The Sunday Times and Debrett's reveal their most influential food and drink names

The Sunday Times and Debrett's reveals its most influential food and drink namesIt's time for another influentials list, this time from the Sunday Times, who have joined up with Debrett's to pull together the 500 most influential people in the UK today. Nestled among all the categories is one for food and drink, which sees the following able to proclaim how influential they are for the next year. All are clearly deserving of the title and it's not surprising to see AA Gill in there too (with Marina O'Loughlin being the only other critic in the list). 

Here are the 20 Food and Drink names:

  • Jason Atherton
  • Mary Berry
  • Heston Blumenthal, OBE
  • Richard Caring
  • Scott Collins and Yianni Papoutsis
  • Chris Corbin and Jeremy King
  • Martin Dickie and James Watt
  • Jonathan Downey
  • AA Gill
  • Angela Hartnett
  • Tom Kerridge
  • Nuno Mendes
  • Russell Norman
  • Jamie Oliver, MBE
  • Marina O'Loughlin
  • Yotam Ottolenghi
  • Simon Rogan
  • Olly Smith
  • Ewan Venters
  • Alan Yau, OBE

The full list of 500 is in a supplement with the Sunday Times today - plus it's also available online if you have a subscription.