John Whaite is a British Cook, Cookery Author, content creator and TV presenter. John appeared as the first all-male couple on BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2021 and danced his way into the final alongside his professional partner Johannes Radebe. John also won the third series of The Great British Bake Off, and is a co-presenter on Channel 4’s hit primetime food investigation programme Food Unwrapped.

Since June 2020, John can be seen engaging in debates on current affairs and cooking inspirational and achievable recipes on Channel 4’s Steph’s Packed Lunch. In 2016 & 17 John co-presented ITV’s food programme, Chopping Block with Rosemary Shrager.

His fifth book, A Flash in The Pan was published in August 2019, other books include Comfort: Food to Soothe the Soul, which was chosen as a Book of the Year by BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme. John has also written regularly for The Daily Telegraph and Delicious Magazine, and has been a recipe creator and presenter for Waitrose online platforms.

John is a popular brand ambassador and has relationships with Citreon, Billingtons, Ooni and Waitrose. John also enjoys demonstrating his latest recipes, regularly appearing at some of the nation’s best food festivals and shows including BBC Good Food, The Cake & Bake Show and various regional food festivals across the country.

Charity is a huge part of John’s working life, he is vocal ambassador for inclusion, mental health and eating disorders.

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