James Winter

James Winter is an Executive Producer and food writer. After gaining a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham he worked for the BBC producing radio shows for BBC Radio Two with Terry Wogan, Ken Bruce and Judi Spiers.

In television, he has produced series for BBC One, Two, ITV and Sky. His work for Channel 4 includes the BAFTA winning documentary series School of Hard Knocks which followed the lives of 3 young male boxers at the East London gym Repton. He is also responsible for helping launch the long-running magazine show Richard & Judy for Channel 4 and Saturday Kitchen for the BBC, a show which he was the Executive Editor for for over a decade. During that time it became the most watched Saturday morning television show since records began and was nominated for the RTS sward, The National Television Award for Best Food show as well as The Tric Award for Best Daytime show and The TV Choice Award for Best Food Show.

He has worked with many of the world’s top chefs and has written 2 books on the subject – Yes Chef, 20 Great British Chefs, 100 Great British recipes and Who Put the Beef in Wellington - stories behind the world’s most recognised dishes.

He now consults and develops for various production companies as well as producing his own weekly podcast The Food Group.

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