Jimi Famurewa

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Jimi Famurewa is a British-Nigerian author, broadcaster and freelance
journalist. His writing has appeared in the Guardian, Wired, GQ, Empire and
Time Out London. He is the restaurant critic for the Evening Standard,
regular guest judge on the BBC One series MasterChef and was also one of
the lead judges on Channel 4’s The Great Cookbook Challenge with Jamie
He hosted Life on a Plate, the hit food podcast from Waitrose, and has worked
with other brands including Virgin Atlantic, Penguin Random House, Apple and
Land Rover.
In 2021, he won Restaurant Writer of the Year at both the Fortnum & Mason
Awards and the Guild of Food Writers Awards. His first book, Settlers:
Journeys through the Food, Faith and Culture of Black African London, will
be published by Bloomsbury in October 2022. He lives in South-East London
with his family.

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