Simon Rimmer is the chef and co-presenter of Sunday Brunch, the morning show which wakes the nation up on a Sunday with a mix of chat, current affairs, guests and food. Simon has recently presented a new cookery/quiz show for Channel 4.
Simon has a wealth of TV experience, and has appeared across many channels including BBC, ITV, C4, C5 and UKTV.
Simon’s popularity really took off when he landed a role on the BBC2 Sunday show - Something for the Weekend, on which Simon cooked and interviewed guests. He has presented and cooked across many shows and his numerous credits include Great British Waste Menu, Meals in Moments, The One Show, Breaking into Tesco, Recipe for Success and This Little Farmer went to Market.
To add to his talents, Simon has written and published 7 successful books which continue to sell well. The most recent of which was released this Spring; Men Love Pies, Girls Like Hummus. He also regularly contributes to food magazines including Delicious, Olive, and BBC Good Food Magazine and Vegetarian Living.
Simon frequently works with brands on PR campaigns, and corporate events. He is also a favourite at food festivals and demonstrations across the country. He has in the past appeared at BBC Good Food Show and Grand Designs, as well as many local and regional events across the UK.
Aside from his hectic filming schedule Simon is Chef patron of his two award winning restaurants in Manchester; Greens and Earle. As a restaurateur this is where Simon’s real passion for food turned began as a career, and he continues to cook in the restaurants every week, which he enjoys immensely; but also keeps him in touch with the culinary trends of the moment.
Simon has an exciting range of vegetarian products- Si Meat Free Cuisine, which are available in Holland and Barrett and Morrisons nationwide, and also a selection of beers.
Away from television, Simon is a big football fan and he is involved with Manchester City Football Academy teaching young up and coming players, about eating, nutrition and cooking at specially designed cookery courses.
Simon is married, has two children and lives in Manchester.