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Marco Pierre White

Chef
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Net worth 2018: $800,000
Industry: Restaurateurs
Residence: Leeds, United Kingdom
Country: British
BirthDay: 11 December 1961
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.9 m
BIOGRAPHY

Marco Pierre White was bornon 11 December 1961 in Leeds, United Kingdom, British, is Chef. Marco Pierre White is an influential British chef and restaurateur who is dubbed as the first celebrity chef of the UK restaurant scene. Popularly known as the Godfather of modern-day cooking, White became the youngest chef to win three Michelin stars and holds the record till date. Also, he was the first British chef to win the prestigious honor. A torchbearer, White changed the landscape of British cooking. Before him, no one talked about food from the British Isle. He not just changed that concept but also made British food take main stage. He became an icon of British cooking and is looked upon by a whole new generation of budding chefs and restaurateurs who take inspiration from him and consider White as their ‘countertop muse’. He has mentored numerous famed and popular chefs of the present day including Mario Batali, Gordon Ramsay, Curtis Stone and Shannon Bennett. However, after pursuing a seventeen-year long career in cooking, White realized that his career did not provide him with adequate returns. As such, he gave up being a chef and cooked his final meal as a professional chef on December 23, 1999. Ever since then, White continues to serve as a restaurateur. He has also made several appearances on cookery shows and cooking-related reality competitions.

TIMELINE
2017

His upcoming projects include presenting the inaugural season of ‘Hell's Kitchen Australia’ for the Seven Network in 2017

2014

In 2014 began White’s week-long appearances on ‘MasterChef Australia’ that continued well into 2015 and 2016

2013

In 2013, he was the principal judge in the competition between professional chefs

2012

In 2012, White scripted a new show for Channel 5 titled ‘Marco Pierre White’s Kitchen Wars’ wherein UK's best restaurant partnerships balance food with front of house service, fighting for a place in a specially-designed studio restaurant, where the top couples are each given their own kitchen and set of diners to impress

2011

White has been an important member of ‘MasterChef Australia’ since 2011

2010

Originally located in Square Mile in London, they took over the Kings Road Steakhouse & Grill in Chelsea in 2010 as well

2009

In 2009, White hosted the American version of the Australian cooking competition series ‘The Chopping Block’

2008

In 2008, White, together with James Robertson, initiated the MPW Steak & Alehouse

2007

’ Alongside his TV career, he came up with a book, ‘Marco Pierre White in Hell's Kitchen’, which was published in August 2007

2000

With Conejero, White fathered two sons and eventually married her at Belvedere in April 2000

1999

Interestingly, today an equal partner, Robertson once worked as a maître d' for White from 1999 to 2003

1992

Engaged within three weeks of their first meeting, the two took their wedding vows at the Brompton Oratory in August 1992

1988

Within a year of winning his first Michelin star, White was awarded his second Michelin star in 1988 and the third one followed soon after

1987

In 1987, White earned the first of his three Michelin stars to become a renowned chef worldwide

1961

Marco Pierre White was born on December 11, 1961 to English chef Frank White and Maria Rosa Gallina in Leeds

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