British chef and activist Jamie Oliver arrives to speak to members of the media after speaking on the subject of childhood obesity to a parliamentary committee. Photo: Ben Stansall/AFP

Jamie Oliver: from dyslexic student to multimillionaire TV chef with a mission

  • Jamie Oliver has come a long way, from cooking in his parents’ Essex pub to owning 25 restaurants (22 of which closed last week)
  • He spearheaded a number of initiatives in Britain, from restricting junk food advertising to making school dinners more healthy
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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British chef and activist Jamie Oliver arrives to speak to members of the media after speaking on the subject of childhood obesity to a parliamentary committee. Photo: Ben Stansall/AFP
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Chef Jamie Oliver. Photo: Handout

More than 1,000 jobs at risk as British chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain set to enter administration

  • The celebrity chef founded his Jamie’s Italian brand in 2008, but it has fallen victim to the rough business conditions on the British high street
Topic |   Britain

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Chef Jamie Oliver. Photo: Handout
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