Tom Jaine (born 1943) is a former restaurateur, a food writer and the proprietor of Prospect Books.
He was educated at Kingswood School (1955–1959) and at Balliol College, Oxford where he studied Modern history (1961–1964). He worked as an archivist from 1964 to 1973 and a restaurateur from 1974 to 1984. From 1984 to 1988, he organised the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, and in ... more »
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''If cooking becomes an art form rather than a means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.''Tom Jaine (b. 1943), British editor of The Good Food Guide. Daily Telegraph (London, Oct. 19, 1989).