ABOUT THE CHEF

Jean
Christophe
Novelli MBE

Accolades:
Four Michelin Stars
AA Rosettes
Restaurants – London, Paris, Belfast, South Africa
Author – Simply Novelli

TV Appearances & Presenter:
ITV’s Cooking with the Stars
Hell’s Kitchen
Chef Academy (USA)
Jonathan Ross
Top Che (USA)
Britain’s Best Chef – Judge
Culinary Genius – Judge
Steph’s Packed Lunch
Simply Raymond

Four Michelin Stars
AA rosettes
Restaurants – London, Paris, Belfast, South Africa
Author – Simply Novelli

Multi Michelin Star award-winning chef who has also been dubbed “The Nation’s Favourite French Chef”.

Today Jean Christophe can be found at his cookery school The Novelli Academy. In 2005 Jean-Christophe Novelli opened the Novelli Academy which is based in his 14th-century home in Hertfordshire. Novelli continues to host public, private and virtual masterclasses and corporate team-bonding events. During sessions in the Academy, Novelli promotes healthy cooking by replacing salt and sugar with his own unique flavours and reducing the amount of saturated fats.

In 2016 The Novelli Restaurant brand was created – Terrané by Jean-Christophe Novelli Bistro ’61 by Jean-Christophe Novelli and Rapido by JCN.

Other restaurants created by Jean Christophe include The Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Liverpool. The opening of his restaurant in the first Marriot hotel in Northern Ireland.

He opened further restaurants in London, France and South Africa. Novelli also expanded into the gastro-pub market, his first being The White Horse in Harpenden.

He won the first of four Michelin stars as Chef Patron at Gordleton Mill in Lymington, Hampshire before becoming head chef at the Four Seasons Hotel on Hyde Park Corner, London. In 1996 he founded his restaurant, Maison Novelli, in Clerkenwell, London.

Jean Christophe left school at 14 and worked in a bakery before, at the age of 20, becoming a personal chef to the Rothschild family. He then moved to Britain in 1983, working in several establishments including the Chewton Glen Hotel in New Milton, Hampshire, later working and living with the legendary Keith Floyd running Maltster’s Arms restaurant in Totnes, Devon.

Jean-Christophe performs many demonstrations around Europe, Russia and may parts of the World including Taste of Dubai and South Africa passing on his passion for cooking and trying to teach people to cook more healthily using little saturated fats, low sugars, and no salt.

Accolades:
Four Michelin Stars
AA Rosettes
Restaurants – London, Paris, Belfast, South Africa
Author – Simply Novelli

TV Appearances & Presenter:
ITV’s Cooking with the Stars
Hell’s Kitchen
Chef Academy (USA)
Jonathan Ross
Top Che (USA)
Britain’s Best Chef – Judge
Culinary Genius – Judge
Steph’s Packed Lunch
Simply Raymond

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