Simon Rimmer is a popular TV personality. He is a recognised and experienced television and radio broadcaster with his own unique and warm style of presenting. Simon has captured the public's interest during his weekly present/chef role on BBC2's Something for the Weekend. In 2008 Simon presented programmes including Breaking into Tesco- Five, Recipe for Success- BBC 2, Grubs Up- ITV and Local Food Heroes- UKTV. To add to his talents, Simon has written and published 4 books The Accidental Vegetarian - Cassell Illustrated, Rebel Cook- Cassell Illustratedand Lazy Brunch-Quadrille. His fourth book The Seasoned Vegetarian- Mitchell Beazley was published in February 2009. He also regularly contributes to food magazines including Delicious, Olive, and BBC Good Food Magazine. Aside from his hectic filming schedule Simon is chef patron of two award winning restaurants in Manchester, Greens and Earle. An ability to mix his natural flair for business with his passion for food keeps Simon connected to the energy of the UK restaurant scene and changing trends and demands of the UK consumer. Simon is married, has two children and lives in Manchester.