Biography of Rick Stein
Christopher Richard Stein is a famous English chef, restaurateur, author and television presenter. He It is the head chef and co-owner of “Rick Stein at Bannisters” in Mollymook and Port Stephens, Australia. Stein has also written cookbooks and hosted television shows.
Richard was born in Churchill, Oxfordshire. He attended his education at Well Court on the outskirts of Tewkesbury. Thereafter he transferred to Wells House, the Court’s larger sister school, and lastly to Uppingham School. After that he did a hotel management internship at the Great Western Royal Hotel in Paddington. Shortly afterwards he worked there for six months before moving to Australia.
While in Australia, he worked as a laborer in a slaughterhouse and also as a clerk in a shipyard. He then decided to continue his studies and was admitted to New College, Oxford, where he majored in English. Shortly after graduating from college, he and his friend Johnny opened a nightclub in Padstow, where he served Vesta meals. However, they regularly got into fights with the police, which led to the closure of the store.
Afterwards, Stein and his wife Jill converted the place into a small harborside bistro called ‘The Seafood Restaurant’. For over 25 years, he has been running the Restaurante de Frutos do Mar, which has grown from a beachfront bistro to an internationally renowned, award-winning restaurant. Additionally, Rick made his first television appearance as a guest chef on Keith Floyd’s show Floyd on Fish in 1985. After that, he again appeared in the documentary television series Floyd on Food. He was subsequently seen on several award-winning television shows, including Fruits of the Sea, Rick Stein’s Seafood Lover’s Guide, and Rick Stein’s Food Heroes, among others.
In addition, Rick has received numerous awards and honors, including the Glenfiddich Trophy for his outstanding contribution to broadening the understanding and appreciation of great food and drink in Britain. He also won the AA Guide Chefs’ Chef of the Year Award in 1999-2000. In 2003, Stein was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honors List for his services to Cornish Tourism. He opened his second restaurant at Bannisters in Salamander Bay, Port Stephens.
In addition, Stein is also the author of several cookbooks; many of them were companion books to a television series. In addition, he also wrote his autobiography, Under a Mackerel Sky: A Memoir released in 2013. He has been associated with charitable projects such as South West PESCA, the National Mission for Deep Sea Anglers and The National Trust among others. He is currently the head chef and co-owner of “Rick Stein at Bannisters” in Mollymook, New South Wales, Australia.
Rick Stein Restaurant
In addition to his first restaurant, Rick opened more restaurants like ‘St Petroc’s Bistro’, ‘Rick Stein’s Café’ and ‘Stein’s Fish & Chips restaurant. In Cornwall he has other restaurants such as The Cornish Arms pub, Ricks Stein’s Falmouth restaurant and Rick Stein restaurant, Fistral. Some of the locations where the hotel is in Winchester, Poole, Marlborough and Barnes.
Rick Stein age
Christopher is 76 years old in 2023. He was born in January 4, 1947, in Churchill, Oxfordshire, England. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on the 4th of January every year.
Rick Stein Wife
Stein married his second wife, Sarah, on October 7, 2011. He and Burns had five-year affairs before they got married. It is unknown if the couple later had any children other than the one from their first marriage.
Divorced Rick Stein
Rick married Jill Newstead in 1975. The couple met in Padstow and after they were married they opened their own restaurant and hotel business. They were blessed with three sons: Jack, Edward and Charles. However, in 2007, the couple broke up when Stein had an affair with another woman.
Rick Stein Family
Rick is the son of Eric and Dorothy Stein. He grew up on a farm alongside his brother John and sister Henrietta. Furthermore, he has a half-brother named Jeremy from his mother’s first marriage. Furthermore, Stein is the uncle of DJ and music producer Judge Jules. Eric was a managing director at a distillery company who suffered from bipolar disorder which caused him to commit suicide when Rick was 17 years old.
Rick Stein Net Worth
Stein has an estimated net worth of $44 million dollars. This includes your personal assets, money and income. He acquired his fortune from his successful career as a chef.