows/festivals up and down the country.
He owned and ran The Foxhunter restaurant in South Wales for over 10 years. The restaurant won a number of awards including the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales.