Jean-Christophe Novelli

Jean-Christophe Novelli

Born Feb 22, 1961

Jean-Christophe Novelli is a French celebrity chef.

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  • Marci Rich: Of Robert Redford, London, And The Power Of Travel
    Huffington Post - Jul 18, 2013
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    Chef Jean Christophe Novelli Talks Travel And Christmas
    Daily Mail (UK) - Dec 04, 2012
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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
  • On The Home Front
    Bearsden Herald - Sep 01, 2012


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


1961 Birth Born on February 22, 1961.


1996 35 Years Old In 1996 he founded his restaurant, Maison Novelli, in Clerkenwell, London. … Read More
1999 38 Years Old …  He married his second wife, Anzelle Visser, from Stellenbosch in South Africa, in 1999. At the time she was a model and also worked at Maison Novelli. They divorced in 2005.


2003 42 Years Old He appeared in the first series of The Games in 2003
2005 44 Years Old In 2005 Jean-Christophe became one of two Head Chefs in the second series of Hell's Kitchen with Gary Rhodes. … Read More
2007 46 Years Old 1 More Event
He has been a contestant on Family Fortunes with his fiancée Michelle Kennedy and on 2 May 2007 appeared on the "You're Fired!" on BBC Two, the show following "The Apprentice" on BBC One.
2009 48 Years Old 2009 saw Jean-Christophe presented his own show for Bravo TV (USA) called Chef Academy where he tried to train 9 aspiring chefs into professionals over a 10 part series (originally planned for 6 episodes).
2010 49 Years Old In October 2010, he teamed up with the Potato Council for a nationwide competition called Master Spud which gave the winner a chance to star alongside him in a national TV advert.


2012 51 Years Old 2012 Jean-Christophe was a judge on Britain's Best Chef (ITV) and a welcome guest on Loose Women (ITV) as well as many other shows across the Uk Networks. … Read More
2013 52 Years Old 5 November 2013 Jean-Christophe launched his last recipe book, "Simply Novelli". … Read More
2015 54 Years Old Late 2015 saw Jean-Christophe feature in BBC One's A Question of Sport helping the mystery guest cook in his academy, David Seaman.
He opened his first of many brasserie concept restaurants in the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Liverpool but withdrew the brand after a mutual decision between the brand and the owner in January 2016 and is due to open in the soon to be built AC Marriott in the City Quays, Belfast, Northern Ireland. … Read More
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