Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Chef John Torode Life Story Interview…..
John Torode is an Australian celebrity chef. He moved to the UK in the 1990s and began working at Conran Group’s restaurants.
After first appearing on television on ITV1’s This Morning, he started presenting a revamped MasterChef on BBC One in 2005. He is a restaurateur; former owner of the Luxe and a second restaurant, ‘Smiths of Smithfield’. He has written a number of cookbooks.
John is now the Star of ‘Masterchef’ and top restauranteur.
He talks very openly about his life and career & hatred for Jamie Oliver…..
By 2011, the show had been sold to 25 countries and what the Daily Mail called “the biggest” food-related television show worldwide.
Torode has said in interviews that he enjoys that the show is unscripted and that the cameras are just there to capture the genuine interactions between the judges and the contestants.
The show subsequently spawned a spin-off, also hosted by Torode and Wallace, called Celebrity MasterChef,
In October 2009, Torode opened a restaurant near New Spitalfields Market in London, called the Luxe.
He has now moved on from Smiths and The Luxe, but under his leadership, turnover reached £9.2 million
Recorded 2008 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and BBC.