About John and Lisa

About John Torode

John and Lisa invite us into their kitchen

A hugely popular and influential figure on the UK culinary circuit, John Torode is a regular guest chef on ITV's This Morning and co-hosts John and Lisa's Weekend Kitchen on Sunday mornings with fiancée Lisa Faulkner (now in its second series).

Australian by birth, John is credited as one of the main players in introducing Australasian food to the UK in the mid-1990s. John is passionate about sourcing the best of British produce, particularly within the meat industry, where he has long been a champion of rare breeds.

About Lisa Faulkner

Lisa first established herself as a leading actress starring in numerous high profile TV dramas.

In 2019, Lisa started filming her new ITV cookery series with John Torode - John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen. Lisa accepted the role of Fi Browning in Eastenders in 2017, leaving the soap in dramatic fashion at the beginning of 2018.