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Jean-Christophe Novelli

Jean-Christophe Novelli

Born Feb 22, 1961

Jean-Christophe Novelli is a French celebrity chef.

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    Jean Christophe Novelli: 'i Love Britain, But Funnily Enough I Never Got Those English Lessons'
    Daily Mail (UK) - Nov 30, 2012
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    Bearsden Herald - Sep 01, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jean-Christophe Novelli.


1961 Birth Born in Arras, Northern France, in 1961, in a family with Italian roots, Jean-Christophe Novelli left school at age 14 and worked in a bakery before, at the age of 20, becoming a personal chef to the Rothschild family.


1983 22 Years Old He moved to Britain in 1983, to run Keith Floyd's Maltster's Arms restaurant in Totnes, Devon. … Read More


1996 35 Years Old In 1996 he founded his restaurant, Maison Novelli, in Clerkenwell, Central London. … Read More
1999 38 Years Old Novelli is twice divorced. His first wife was of English descent and called Tina. He married his second wife, Anzelle Visser, from Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 1999 (they met in 1997). At the time she was a model and also worked at Maison Novelli. They divorced in 2005. … Read More


2003 42 Years Old He appeared in the first series of The Games in 2003 and also became a head chef on Hell's Kitchen in 2005. … Read More
2006 45 Years Old In December 2006 Novelli launched a range of frozen ready meals in association with frozen food manufacturer Findus; these ready meals were discontinued in 2008 but the chef continues to endorse a range of products on his website. … Read More
He has been a contestant on Family Fortunes and on 2 May 2007 appeared on "You're Fired!" on BBC Two, the show following "The Apprentice" on BBC One.
2009 48 Years Old In November 2009, he opened his own cooking show called Chef Academy where he tries to train 9 aspiring chefs into professionals.
2010 49 Years Old In October 2010, he teamed up with the Potato Council for a nationwide competition called Master Spud which will give the winner a chance to star alongside him in a national TV advert. … Read More


2011 50 Years Old Jean-Christophe also gave an interview to The Daily Mail in August 2011 about his daughter Christina Novelli featuring in Channel 5's Candy Bar Girls and how he coped when she came out as a lesbian. … Read More
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