Jo is a TV cook and cookery writer who has worked with some of the biggest names in the business. She has had four books published and makes regular appearances on Market Kitchen.
Jo graduated from John Moore’s University with a BA Honours degree in Home Economics. Whilst studying she discovered her passion for cookery writing and went on to become food editor for both Elle and Glamour Magazine and has had four books published, including: The Nation’s Favourite Food, In the Mood for Food and In the Mood for Entertaining.
Jo has worked behind-the-scenes with some of the biggest names in the industry such as Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, John Torode, Tony Tobin, and Brian Turner, working on everything from live cookery demonstrations on TV shows to photography projects.
In 1996 she worked closely with celebrity chef Gary Rhodes at the BBC Good Food Show. The collaboration proved fruitful and for the next ten years after Jo worked on nearly all Gary’s books and TV programmes.
Jo Pratt’s cooking style is diverse and comes from working with the most talented chefs in the biz. She soon branched out and tried some of her own ideas, which have led to writing her own books, features and appearing on TV shows in front of the camera. She makes regular appearances on Market Kitchen and co-wrote the Nation’s Favourite Food.
Following her success at Elle magazine with her monthly food column, she is now food editor of Glamour magazine and food writer for the Saturday Mail Weekend magazine.
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Jo teamed-up with supermarket chain Aldi to design a bespoke range of mouth-watering recipes using ingredients sold at Aldi.
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