Simon opened his first restaurant in 1990 called Greens in Didsbury, Manchester. Since then, Simon has set up EARLE in 2006 with wife Ali and friends, footballer Jason McAteer and footy agent Dave Lockwood.
You will see Simon’s face more and more on our TV screens, with BBC2's Something for the Weekend continuing to cheer up the nation’s Sunday mornings with Simon, Tim Lovejoy and Louise Rednapp presenting.
In recent times he’s also appeared on BBC2’s Great British Menu, Celebrity Mastermind, Grub's Up, Recipe for Success, BBC1’s This Little Farmer, Saturday Kitchen, Richard and Judy on Channel 4, Cooking the Books and Breaking in to Tesco for Channel 5.
He’s also written four books – The Accidental Vegetarian, Rebel Cook and Lazy Brunch (with Tim Lovejoy) and his latest book Seasoned Vegetarian, all of which are available to buy as signed copies at EARLE.