In the food TV world, Merrilees Parker is renowned for "Anything
You Can Cook" a 27-part BBC2 cookery series
which she co-presented with Brian Turner
in 1999. She was also the resident cook in "House
Call" shown on BBC1 in the UK throughout January
Merrilees is a passionate foodie and went through her "on-the-job"
training as Chef at The Lansdowne in Primrose
Hill, London. Here she developed her own style of no-nonsense
food, earning The Lansdowne rave review for its menu.
Since 1996 Merrliees as worked in TV production with Ainsley
Harriott, Tony Tobin and many of the "Ready
Steady Cook" presenters.
Merrilees is a key figure in the consultancy team for Antony
Worrall-Tompson's reatauraunts and she has also been
the Head Chef at The Greyhound in Sonning
Common, whilst working with Antony on a range food projects
including live events at London Fashion Week
and cookery demonstations at the Mosimann Academy.
Merrilees speaks fluent French and divides her time between
the UK and France, occupied in her premier passion of food.