Gregg Wallace is a successful vegetable grower who supplies many large restaurants in London with fresh produce from his farm. Born in Peckham, he started out as a London market trader on a vegetable stand in Covent Garden's vegetable market.
John Torode is a professional chef who runs Smiths of Smithfield, a four-floor space with several restaurants, ranging from an exclusive private dining room to a funky ground-floor café, located near London's Smithfield market. John is no stranger to television. As well as making numerous appearances on cookery and travel programmes, he was the resident chef on ITV’s This Morning with Richard and Judy for four years before being chosen to co-present MasterChef Goes Large for the BBC.