Marco Pierre White

Chef and Restaurateur
Born Dec 11, 1961

Marco Pierre White is a British celebrity chef, restaurateur and television personality. He is noted for his contributions to contemporary international cuisine, and his exceptional culinary skills. White has been dubbed the first celebrity chef, the enfant terrible of the UK restaurant scene and the Godfather of modern cooking. White was, at the time, the youngest chef ever to have been awarded three Michelin stars. He has trained chefs such as Gordon Ramsay.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Marco Pierre White.


1961 Birth Born on December 11, 1961.


1987 25 Years Old In 1987, White opened Harvey's in Wandsworth Common, London (now the site of Chez Bruce), where he won his first Michelin star almost immediately and was awarded his second in 1988. … Read More
1988 26 Years Old White has been married three times. His first wife was Alex McArthur, who was the daughter of a surgeon from Buckinghamshire, and who worked at his local fishmonger. After a year-long romance, they were married at Chelsea Register Office on 8 June 1988; neither family attended the ceremony. … Read More


1992 30 Years Old 1 More Event
The wedding took place at the Brompton Oratory on 15 August 1992, where Albert Roux was best man, and the couple forgot to invite the groom's father and brothers to the ceremony. … Read More
…  So, in 1999 he retired and returned his Michelin stars. … Read More


…  The book accompanying the show, Marco Pierre White in Hell's Kitchen, was published on 23 August 2007 by Ebury Press. … Read More
2008 46 Years Old The Chopping Block On 18 March 2008, it was announced that White would be the host of an American version of the Australian cooking competition series The Chopping Block. … Read More
2011 49 Years Old 1 More Event
MasterChef Australia On 7 July 2011, White was a guest judge on Masterchef Australia mentoring the cooks in an elimination round.


2012 50 Years Old Marco Pierre White's Kitchen Wars In 2012, White fronted a new show for Channel 5 called Marco Pierre White's Kitchen Wars. … Read More
2013 51 Years Old MasterChef Australia: The Professionals 2013 White is a principal judge in this competition between professional chefs, which started 20 January 2013. … Read More
2014 52 Years Old 1 More Event
On 15 June 2014, White began a week-long appearance on Masterchef Australia presiding over a mystery box challenge, an invention test and a pressure test.
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