Anthony Worrall Thompson named Epson Celebrity Dad of the Year

TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson has been named Epson Celebrity Dad of the Year 2005.

TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson has been named Epson Celebrity Dad of the Year 2005. More than 26,500 people voted in the competition, which was launched on the Epson website in April. Worrall Thompson beat off stiff competition from Tony Blair, Bob Geldof and second-placed Coldplay singer Chris Martin to gain 15% of the vote as well as fellow celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver. Jane Barnard, Epsonís marketing communications manager, presented the award in a ceremony at Londonís Langham Hilton Hotel. Worrall Thompson paid tribute to his wife: ĎIím absolutely delighted to win the Epson Celebrity Dad of the Year award. Itís not easy balancing a hectic schedule with two kids, but I love it and couldnít possibly do it without the help of my wonderful wife, Jay. I feel pleased to have won with such a strong list of contenders.í