Loyd Daniel Gilman GROSSMAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-09-16
Education Boston Univ (BA), LSE (MSc), Magdalene Coll Cambridge (MPhil, PhD)
Publications Publications: The Social History of Rock Music (1975), Harpers & Queen Guide to London's 100 Best Restaurants (1987), The Dog's Tale (1993), Loyd Grossman's Italian Journey (1994), Courvoisier's Book of the Best (ed, 1994-96), The World on a Plate (1997), The 125 Best Recipes Ever (1998), Foodstuff (2002); articles on architecture, design and food in newspapers and magazines; Albums Ain't Doin' Nothin' (with The New Forbidden, 2010)
Recreations fishing, scuba diving (PADI Divemaster), looking at buildings, tennis, chess, the Boston Red Sox, playing Gibson and Gretsch guitars
Clubs Brooks's, Flyfishers', Hurlingham, Chelsea Arts, Oxford & Cambridge, Pilgrims, Piscatorial Soc
Style Loyd Grossman, Esq, OBE, FSA
Career Harpers & Queen: design ed 1981-84, restaurant critic 1981-89 and 1991-93; contrib ed Sunday Times 1984-86; deviser/writer/presenter: Through the Keyhole (formerly ITV, now BBC) 1983-2003, Behind the Headlines (BBC) 1989-92, Master Chef (BBC) 1990-2000, The Dog's Tale (BBC) 1993, Junior Masterchef (BBC) 1994-99, Off Your Trolley (BBC) 1995, Conspicuous Consumption 1996, The World on a Plate (BBC) 1997, Loyd on Location 1999-2001, History of British Sculpture (five) 2003; memb: Bd mda (formerly Museum Document Assoc) 1998-2001, MLA (formerly Museums, Libraries and Archives Cncl then Resource: Cncl for Museums, Archives and Libraries) 1999-2007 (chm Designation Challenge Fund 2001-03), Bd Culture Northwest: Cultural Consortium for NW England 2002-09 (chm 2004-09), Bd Assoc of Leading Visitor Attractions 2013-; cmmr: Museums and Galleries Cmmn 1996-2000, Royal Cmmn on Historical Monuments of England 1999-2003; English Heritage: chm Museums and Collections Advsy Ctee 1997-2001, cmmr 1997-2003, memb Museum and Archives Panel 2001-03, chm Nat Blue Plaques Panel 2003-06; chm: Campaign for Museums 1995-2009, Museums and Galleries Month 2000 (co-chm 2001-08), The 24 Hour Museum 2000-05, Public Monuments and Sculpture Assoc 2001-07, Churches Conservation Tst 2007-, Nat Museums Liverpool 2005-08, Heritage Alliance 2009-; vice-chm NW Regnl Cultural Consortium 2002-03, dep chair Liverpool Culture Co 2005-07; pres British Assoc of Friends of Museums 2005-14, vice-pres Merseyside Civic Soc 2007-08, pres NADFAS 2014-; tstee: Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester 1999-2002, St Deiniol's Library 2003-08 (fell 2008); chm: Conservation Awards 1998-2003, Univ for the Creative Arts 2008-12; dep chm The Prince's Drawing Sch 2014-, govr Building Crafts Coll 2014-; memb Cncl Br Sch at Rome 2013-; chm of judges Gulbenkian Prize for Museums 2004; patron: Assoc for Heritage Interpretation, Shark Tst, Historic Lincoln Tst, Haslemere Educational Museum, Cavell Nurses Tst, American Museum in Britain; vice-pres Sick Children's Tst, chm Better Hosp Food Panel NHS 2001-06, hon life memb The Dog's Tst; emeritus govr LSE 2009- (memb Ct of Govrs 1996-2009, memb Cncl 2003-08); memb Ct of Assts Worshipful Co of Art Scholars, Dealers and Collectors 2010-, Hon Liveryman Worshipful Co of Glaziers 2011-, Freeman City of London 2011, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Carpenters 2012-; Hon DLitt Univ of Chester 2007, Hon DArts Univ of Lincoln 2011, hon doctorate Univ of Essex 2014; FRSA, FSA, FSA Scot, FRSM
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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