Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge owns two Michelin-starred The Hand and Flowers and one Michelin-starred The Coach, both in Marlow.

How many restaurants does Tom Kerridge have?

As well as The Hand and Flowers, The Shed, The Coach and The Butchers Tap in Marlow, he also has Kerridge’s Bar and Grill in the Corinthia London and Kerridge's Fish and Chips at Harrods. On top of his pubs an drestaurant he owns catering company, Lush. 

Tom Kerridge's wife and children

He is married to Beth Cullen-Kerridge and they have a son called Acey. Beth, a sculptor, worked with Tom's best friend's brother as an assistant for the artist Sir Anthony Caro. 

Does Tom Kerridge own the Hand and Flowers?

Tom attended catering college in Cheltenham before moving to London, where he honed his skills under Philip Britton, Steven Bull and Gary Rhodes. He then moved to Norwich to work at Adlards, then a Michelin-starred modern European restaurant owned by David Adlard and headed by chef Roger Hickman.

In 2005, Tom and and his wife Beth decided it was time to spread their own wings and purchased the Hand & Flowers pub in Marlow.

Tom said that he wanted to open the sort of place that he would go to on his day off, and that “if you want something you have to make it happen – no one is going to do it for you.”

How did Tom Kerridge lose weight?

After his 40th birthday he became teatotal and hasn't had a drink since, he also cut out snacks and started to regurlaly excercise.