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Novelist, Columnist, Author, Broadcaster and Restaurant Critic for The Guardian.


As a columnist, Grace has written weekly columns for The Independent and The London Evening Standard until she took on the revered role of restaurant critic for The Guardian, for which she won the Guild of Food Writers' Food Writing Award 2019.

In October 2020, HarperCollins published Grace's memoir Hungry, a book for people who love to eat and love to laugh.

On screen Grace is perhaps best known as a regular guest and critic on MasterChef and MasterChef: The ProfessionalsShe has also appeared on Have I Got News For You, Sky Art's Book Club, Between The Covers, BBC2's The Review Show, Britain's Greatest Comedy Character, The Culture Show, Delete Delete Delete, Very British Problems, The Apprentice, and Charlie Brooker's ScreenwipeShe has also fronted a range of programmes from presenting ON Romance to What We Were Watching and interviewing Game of Thrones author George RR Martin for a one off special of Thronecast.

Grace's presenting extends to radio broadcasting and in both 2019 and 2020 Grace hosted on BBC Radio 2 on Christmas Day as well as presenting the morning show over the Christmas period. Her latest radio project sees Grace presenting The Untold on BBC Radio 4 which has been nominated for an ARIA twice.

Grace has written eleven novels for teenagers. Grace's Diary of a Snob novels about the schoolgirl Poppet Montague Jones were acquired by Nickelodeon. Grace's first non-fiction title was How To Leave Twitter (My Time as Queen of the Universe and Why This Must Stop).

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