Jamie Oliver is a global phenomenon in food and campaigning. During a 20-year television and publishing career he has inspired millions of people to enjoy cooking from scratch and eating fresh, delicious food. Through his organization, Jamie is leading the charge on a global food revolution, aiming to reduce childhood obesity and improve everyone's health and happiness through food.
Jamie started cooking at his parents' pub, The Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex, at the age of eight. After leaving school he began a career as a chef that took him to the River Caf¿where he was famously spotted by a television production company and the Naked Chef was born.
He has now published 22 bestselling cookery books, all with accompanying TV shows. Jamie lives in London and Essex with his wife Jools and their children.
Jamie Oliver startete 1998 seine phänomenale Karriere als jüngster TV-Koch der BBC mit der Koch-Kultserie "The Naked Chef". Die Briten sind hin und weg von seiner "nackten", das heißt einfachen und köstlichen neuen Küche. In Deutschland kocht er in jeder Ausgabe für die Leserinnen der Zeitschrift "Glamour". 2010 erhielt Jamie Oliver den "Ehrenpreis des deutschen Nachhaltigkeitspreises" für sein umfangreiches soziales Engagement in Ernährungsfragen.