Rick Stein CBE
Rick Stein CBE 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.
Rick is best known for a love of fresh seafood and made his name in the 90’s with his earliest books and television series based on his life as chef and owner of The Seafood Restaurant in the fishing port of Padstow which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015. The business has now grown to include 14 restaurants, a cookery school, rooms and retail, across Cornwall, in Winchester, Marlborough, Sandbanks and Barnes, London.
Rick’s latest TV series and accompanying book saw him explore from Dieppe in the north down to Cassis, discovering rustic recipes off the beaten track and celebrating the best of Secret France.