Tom Kerridge

The Morning Advertiser Lock In Podcast episode 67

Why are pubs hooked on fish and chips?

By Ed Bedington

Fish and chips are a staple of the pub menu, but why is that? The Lock In team cast their net to find out where the tradition comes from and why it's such a popular menu item.

What's on the Coach, Marlow, breakfast menu?

Sarah Hayward: Keep breakfast ‘simple but tasty’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

A Michelin-starred gastropub in Marlow launched its new breakfast menu last month, and its head chef advises on why and how pubs should be selling that first meal of the day.

How is Tom Kerridge facing industry challenges?

Big Interview

Government needs to do more: Kerridge

By Ed Bedington

“There’s a huge amount the Government could and should be doing,” according to leading chef and pub operator Tom Kerridge, with a key issue being a reduction in VAT.

Pub in the Park 2023: inside the event's Brighton weekend

Inside Pub in the Park Brighton

By Rebecca Weller

Events like Pub in the Park can help “get people back into pubs” but preparation and investment are key to succeed, according to operators from this year’s East Sussex event.

'Ludicrous' energy quotes: chef Tom Kerridge (pictured) warns hospitality businesses may be forced to

Kerridge warns sector could "mothball"

By Rebecca Weller

Many hospitality businesses have considered closing during the winter months following “ludicrous” energy quotes, chef and business owner Tom Kerridge has said.

What's in the news 5 August

Review of the Week

Tom Kerridge: It's a very bumpy road ahead

By Nikkie Thatcher

With inflation dominating the headlines, celebrity chef and pub operator Tom Kerridge has his say on this week's news with The Morning Advertiser's Nikkie Thatcher.

Dish deconstructed: celebrity chef and operator Tom Kerridge defended the price of his Valentine's Day meal kit

Kerridge: ‘I haven’t looked at TripAdvisor in 12 years’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Head chefs of Tom Kerridge’s pubs the Hand & Flowers and the Coach in Marlow, which ranked in the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub list 2022, discuss the inspiration behind dishes that have been slammed for their expensive prices.

Alcohol free: celebrity chef and pub owner Tom Kerridge is now teetotal

Kerridge: ‘I was 100% committed to drinking’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Tom Kerridge, the owner of Marlow-based gastropubs including the Hand & Flowers, opened up about his past alcohol use, and said the “exhilarating” nature of the industry often drew in people prone to excess over moderation.

Pandemic impact: I say this with no expectation or not as a jibe; at the end of the day, Covid has put an exceptional strain on the hospitality sector and no one could blame someone for squeezing out more profit where possible during what has been an incredibly testing time'


The great restaurant pricing debate

By Sarah John, director, Boss Brewing

It was popcorn at the ready for me recently as I saw the argument unfold between Wine Expert Guy Woodward and Celebrity Chef Tom Kerridge on Twitter.

Number increase: 2,500 pubs closing is more than double the number of venues shutting their doors than in previous years

Estimated 2,500 pubs lost in 2020

By Nikkie Thatcher

More than 2,000 pubs have been lost this year, over double the number in previous years, it has been estimated.

Advice: Top chefs give sage advice and learnings

Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs – Bites

Michelin-starred chefs reveal post-lockdown trading secrets

By Nicholas Robinson

Leading chefs from the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs list will reveal how their pubs are trading under social distancing rules and give tips and advice to help others do the same.

Celebrity chef: Tom Kerridge already has a number of sites

Kerridge set to open Manchester restaurant

By Nikkie Thatcher

Celebrity pub chef Tom Kerridge is set to open his new Manchester restaurant the Bull & Bear in the city’s Stock Exchange Hotel tomorrow (15 November).

Lifestyle change: chef Tom Kerridge lost almost half his body weight from changing his eating habits

Kerridge praised for diet show

By Nikkie Sutton

Celebrity pub chef Tom Kerridge has been lauded on social media for his new BBC2 show Lose Weight For Good.

New project: Kerridge to open a new venue as part of a joint venture

Tom Kerridge to open third Greene King pub

By Nicholas Robinson

Celebrity Michelin-starred pub chef Tom Kerridge is set to open his third gastropub, Greene King Marlow pub the Butcher’s Tap, in a bid to “bring the high street alive again”.

Book launch: a number of chefs have compiled their pub's recipes into print form

7 pub chef cook books you need to read

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub chefs have kitchen skills that diners can only dream of so what better way to showcase their talents than to release a cook book.

Video: Top 50 Gastropubs 2015

Video: Top 50 Gastropubs 2015

By James Evison

The Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropubs 2015 awards, hosted by Tom Kerridge, took place on Monday 26 January at Anglian Country Inns' site, Hermitage Road Bar & Kitchen in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Top 50 Gastropubs: Winners gallery

Top 50 Gastropubs: Winners gallery

By James Evison

The awards hosted by three times winner Tom Kerridge took place on Monday 26th January at Anglian Country Inns' site Hermitage Rd Bar & Kitchen in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Check out pictures of the event here.

Kerridge: the new face of Food and Drink

Tom Kerridge to front BBC Food & Drink

By James Evison

Michelin-star chef and pub licensee Tom Kerridge is to be the new face of BBC Two's Food and Drink programme, taking over from Michel Roux Junior.  

Tom Kerridge is set to host a new cookery series and launch a new book

New book and TV show for Tom Kerridge

By Ellie Bothwell

Double-Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge, who runs the award-winning Hand & Flowers in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, is set to host a new television series and launch a new book.

Kerridge plans to rethink pub formula with new site

Kerridge plans to rethink pub formula with new site

By James Wallin

Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge plans to dramatically rethink the pub formula when he opens the follow up to his hugely successful The Hand & Flowers, The Coach in Marlow, this November.