Stefan Gates spent many years in TV behind the camera in various roles including working as a development producer in BBC comedy.
However, Stefan Gates moved into presenting food programmes and in 2004 he presented and co-wrote BBC2's Full On Food.
Since then his credits have included Food Uncut for UKFood and Cooking in the Danger Zone for BBC2 & BBC4.
Stefan Gates also wrote Gastronaut and in 2008 Stefan Gates was working on a BBC1 series entitled Gastronauts.
In 2009, Stefan Gates presented Feasts on BBC Four, a three part series in which he looked at Festivals in Japan, Mexico and India.