Valentine Warner

Cook and author, has penned three cookery books and presents Valentine Warner Eats Scandinavia on Good Food

Valentine Warner trained as a portrait painter before putting down the brush to pick up the spoon. He worked in London restaurants for eight years under chefs including, Alastair Little and Rose Carrarini, before setting up a private catering company, Green Pea.

In September 2008 Valentine presented his first hit series What to Eat Now on BBC Two which saw him seeking out the best food and dishes that Autumn has to offer. A second series of ‘What to Eat Now’ in 2009 saw Valentine concentrating on Summer’s seasonal bounty. He also wrote two best-selling books to accompany these series.

In 2011, Valentine presented Valentine Warner: Coast to Coast on UKTV’s Good Food channel, where he travelled the UK fishing and cooking his catch. Other series for the UKTV network include Ration Book Britain and Valentine Warner Eats The Sixties. He was also a contributing chef to series two and three of BBC Two’s Great British Food Revival and ITV1′s Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh.

Valentine was one of the 2012 judges for BBC Radio 4’s Food & Farming Awards and regularly presents programmes for the radio station.

In winter 2013 Valentine began filming Valentine Warner Eats Scandinavia, a 10 x 30 cookery and travel series commissioned for Good Food. The highly anticipated series will TX in September 2013.

Valentine writes a regular column for Delicious and Countryfile and has written for The Times, The Independent, Olive and Waitrose Food Illustrated to name a few.

His third book The Good Table was published by Mitchell Beazley in September 2011. The paperback version of this book is due out in September 2013 and his fourth book, in Spring 2014.

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