A CELEBRITY TV chef is due to make an appearance in Ludlow next month.

Brian Turner, who regularly featured on Ready Steady Cook and is also known for appearing on This Morning, Saturday Kitchen, and his own shows ‘A Taste of Britain’ and ‘My Life on a Plate’ with the BBC, will be talking to Katie Johnson of ‘Wots Cooking?’ at Ludlow Assembly rooms next month.

Brian Turner is said to be one of Britain’s most well-known chefs, being the President of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and having trained at Simpson’s in the Strand, The Savoy, The Beau Rivage in Lausanne and Claridge’s.

In 1971 he opened the kitchens of The Capital Hotel with Richard Shepherd where they won a then rare Michelin star.

In 1986 he opened his own restaurant Turner’s in Walton street, Chelsea. After fifteen years of success, he opened restaurants in Birmingham and Slough and in 2003 at The Millennium Hotel in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, ending the contract in 2008. Then opening Turner’s in Butlins, Bognor Regis between 2010 – 2017.

Despite suffering an unfortunate stroke last year which has left him with aphasia, Mr Turner is determined to stay involved in the hospitality industry through events such as this one.

‘In Conversation with Brian Turner’ will be held in partnership with the Ludlow Food Festival on September 8 at 7.30 PM.

Tickets are £12 or £27 with a two course meal at Bill’s Kitchen.