James Martin Bio, Age, Wife, Net, Restaurants, BBC, Wine, SpudULike

James Martin Biography

James Martin is a British chef and television presenter who has worked with the BBC and ITV. From 2006 until 2016, he hosted the BBC food show Saturday Kitchen before quitting the corporation.


How old is James Martin? – Age

He is 50 years old as of 30 June 2022. He was born in 1972 in Malton, United Kingdom.

James Martin Family – Education

Martin grew up on the Castle Howard estate, where he helped his mother in the kitchen, sparking his passion in food. He grew up in Welburn, England, and attended Amotherby School in Malton before moving on to Malton School.

James Martin Wife

Martin has been in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend, TV producer Louise Davies, since 2011. On Celebrity Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, James met Davies. Cooper and Ralph are his two dogs.

James Martin Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.

James Martin Restaurants

Martin built his “The Leeds Kitchen” restaurant within the Alea Casino in Leeds in 2011. The casino and restaurant both closed in March 2013. He opened a restaurant within The Talbot Hotel in Malton, North Yorkshire, in 2012. At the end of 2012, the restaurant was awarded a Michelin star. In June 2013, food critic Jay Rayner reviewed it for The Observer, describing his meal as “three beautifully poised, close to faultless dishes.” Martin left The Talbot in February of this year.

Martin debuted his James Martin Manchester restaurant in September 2013, specializing on modern British food. James Martin Kitchen bakery and cafe has four locations: airside at Stansted and Glasgow airports, within Debenhams at intu Lakeside, and at Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.

James Martin SpudULike

Martin collaborated with potato producer Albert Bartlett to create a new menu for the SpudULike by James Martin restaurant chain’s launch in Autumn 2021. It is a relaunch of Spudulike, which was active from 1974 until 2019.

James Martin Wine

Martin will debut a line of premium French wines in September 2021 from the village of Névian near Narbonne in the Corbières area.

James Martin Column

Martin published an automotive column for the UK daily The Mail on Sunday until 2013. Martin said in his column in 2009 that he despised cyclists and took joy in scaring them by driving an electric Tesla Roadster (2008) in such a way that it shocked a cycling group, forcing them off the road. He apologized for the statements after receiving criticism from cycling organizations and professionals such as Bradley Wiggins and Stuart O’Grady. According to the complaints, the driving was illegal and dangerous.

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James Martin BBC

Martin co-gave BBC Food’s Masterful Dinners Alistair Appleton, and afterward showed up on the Channel 4 program Richard and Judy, where he would visit an individual from general society in their own home who had been selected to be prepared a ‘solace food’ feast. He was the host of the BBC One show Saturday Kitchen from 2006 to 2016.

In September 2011, James was entrusted with redoing the menu and catering offices at Scarborough General Clinic, for Activity Emergency clinic Nourishment for the BBC. The show was recommissioned briefly and third series which were displayed on BBC One of 2013 and 2014 individually. In June 2013, The Roux Grant was displayed on Watch. Along with fellow celebrity chefs Rick Stein, Raymond Blanc, and Angela Hartnett, Martin joined the judging panel.

In July 2013, Martin showed up close by Angela Hartnett and Richard Corrigan on BBC One on a unique version of The Incomparable English Menu entitled The Incomparable English Financial plan Menu. The chefs on the show cooked healthy meals on a tight budget in order to bring attention to food insecurity.

In September 2013, the program James Martin’s Food Guide of England broadcasted on BBC Two. There were 10 episodes with each zeroing in on an alternate district of England. James prepared two dishes for each episode while researching the produce of each region. He has served as a judge on the CBBC channel’s Junior Bake Off competition since 2013.

In October 2014, James introduced another daytime show for BBC One called Meet the Road which planned to join networks and decrease depression. In 2015, he visitor gave various episodes of The One Show Alex Jones. Martin hosted BBC One’s daytime cooking show The Box in 2015.

Martin witnessed the death of magazine boss Dominic De Sousa in Dubai in 2015 while attending the BBC Good Food Middle East Awards. Martin had been speaking with De Sousa just moments before the tabloid mogul stood up and succumbed to a heart attack. Martin was affected by this incident, which played a role in his decision to leave “Saturday Kitchen” later on.

“Plates, friends, and automobiles” was the title of Martin’s first live performance in the UK in February and March of 2016. Martin has been hosting ITV’s Saturday morning cooking show, Saturday Morning with James Martin, since September 2017.

James Martin Cookbooks

♦ Driven: Cooking in the Fast Lane
♦ James Martin – Desserts
♦ My Kitchen
♦ Masterclass: Make Your Home Cooking Easier
♦ James Martin Easy Everyday: The Essential Collection
♦ Slow Cooking: Mouthwatering Recipes with Minimum Effort
♦ Fast Cooking: Really Exciting Recipes in 20 Minutes
♦ Home Comforts
♦ Sweet
♦ More Home Comforts
♦ Slow Cooking
♦ The Deli Cookbook
♦ James Martin’s Delicious!: The Deli Cookbook
♦ Easy British Food
♦ James Martin Desserts
♦ James Martin’s Great British Winter Cookbook
♦ The Great British Village Show Cookbook
♦ The Saturday Kitchen Cookbook