Ian Orr

Ian Orr, Chef Patron & Co-Owner of Browns Restaurant Group & Ardtara Country House Hotel in Northern Ireland. Tipped as one of Ireland’s top talents, Ian Orr trained under the late Robbie Millar at Northern …

Paul Foster

Paul started life as a chef at Henley College Coventry when he was 16 years old. After college he got his first job in a small two rosette restaurant near Coventry, (formerly Haigs Hotel) working one …

Jun Tanaka

With over 20 years’ experience working in London’s top restaurants such as Le Gavroche, The Restaurant Marco Pierre White and The Square, where he was trained in classic French cuisine by Marco Pierre White, Phillip Howard and …

Andi Oliver

Born (in 1964) and bred in London, Andi (Andrea) Oliver is a respected broadcaster and restaurateur and has been cooking all her life and running professional kitchens for years. In 2017 she replaced Prue Leith …

Neil Rankin

Edinburgh born Neil Rankin is a physics graduate from Salford University, worked as a Sound Engineer and opened a chain of sandwich bars, before retraining at a Cordon Bleu culinary school at the relatively late …

Zoe Adjonyoh

Zoe believes we are on the cusp of an African food revolution. There is a longing to try something that is actually new, not just re-spun, and African cuisines are filling that gap. It’s the …

John Torode

John Douglas Torode was born in Melbourne, Victoria and is an Australian celebrity chef. After first appearing on television on ITV1’s This Morning, he started presenting a revamped MasterChef on BBC One in 2005. He …

Donal Skehan

Donal is an Irish television personality/presenter, food writer/cook and photographer. Born in Dublin he grew up surrounded and inspired by a family of passionate food lovers who have worked in the food industry for over …

Lawrence Keogh

An accomplished Head Chef Lawrence has created, opened and operated the kitchens in some of London’s most prestigious restaurants in recent years. He has cooked for a number of dignitaries and royals, including the Queen Mother, …

Nigel Slater

The author of a collection of bestselling books and presenter of nine BBC television series, Nigel has been the food columnist for The Observer for twenty-three years. Nigel Slater recipes His books include the classics ‘Appetite’ …

Rick Stein

Rick Stein OBE is an English chef, restaurateur, cookery book author and television presenter. He has written over 20 cookery books, an autobiography and made over 30 cookery programmes. He has also cooked for The Queen …

Matt Tebbutt

Matt presents Food Unwrapped on Channel 4. Series eight of this award-winning food show is now in production. Matt, along with Jimmy Doherty and Kate Quilton, present the food and science series that travels the …

Tom Kerridge

Originally from the West Country, his early career started in country house hotels and restaurants in Gloucestershire. He moved to London in his early twenties, where he worked with well-known chefs such as Phillip Britton, …

James Martin

At 16, James Martin went to Scarborough Technical College to begin his formal training. While there, he was student of the year for three years running. His work was noticed by Antony Worrall Thompson, who …

Tom Aikens

At 26, Tom became the youngest British chef ever to be awarded two Michelin stars. He is one of the UK’s most acclaimed and inspirational British chefs whose career has taken him to David Cavalier’s …

Tomer Amedi

Tomer Amedi was born and raised in Jerusalem. With Moroccan and Kurdish parents, food was always a big part of his life. He originally planned to study music until he realised that cooking was his …

Vivek Singh

After ignoring his father’s advice to become an engineer, Vivek has built a career for himself as a chef – working in his native India before moving to England in 2001 and establishing three of …