Born on 4 January, 1947 in Oxfordshire, Rick Stein is an English celebrity chef, restaurateur and television presenter, He owns a number of restaurants around Cornwall and is the co-owner of Rick Stein at Bannisters in Australia. He has written over 20 cookbooks and presented a number of successful TV shows.
Rick worked at a hotel as a chef when he was a teenager and after travelling he re-evaluated his priorities and earned an English degree from New College in Oxford in 1971. He moved to Padstow shortly after and opened a successful restaurant. Famous for his love of sea food, Rick’s latest BBC series Long Weekends (where he visits major cities in Europe to try their delicacies) has been a huge hit.