Tom Kerridge (born 27 July 1973) is a professional English chef who has worked mainly in the United Kingdom. After initially appearing in several small television parts as a child actor, he decided to attend culinary school at the age of 18. He has since worked at a variety of British restaurants, including the Michelin starred Rhodes in the Square and Adlards. With his wife Beth, he opened the gastropub The Hand & Flowers in 2005 and within a year claimed his first Michelin star. In the 2012 list, he won a second Michelin star, the first time ever a pub has done so. As a chef he has appeared on the Great British Menu, MasterChef and Saturday Kitchen.