Daily Cooks Challenge

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Aldo Zilli

Chef

Aldo is and will continue to be the name synonymous with Italian cooking in London.

Antony Worrall Thompson

Chef

Antony Worrall Thompson, or Wozza as he is known, is the popular presenter of Daily Cooks Challenge and Saturday Cooks.

Brian Turner

Chef

From humble beginnings cooking breakfasts for workers at his dad’s transport cafe, Brian Turner is now one of TV’s most familiar chefs.

Ed Baines

Chef

Ed Baines is one of Britain's most successful young chefs, with several thriving restaurants to his name.

Gino D'Acampo

Chef

Neapolitan chef Gino wows viewers with his good looks and rustic Italian food. His culinary motto, known by heart to his legions of fans, is minimum effort, maximum satisfaction!

Jean-Christophe Novelli

Chef

French chef Jean-Christophe Novelli began his career at the age of 14, when he trained as a baker in his home-town of Arras, Northern France.

Jean-Christophe arrived in Great Britain in 1983 and spent a year helping...

Jo Pratt

Chef

Food writer and new mum Jo Pratt lights up the screen with her warm, sunny personality. Her no-fuss recipes, especially her puddings, have endeared her to millions of novice cooks.

John Burton-Race

Chef

John is the only British member of the Chambre Syndicale de Haute Cuisine Française.

John Burton-Race

Chef

John is the only British member of the Chambre Syndicale de Haute Cuisine Française.

Jun Tanaka

Chef

Jun Tanaka started his career at Le Gavroche, and remains loyal to his formal French training.

Maria Elia

Chef

Head chef at Delfina's restaurant in London, Maria Elia creates exciting, talked-about food.

Merrilees Parker

Chef

She began her career as a chalet girl but now Merrilees Parker is one of the most recognisable faces in food. Her informal but fashionable food always hits the mark.

Richard Phillips

Chef

Classically trained chef Richard Phillips is chef/patron at Thackerays, which won a Michelin star in its first year. His modern French cuisine uses local British produce with truly sophisticated results.