Jon Ashton began his culinary career in several notable English restaurants, including the Derby Lodge Hotel and The Kirkfield Hotel in Newton Le-Willows. After moving to the United States to follow his childhood dream, Jon launched into the business with a passion for sharing his craft and making good food accessible. He has appeared frequently on The Today Show and The Tonight Show. Many of America’s most trusted brands have put their products in Jon’s hands including: Waring, Geico, SeaWorld, Crystal Cruises, J.M. Smucker Company and many more. Jon can be seen on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliates across the nation as he travels on media tours and presentations. Jon is the contributing editor for Parade magazine (42 million weekly readers).