French chef who opened up the Michelin-starred cafe Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons in 1983 and became probably one of the most in-demand chefs in Britain. His father offered him a colander for his tenth birthday, and his mom trained him to make vegetables he gathered in his family’s house backyard. He hosted the 2011 BBC system Raymond Blanc’s Xmas Feast. He previously two sons along with his wife, Jenny. He adored the task of American chef and press character Mario Batali.