Glynn Purnell - Head Chef

Glynn Purnell - Head Chef

Glyn has been attending the BBC Good Food Show for many years and this year is no exception, he will be there on Sunday the 16th June Referred to as a Yummy Brummie by Olive Magazine, 35 year old Glynn Purnell who recently left his position as Head Chef of Jessica’s Restaurant in Edgbaston to open his first solo venture, Purnell’s, is one of the country’s culinary rising stars. He started cooking professionally at the age of 14 when he took on an evening job after school and hasn’t looked back. Winning dozens of awards and critical accolades for his inspired, adventurous cooking, he has remained firmly rooted in his home city where his lifelong passion for local team, Birmingham City FC was matched by his desire to win the city’s first Michelin star, an ambition gained in January 2005 as Head Chef at Jessica’s Restaurant. His first appearance at the BBC Good Food Show was in 2005 and he has since appeared on UKTV Food’s Great Food Live programme as well as presenting a BBC1 documentary ‘Working The Sea’ in which he follows the journey that fish make from a Brixham trawler to his own restaurant kitchen. Last year he joined Gordon Ramsay’s panel of judges for the semi final and final of the Ramsay Scholarship 2006 held at the NEC as part of the BBC Good Food Show.

Duration: 7 min

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