Grace Dent is a celebrated British food critic in both print and television.
The Carlisle-born media personality is an expert on criticism of the kitchen.
She has been assessing food trends and the latest trendy restaurants for a year.
But how do you get the coveted job of a food critic? Get the answer and more about Grace below …
Who is Grace Dent at MasterChef?
Grace Dent appears regularly as a food critic at Masterchef UK, Masterchef: The Professionals and Celebrity Masterchef.
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She will give her judgment on the participants’ meals, which will help in deciding who will go to the next round.
How did she become a food critic?
Grace studied English literature at Stirling University and it was here that she began introducing Cosmopolitan Features.
After graduating, she wrote for Vogue and then for Glamor and Marie Claire.
She wrote on television for The Guardian for a decade.
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Her food literacy finally began in 2011 – when she started writing the Grace and Flavor column for The Evening Standard.
Here she rated the UK’s most revered and hip restaurants.
She now serves as the restaurant reviewer for The Guardian.
How old is she?
Grace was born on October 3, 1973.
As of March 2021, this will make her 47.
She is married? Does she have children?
She is not married and has no children.
However, in an article for The guard She wrote about how she has a longtime partner.
But they choose to live separately – much like Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Brad Falchuk.
Here she wrote: “Four days a week together is perfect. All human life is there: chatting, doing housework, waking up, brushing teeth and socializing. But then there is silence for three days. “
She also wrote about not wanting to have children.
In another column for The guardShe explained, “I like children. Just not enough. That still feels radical to a woman. “
Before I added, “But I never really wanted one.”
What other TV shows has she been on?
Thanks to her broad journalistic background, Grace appears regularly as a speaking director or expert on television.
She has appeared on Pointless Celebrities, Very British Problems, Have I Got News For You, The Culture Show, and Great British Menu.
She has also hosted them on television series, including On Romance for UKTV broadcaster W.
Is she a writer too?
Yes, Grace wrote a lot of novels! They are particularly aimed at young adults.
She has written a number of books called the Diary of a Chav and Diary of a Snob.
In 2011 she published her first non-fiction book How To Leave Twitter.
When is MasterChef next time?
MasterChef is on BBC One on Friday at 8:05 p.m.
In this episode, Grace challenges the finalists to prepare a British pudding.
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