Michael appears regularly on television, appearing on programs such as BBC 1 Saturday Kitchen, Masterchef, Sunday Brunch, The Great British Menu, and The Great British Bakeoff Extra Slice.
In addition to Lympstone Manor, Michael oversees Michael Caines restaurants in North Devon (The Coach House by Michael Caines at Kentisbury Grange) and North Wales (Palé Hall). He is also a partner and ambassador for Williams Formula 1 Motor Racing team, overseeing the catering at Grand Prix throughout the world.
In 2016, Michael was granted Freeman of the City of Exeter in recognition of his services to the city of Exeter and the wider community. To encourage the next generation of young people in the hospitality industry, he created the Michael Caines Academy at Exeter College. He is the driving force behind the Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink, a festival of national and international interest that celebrates the quality and variety of food and drink in southwest England. The Michael Caines Foundation, meanwhile, supports a number of charities including Families for Children, Farms for City Children, the Exeter Foundation, One for the Boys, WESC and Devon Wildlife Trust.