Our cooks


Gregg Wallace

TV presenter known for MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef, MasterChef: The Professionals. He regularly writes for Good Food and Olive magazine and...

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Michel Roux Jr

Two-star Michelin Chef at London restaurant Le Gavroche. He is the son of Albert Roux, one of the Roux Brothers...

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Aldo Zilli

Award-winning chef and restaurateur, specialising in Italian cuisine. Has appeared on several TV series including Celebrity Fit Club, Big Brother’s...

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Chris Lee

Kent-born Chris Lee and his wife Hayley have run the award-winning The Bildeston Crown in Suffolk since 2003. Chef Chris...

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Cyrus Todiwala

Celebrity television chef who previously cooked for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as part of the...

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Eric Allouard

Head Chef at AVEQIA London. A French chef who has worked in a string of Michelin and top class restaurants...

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Hannah Miles

MasterChef finalist 2007, Hannah now writes cookery columns for two magazines and has published more than 13 cookbooks.

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Jamian Lewis

Executive Head Chef at CCT Venues. Jamian says ‘This was a fantastic opportunity for me to work with the kids....

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John Woodward

John is the Executive Head Chef for De Vere Venues, and helped all of our budding chefs during the Cooks...

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Jay Ruehle

Jay previously worked as a chef in Los Angeles with Wolfgang Puck and is now the head chef at The...

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Jolyon Yates

Jolyon has been Head Chef at Warbrook House for 4 years. He says ‘A career of a chef is not...

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Kelly Snowdon

Kelly has been working with De Vere Venues for 6 years. She has been Head Chef for 3 years and...

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