Giles Coren is a writer, critic, columnist and television presenter.
He is the Times’ restaurant critic and has written a weekly opinion column for them for over 13 years.
In 2005, Coren was named ‘Food and Drink Writer of the Year’ at the British Press Awards and in 2016 was named ‘Restaurant Writer of the Year‘ at the Fortnum and Mason Awards.
Since co-presenting the first series of ‘The F-Word’ with Gordon Ramsay in 2005, Giles presented many TV programmes including:
- Animal Farm (with Olivia Judson) – C4
- Edwardian Supersize Me (with Sue Perkins) – BBC Four
- The Supersizers Go… (with Sue Perkins) – BBC Two
- The Supersizers Eat… (with Sue Perkins) – BBC Two
- Giles and Sue Live The Good Life – BBC Two
- Passover: Why Is This Night Different? – BBC 1
- Back in Time for Dinner – BBC 1
- Back in Time for… – BBC 1
- My Failed Novel – Sky Arts
- Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge – Sky Arts
- 500 Questions – ITV
- Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby – BBC 2
In 2016, his first novel, ‘Winkler’, won the Literary Review’s Bad Sex Award. His 1997 ‘autobiography’ of James Dyson, ‘Against the Odds’ was a bestseller in Britain, America and Japan.
His other books include ‘Anger Management for Beginners‘ and ‘How to Eat Out’.
Giles Coren is available to present after-dinner speeches and to host awards ceremonies.