Loyd Grossman OBE is a Journalist, Writer, Broadcaster and Guest Speaker
Loyd Grossman is a prominent media figure nationally and internationally, he was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 16, 1950
Educated at Boston University, Grossman later studied at the London School of Economics.
He started his career in the media as a journalist. He was Design Editor for Harpers & Queen and Contributing Editor to The Sunday Times.
In succession to Quentin Crewe, Humphrey Lyttleton and Sir Clement Freud, Loyd was restaurant critic for Harpers & Queen for 10 Years.
He has contributed to most of the leading British papers and magazines including The Financial Times, The Times and Tatler.
He has since presented, written or produced many popular programmes including Masterchef, a competitive cooking programme, Through the Keyhole, a prurient programme examining the homes of minor celebrities. The Dog’s Tale, a documentary series praised by America’s TV Guide as ‘an amazing display of insight and excellence…one of the best series on animals yet made for television”.
Other programmes include The World on a Plate, Conspicuous Consumption, Loyd on Location, The History of British Sculpture and Off Your Trolley.
Loyd Grossman has long been associated with the work of museums in the UK and is former Chairman at The Heritage Alliance.
In 2003 Loyd received the OBE for services to patient care – especially hospital catering.
Loyd’s knowledge of and fascination with food led him to create his own brand in 1995, which became Britain’s most successful new premium food brand.