Great Food Live presenter Simon Rimmer opened his vegetarian restaurant, Greens in Manchester, in 1990, armed with only two cookery books and no idea how to cook.
Two years later, The Guardian had described Greens as one of the most exciting new restaurants in UK, and it has gone on to win several awards, including The Big Issue's 'Restaurant of the Year'.
Simon believes chefs should excite people about cooking, and that it should be "sociable, straightforward and sparkling". The success of his stylish but friendly Greens certainly seems testament to that: tune in to find out his tricks!... Read more.