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News & Events in April 2014

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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