Brian Turner CBE


Brian Turner is a British celebrity chef and restaurateur who found fame on the popular BBC series Ready, Steady, Cook. Turner started his career in the 1970’s working under the mentorship of established chef Richard Shepherd. He has worked at various well-known and acclaimed restaurants and hotels as well as opening up several restaurants and bars of his own including Turner’s in Knightsbridge, London, The Greenhouse Restaurant and Metro Wine Bar.

Awarded a CBE in 2002, Turner has more recently launched his own brand of snack food, Brian Turner S & C and has opened a restaurant at the Bognor Regis branch of the holiday park franchise Butlins. Despite these extraneous activities he remains a well respected tv chef.

Anyone who has seen Turner’s work as celebrity chef and TV presenter on Ready, Steady, Cook or Saturday Kitchen will already be familiar with his down-to-earth and friendly presentation style; thanks to many years with other celebrity chefs and working in the cookery business he has a wealth of fascinating and humorous stories to tell about what goes on behind the scenes of celebrity kitchens; and his vast cooking experience has allowed him to develop countless delicious and memorable recipes.

For those looking for an inviting, interesting and entertaining celebrity chef or event host for their after dinner event then Brian Turner would make a perfect after dinner speaker. As well as his extensive TV presenting catalogue Turner spent a short period as a lecturer, teaching his skills to hundreds of students, couple his inherent intellectual abilities with his companionable confidence and a speech from this celebrity chef is sure to delight.

To book Brian Turner CBE as the celebrity chef for your corporate event or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Brian is known to cover the following topics:

  • British Cuisine
  • Peak Performance
  • Delivering Under Pressure
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • TV Presenting & Broadcasting
  • Event Hosting