William Sitwell

William Sitwell


William Sitwell is the editor of Waitrose Kitchen Magazine and is featured on all strands of MasterChef in the UK (MasterChefMasterChef: The ProfessionalsCelebrity MasterChef and Junior MasterChef) which is distributed worldwide.

William has made a number of documentaries including Michelin Stars – The Madness of Perfection (BBC2). He has been named Editor of the Year in awards from both the British Society of Magazine Editors and the Association of Publishing Agencies (APA). He was a regular judge on Britain’s Best Dish(ITV1) and was co-presenter of the BBC2 series A Question of Taste.

His first book A History of Food in 100 Recipes was published by Harper Collins in 2012. His next book Eggs or Anarchy? (published in 2016) and is one of the great, British stories of the Second World War yet to be told in full. It reveals the heroic tale of how Lord Woolton, Minister for Food, really fed Britain.

In Soho Radio’s weekly programme William Sitwell’s Biting Talk, he explores the important issues in the world of food and drink. He has also presented the Classical Kitchen podcast in collaboration between Waitrose and Classic FM.

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Still a couple of tickets left for tomorrow night #williamsitwellssupperclub at @RathfinnyEstate with @PataraLondon

Damn. I thought if I dressed like @jayrayner1 no one would notice me.

@WilliamSitwell reviews The New Inn, Coln St Aldwyns: "Imaginative little bites felt radical for a pub in the sticks"


Every word recorded, logged and safely stashed.

The chef who bit back: ‘As soon as my restaurant review appeared, the threats started…’' | via @telegraph https://t.co/vg15DSbMpM

Why are the peas upside down.

It's fucking me up.

@WilliamSitwell reviews @myrtlerest, London: 'The best of Ireland... hospitable, cheery, and upbeat'


This will be a cracker. Save your seats now! #williamsitwellssupperclub

Our new ugly maid, Luce, had like to have broke her necke in the dark, going down our upper stairs; but, which I was glad of, the poor girl did only bruise her head, but at first did lie on the ground groaning and drawing her breath, like one a-dying.

Our critic @WilliamSitwell reviews London’s 104 Restaurant: ‘If the chef makes sure he tastes every dish, with a few tweaks he can keep this lovely little place on the map’

Just wondering if any of you #Northamptonshire guys @andrealeadsom @WilliamSitwell are having a bbq this weekend?

A little bird told me that if you pop into @BrackleyButcher they have a #RuralOscars special on bbq packs 3 for £10

#awardwinning #northamptonshirefood #buylocal

Anyone know a good English-speaking food writer based in Brussels?

As I said while there’s a national beauty contest going on it was great to be in the House of Commons in a room filled with extraordinary grass roots rural talent.

Any good food writers out there based in Mumbai? #reachingoutfortalent

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