Gregg Wallace is a fruit and vegetable expert, writer, media personality and former greengrocer. He is probably best known for co-presenting MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef and MasterChef: The Professionals on BBC 2 and BBC1 alongside John Torode.
Gregg Wallace was born in Peckham and began his career selling vegetables at a stand in Covent Garden. He started George Allan's Greengrocers in 1989, a company that built up to an eventual turnover of £7.5 million. Due to his success he was invited to co-present Veg Talk on BBC Radio 4 with Charlie Hicks. He was the original presenter of Saturday Kitchen in 2002, which he did for 7 years.
Other television projects include: Eat Well for Less, Inside the Factory, Turn back Time, Harvest, Supermarket Secrets and Who Do You Think You Are?
He’s the former managing director of a mail-order business, Gregg's Veg, from Hurst Farm, near Godalming, Surrey. Gregg was also co-director of West Veg Limited, supplying fresh fruit and vegetables to the London restaurant and hotel industry.
Gregg writes regularly for Good Food and Olive magazine,