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  • Novelli couldn't admit hearing loss - Daily Echo

    Jean-Christophe Novelli said he has his fiancee to thank for getting back his hearing. The French chef, 53, was struggling to make out what his star-studded clientele were telling him, but refused to admit to himself that he had a problem. His partner Michelle Kennedy, 36, took matters into her own hands, bundling him into a taxi and only revealing at the last minute that she was taking him for a hearing test (more)

    Novelli couldn't admit hearing loss - Daily Echo
  • Novelli: Beckham must have thought I was stupid - BT

    At 53 years of age, chef Jean-Christophe Novelli thought he was too young to develop hearing loss. He was wrong... (more)

    Novelli: Beckham must have thought I was stupid - BT
  • Health: Chef Jean-Christoph Novelli on being diagnosed with hearing loss - Yorkshire Evening Post

    hearing loss: Award-winning chef Jean-Christophe Novelli reveals to Jeananne Craig how he came to terms with being diagnosed with hearing loss Illustrious chef Jean-Christophe Novelli has cooked for everyone from royalty to sports stars, but, recently, he struggled to communicate with this star-studded clientele. Not that the handsome, charming Frenchman was ever lost for words; an undiagnosed severe hearing loss meant he strained to hear what people were actually saying to him. (more)

    Health: Chef Jean-Christoph Novelli on being diagnosed with hearing loss - Yorkshire Evening Post
  • Jean-Christophe Novelli coming to Elton food festival - Peterborough Telegraph

    He travels the world sharing his passion for, and knowledge of food, and now Jean-Christophe Novelli is coming to a food festival near you. The multi-award-winning Frenchman has today been unveiled as the headline celebrity chef appearing at the exciting new three-day Elton Hall Food & Drink Festival this summer. I caught up with “The Nation’s Favourite French Chef” earlier in the week and he explained why he is looking forward to his appearance on the closing day of the show, Sunday, June 8. (more)

    Jean-Christophe Novelli coming to Elton food festival - Peterborough Telegraph
  • Jean-Christophe Novelli: 'I'm losing my hearing' - The Telegraph

    Jean-Christophe Novelli, the award-winning chef, has disclosed that he is suffering from severe hearing loss... The clanging of stainless steel, the clatter of washing up and the stream of yelled instructions are part and parcel of restaurant life. It was only when Novelli began struggling to grasp conversations or follow TV programmes that he suspected he had a problem. (more)

    Jean-Christophe Novelli: 'I'm losing my hearing' - The Telegraph
  • Sports Relief Velodrome challenge

    Jean Christophe Novelli was honoured to take part in this years Sport relief, to help raise vital funds for such an important charity. Novelli took on the Velodrome track race challenge, at the impressive Olympic park. The aim of the game, was to complete the fastest lap of the 250 metre track, in the quickest time, against a competitor. Jean Christophe was up against none other than Eddie the Eagle Edwards! (more)

    Sports Relief Velodrome challenge
  • Jean-Christophe Novelli to be patron of Malton Food Lovers Festival

    FRENCH chef Jean-Christophe Novelli is the latest patron be revealed for Malton Food Lovers Festival on May 24 and 25. (more)

    Jean-Christophe Novelli to be patron of Malton Food Lovers Festival
  • Jean-Christophe Novelli to judge seafood competition

    TV chef Jean Christophe Novelli has been announced as the judge of the final of the UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year Competition (more)

    Jean-Christophe Novelli to judge seafood competition
  • Get Your Tickets Now for our Favourite Food Festival Taste of Dubai

    Celeb chefs, the city's best restaurants and fantastic food are all lined up for this year's Taste of Dubai (more)

    Get Your Tickets Now for our Favourite Food Festival Taste of Dubai
  • Jean-Christophe Novelli showcases Aldi’s festive range

    To showcase Aldi’s Christmas offering, the discount supermarket teamed up with celebrity chef, Jean-Christophe Novelli, to launch a pop up restaurant offering a unique fine dining experience in central London (more)

    Jean-Christophe Novelli showcases Aldi’s festive range
  • CRANSTONS WIN FIVE GOLDS IN NATIONAL AWARDS

    Cranstons Quality Butchers, which has its headquarters in Penrith, struck gold with five out its six entries in the annual national product evaluation showcase contested by Q Guild butchers nationwide: Steak Burger, Dry-Cured Streaky Bacon, Thick Cumberland Sausage, Sausagemeat Pie and kitchen-ready Chicken Wellington. (more)

    CRANSTONS WIN FIVE GOLDS IN NATIONAL AWARDS
  • Top chef is guest at luncheon

    Michelin star chef Jean-Christophe Novelli will be the guest speaker at a special Ladies Lunch being held at Stanley House in Mellor, near Preston on Thursday November 28. (more)

    Top chef is guest at luncheon
  • Jean-Christophe Novelli’s Apple Tarte Tatin recipe

    Apple Tarte Tatin is the perfect pudding for a cold winter’s night and chef Jean-Christophe Novelli has shared his recipe with Sunday Scoop viewers – lucky us! (more)

    Jean-Christophe Novelli’s Apple Tarte Tatin recipe
  • Jean-Chrisophe Novelli and The Fabulous Baker Brothers to cook up a treat at Bridgemere's Festival of Food

    CELEBRITY chefs Jean-Christophe Novelli and The Fabulous Baker Brothers will be appearing at a festival of food. The event is taking place at Bridgemere Nursery and Garden World, near Nantwich, on November 23 and 24. (more)

    Jean-Chrisophe Novelli and The Fabulous Baker Brothers to cook up a treat at Bridgemere's Festival of Food
  • French chef Jean-Christophe Novelli to pay a visit to Wilstone

    There will be a special celebrity visitor to tomorrow’s Christmas Food Fair at P E Mead & Sons farm shop in Wilstone. (more)

    French chef Jean-Christophe Novelli to pay a visit to Wilstone
  • Tingley photographer gets a tasty job with celebrity chef Jean Christophe Novelli

    A talented photographer from Tingley was scouted out by a celebrity chef to take photos for a new cookbook. (more)

    Tingley photographer gets a tasty job with celebrity chef Jean Christophe Novelli