This article will answer every question you have about Brian Turner. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Turner do for a living?
- Who are Turner’s parents and siblings?
- What are Turner’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Turner married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Turner have any children?
- Where is Turner now?
- How tall is Turner?
- How much money does Turner earn?
- What is Turner’s net worth?
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Who is Brian Turner?
Brian James Turner is a professional Ritish chef, writer, and TV personality based in London. He appeared as a cook on BBC2’s Ready Steady Cook in 1994, has appeared on numerous occasions on Saturday Kitchen, and has also presented various other cookery programs.
Brian Turner Career
Within his early career, his mentor was the food writer and broadcaster Michael Smith. Turner trained at various hotels and restaurants, such as Simpson’s in the Strand and the Savoy Grill, both under Richard Shepherd. He then went to Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne, returning to Britain to work at Claridge’s and then in 1971 the Capital Hotel where he and Richard Shepherd received a Michelin star.
In early 1973 he took some time to work as a Chef Lecturer. Turner then took over as Chef de Cuisine in 1975 after Shepherd left, and then launched the Greenhouse Restaurant and the Metro Wine Bar. Among the chefs who worked with Turner at the Capital were Gary Rhodes and Shaun Hill.
He opened his own restaurant in Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London. He ran this until 2001 when it was sold. His Restaurant opened at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Birmingham’s NEC, in February 2002. And in April 2003 he launched Brian Turner Mayfair at the Millennium Hotel, in London. January 2005 saw the launch of Turner’s Grill at the Copthorne Hotel Slough-Windsor. Brian Turner Mayfair closed at the end of July 2008, to be replaced by an Italian restaurant unconnected to Turner. He invented the Brian Turner – S & C, which is a snack food in 2003.
Currently, Turner is working as a consultant chef at a South African wine bar and restaurant called Vivat Bacchus.
Turner worked for many years as a resident chef on Granada Television’s This Morning. He was a regular guest cook on BBC2’s Ready Steady Cook which he attend in 1994 as well as presenting other cookery programs such as his own BBC series “Anything You Can Cook”. Lately, Turner has made appearances on UKTV’s Perfect, BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, A Taste Of Britain with Janet Street-Porter in 2014, Life On A Plate in 2015, and ITV’s James Martin’s Saturday Morning in 2021.
Turner has also appeared on Daily Cooks Challenge where 2 cooks prepare different dishes for a celebrity guest. He appeared on Dictionary Corner on Countdown in May 2019. Brian made his back to TV as a guest chef on James Martin’s Saturday morning show on 14th Jan 2023, when he explained that he had suffered a stroke in June 2022, thanked the London hospital that treated him, and asked viewers to excuse him as he now stammers intermittently. On the show, James Martin described Turner as his ‘TV Dad’.
How old is Brian Turner?
Turner is currently aged 76 years old as of 2023, having been born on May 7, 1946, in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. He shared his birthdate with popular people such as Ivan Sergei, Adam Bernstein, Adam Price, Adriana Salgueiro, Aidy Bryant, Alex Carter, Alexander Ludwig, Amy Heckerling, and many more.
Brian Turner Family
Who are Brian Turner’s Parents?
Turner was born and raised in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England to his parents. His parents live their lives away from the eyes of the public hence not much is known about them.
Does Brian Turner have Siblings?
He has kept his family life very private and it is not known if he has any siblings.
Brian Turner Education
Turner has not shared his academic qualifications and background with the media. However, it is known that he trained at several hotels and restaurants, such as Simpson’s in the Strand and the Savoy Grill.
Brian Turner Spouse
He is currently married to his beautiful wife Denise Parker. The couple has kept their life away from the media.
Brian Turner Children
Turner has two children with his wife, Denise Parker however his kids keep their life away from the public.
Brian Turner Height
He has a well-built, energetic, and physically fit body with a height of 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m) and an undisclosed weight.
Brian Turner’s Net Worth
Turner is a British chef, writer, and tv personality based in London who has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2023.