Michael O’ Hare

Respected Professional Chef

A world renowned Michelin star chef, Michael O’Hare is a household name and incredibly respected figure within the culinary world. The chef-patron at The Man Behind The Curtain in Leeds, which was awarded a Michelin star in October 2015, O’Hare is also the Creative Director of GG Hospitality as well as overseeing the company’s restaurant, The Rabbit in the Moon at the National Football Museum in Manchester.

A brilliant chef that has worked at the famous, Noma restaurant in Copenhagen, Michael O’Hare is an exceptional chef that has cooked for some of the most influential and important people in the world. A personality with an esteemed and global reputation, O’Hare is also somewhat of a television star when it comes to all things food having appeared on shows such as The Great British Menu for a number of years, Saturday Kitchen, Yes Chef and MasterChef which have all further increased Michael’s already impressive popularity and demand. One of the leading chefs in the world, Michael O’Hare is available to hire as a chef for any dinner, function or party through the Champions Speakers Agency.

Becoming instantly recognisable for his ‘rockstar hair’ following his memorable appearance on The Great British Menu, Michael O’Hare has a distinct and individual personal style which he has become particularly well known for. Initially studying classical and modern ballet at a young age, O’Hare briefly went on to study aerospace engineering at Kingston University, the place where his passion for cooking would come to fruition. Citing his fondness for food shopping as the basis for his peaked interest in cooking, Michael O’Hare turned to culinary school rather than pursuing the more traditional path of education. Quickly gaining quite the reputation for his creative and often unusual dishes, the excellent chef learnt his trade by working for John Burton-Race at The Landmark and Noma before becoming head chef at The Blind Swine in York. A chef that is certain to bring joy and happiness through food whenever he is hired, Michael O’Hare is a must!

Taking the world by storm on BBC2‘s, The Great British Menu, Michael O’Hare made a dish entitled Emancipation – a fish dish inspired by fish and chips served on a canvas. Helping to launch a pop-up Kit Kat Chocolatory at Westfield Stratford City, Michael made two limited edition Kit Kats of chilli with mint and dandelion and burdock for the store which once again showcase his remarkable creativity and innovate cooking style. The Creative Director for the GG Hospitality, O’Hare has worked closely with footballing legends Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville to deliver breath-taking food in Manchester.

A true culinary genius with a gift to bring food alive and take forms which you may have never experienced, for a unforgettable gastronomic experience, hire Michael O’Hare to cook at your next event through the Champions Speakers agency.

To book Michael O’ Hare as the celebrity chef for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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

  • Cuisine & Cooking
  • British Cuisine
  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Innovation With Food