SIMON Rimmer whose restaurants include Earle in Hale is one of the celebrity chefs appearing in the BBC’s Good Food Show this month.

Although not a veggetarian himself, Simon became passionate about cooking exciting veggie food when he opened Greens vegetarian restaurant in Manchester in 1990.

He’s gone on to write a vegetarian cookbook and appear on TV shows such as BBC Two’s Saturday Kitchen and Something For The Weekend and UKTV Good Food Live.

He’s even appeared on Mastermind!

Simon, who’s married to Ali and has two kids who also love cooking, will be appearing in the Summer Kitchen at The BBC Summer Good Food Show at The NEC Birmingham from June 10-14.

The show includes a number of demonstrations and workshops and opportunities to sample and buy a variety of food and drink.

The BBC Summer Good Food Show will take place alongside BBC Gardeners’ World Live at The NEC and one ticket will gain entry to both shows.

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