About Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch with Gino and Mel mixes great food and celebrity chat.

Chef Gino D'Acampo cooks three delicious dishes and welcomes a celebrity guest every day with co-presenter Melanie Sykes at hand.

Cook along with Gino as he prepares an easy-to-follow store cupboard recipe and while Mel finds out more about the guest, he will cook them a special dish.

There will also be a series of tough food challenges throughout the series for both Gino and Mel.

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About Gino D'Acampo

Gino D'Acampo had already become one of the country’s most popular TV chefs through his many appearances on programmes including Ready, Steady, Cook and Saturday Kitchen, when, in 2009, he scored a spectacular success, winning the title King Of The Jungle on ITV's hit series, I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

Viewers took him to their hearts, voting him the series winner by a huge margin. Gino has gone on to become a firm fixture on our screens, hosting five seasons of Let’s Do Lunch – with Gino and Mel and his own primetime series, Gino’s Italian Escape.

He is also featured regularly on ITV’s flagship programme, This Morning.

Gino is also the author of several best-selling cookbooks - including Fantastico!, Gino’s Pasta, Italian Home Baking, The Italian Diet and his latest, Gino’s Italian Escape, which accompanies the TV series.

He has recently opened his first food establishment, My Pasta Bar, in Central London.

About Melanie Sykes

Manchester-born Mel has enjoyed a showbiz career as a model, presenter and radio personality.

Shooting to fame after appearing in the Boddingtons beer advert, she went on to present a number of television shows, including Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast.

Mel is no stranger to the ITV family, having starred in Celebrities Under Pressure, The Vault and Today With Des and Mel, before teaming up with Gino D’Acampo for Let's Do Lunch.