Brian Turner CBE
Brian Turner is said to be one of Britain’s most well-known chefs having trained at Simpson’s in the Strand, The Savoy, The Beau Rivage in Lausanne and Claridge’s. In 1971 he opened the kitchens of The Capital Hotel with Richard Shepherd where they won a then rare Michelin star. In 1986 he opened his own restaurant Turner’s in Walton Street, Chelsea. After fifteen years of success he opened restaurants in Birmingham and Slough and in 2003 at The Millennium Hotel in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London. Then opening Turner’s in Butlins, Bognor Regis between 2010 - 2017. Turner is the President of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts which he has combined with a successful career as a TV personality, Ready Steady Cook being the most successful programme running for 14 years as well as regular appearances on This Morning, Saturday Kitchen, Saturday Morning with James Martin and his own shows ‘A Taste of Britain’ and ‘My Life on a Plate’ with the BBC.