Celebrity chefs are known for cooking delicious and wide-ranging food items and specializing in different cuisines. For people who are fond of food and are ruled by their stomach, a delicious meal can make even the most stressed or bad day into pleasant one. There is plethora of cooking shows, cooking competitions, magnificent cook books and pool of cooking websites driving people towards them. The surge in food industry is increasing due to numerous celebrity chefs who bring a personality, a dash of intrigue and culinary know-how to the food table.
Here is a list of 5 topmost chefs in UK. No matter, if you don’t find time to watch cookery shows, you must be familiar with these chefs.
Rick Stein: Stein is an English chef who has authored 19 cookery books, an autobiography and made 25 cookery programmes. Rick Stein holds the credentials of cooking for The Queen and Prince Philip, French President, Jacques Chirac, Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher. He is fond of fresh seafood. His love for seafood made him authoring and making a television series based on his cooking life and owner of The Seafood Restaurant in fishing port of Padstow on the North Coast of Cornwall.
Rachel Allen: Allen is a proud celebrity chef, a mother, author and journalist who is known to create simple and practical food perfect for families. The famous cooking series of Rachel Allen are Bake!, Rachel’s Favorite Food at Home and Rachel’s Food for Living and much more. Apart from being a great chef, Rachel is a columnist and contributes to numerous Irish publications such as The Sunday Tribune magazine.
Raymond Blanc: Blanc is a French celebrity chef French-born who is known for his inspired French food and his relentless drive for perfection. He decided at the age of 21 to enter the restaurant world and worked at several ranks from washing dishes to chef. Raymond Blanc has authored numerous books, such as Cooking for Friends and Foolproof French Cookery. Raymond Blanc is also the guide and moderator of BBC2’s ‘The Restaurant’ series.
Nigella Lawson: Lawson is a British celebrity chef who has appeared in many popular TV shows including Style Network, Cooking Channel etc. She has also authored eight cooking-centered books with more than 6 million copies already sold worldwide. Lawson never attended any culinary school but graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Medieval and Modern Languages in 1979. She went on to join British Vogue as journalist and later took over as renowned food editor.
Gino D’Acampo: Gino D’Acampo is a well-known Italian food supplier, veteran head chef and dynamic TV personality. He was invited to shoot a series of short videos for Great Food Live on essential ingredients due to his love and passion for traditional Italian food and recipes. Gino also established a culinary adventure in Central America for his series An Italian in Mexico, the achievement of which led to a second series.
These are the top 5 famous celebrity chefs of UK who have influenced the way food is being cooked and presented.