A popular chef and television presenter, James Martin was born in Matton, North Riding of Yorkshire on 30 June, 1972 and is best known for presenting Saturday Kitchen from 2006 to 2016. He has published a number of bestselling cookbooks.
Discovered by Antony Worrall Thompson, James worked in France before starting his television career on Ready, Steady, Cook in 1996. He has won many culinary awards and owns a private pilot’s licence. He’s fascinated by fast cars and has two dogs.