Antony Worrall Thompson is a restaurateur and popular TV chef best known from shows like Saturday Kitchen and Ready Steady Cook.
Known fondly as AWT or Wozza, Antony was born Stratford-upon-Avon, studied hotel and catering management at Westminster College. In 1978 he moved to London and became sous-chef at Brinkley's Restaurant in the Fulham Road. One month later, he was head chef and by 1981, AWT had opened his own restaurant in London.
Since then, the restaurants he's been involved with have been heaped with accolades. He has won the Mouton Rothschild Menu Competition and the Meilleur Ouvrier de Grande Bretagne (MOGB) - the chef's Oscar. More recently, he opened the popular neighbourhood restaurant Notting Grill and Kew Grill in Kew. Antony has also written several recipe books and contributes to newspapers and magazines. He is passionate about organic farming and grows many herbs and vegetables for his restaurant.
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