Antony Worrall Thompson

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"It was in 1981 that Antony opened Ménage a Trois in Knightsbridge (widely known to be the Princess of Wales’ favourite restaurant) to abundant publicity and reviews: it was the only restaurant in London to serve just starters and puddings. The restaurant and Antony received a tremendous amount of press coverage. Antony also opened Ménage a Trois in Bombay, with the Taj Hotel Group; in Melbourne and Stockholm with private backers and in New York, and Washington again with the Taj Group...

"For 12 years he wrote a weekly column for Saturday Express and cookery column for The Express on Sunday Magazine with AWT being one of the longest serving celebrity writers for the paper. He writes a monthly family eating column for Food Monthly magazine. .. He is passionate about organic farming and grows herbs and vegetables for his restaurants." [1]

Worrall Thompson is a patron of FOREST, a UK-based, tobacco industry financed, pro-smoking lobby. He claimed to have given up smoking in February, 2010, in a feature for Radio 4's Woman's Hour. He is also involved in fundraising for the Conservative Party and is an active supporter of National Family Week.

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  1. awtonline Bio, organizational web page, accessed April 24, 2013.