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A celebrity chef and campaigner to boot

Although he gets lumped into the usual celebrity Chef bracket, the life of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has been a quite varied and intriguing life. He is indeed a chef but that did not stay his original calling. Whilst he thought that his life was going to be cooking up culinary delights over a Commercial Combination Oven like the ones that you might be able to view at https://www.247cateringsupplies.co.uk/catering-appliances/commercial-ovens-and-ranges/combination-ovens it did not quite turn out like that, as we shall see.

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He was brought up in rural Gloucestershire the son of an established writer and gardener in his mother Jane. The young Hugh was surrounded by nature and farming. He had a privileged education attending an Oxford prep school, Eton and St Peters College Oxford reading the subjects of psychology and philosophy. After college he went to Africa with a view to possibly becoming a conservator of wildlife, but he …