Delighted to welcome the UK’s most loved Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo

February 29th 2024

Gennaro is widely know as one of the UK’s most loved Chefs and the Italian legend who taught Jamie Oliver all he knows about cooking. His TV credits include ‘Jamie Cooks Italy’, ‘Two Greedy Italians’ and is a regular on Saturday Kitchen. With over twelve cookery books, selling over 100,000 copies are a must for any foodie.

Gennaro will be joining the fun on our Chefs Stage and inspiring tomorrows cooks in our Little Chefs Den.

Born in Minori on the Amalfi Coast, Gennaro is widely known as one of the UK’s most loved chefs and the Italian legend who taught Jamie Oliver all he knows about Italian cooking.

Gennaro’s credits include the fabulous series ‘Jamie Cooks Italy’ for C4, two series of ‘Two Greedy Italians’ for BBC2 plus he has a channel on Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube called ‘Gennaro’ as well as his own YouTube channel.  Gennaro also regularly appears as the Italian food expert and as a top chef on ‘Saturday Kitchen’.

Gennaro has written over twelve cookery books, some of which have sold over 100,000 copies and been translated into a number of different languages. His most recent book ‘Gennaro’s Cucina: Hearty money-saving meals from an Italian Kitchen’ will be published in February 2023 and is a must have cookery book for all foodies.

Over the last few years, Gennaro has partnered with brands like Parmigiano Reggiano, Birra Moretti and Napolina and works with Italian holiday company Citalia, helping promote the best of Italian food and travel to his beloved Italy.

When he’s not working, he spends time relaxing and cooking with his family at their cottage in Norfolk and scouring Italy for new delights to share with his followers. Find out more about Gennaro here.

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