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Jamie Oliver is a British celebrity chef, author and television personality. Born in 1975, Jamie has been a leading voice for healthy eating around the world. He began his career as a dishwasher at The River Cafรฉ, where he quickly worked up to cook before heading off to start his own restaurant that grew into an international chain of six restaurants with locations in London and Los Angeles. His show Jamie’s Kitchen was nominated for 13 Emmy Awards, winning four times; it also won two BAFTAs and three Royal Television Society Awards. He authored 19 books on cooking-related subjects which have sold over eleven million copies worldwide.
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About Jamie Oliver

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27 May 1975

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Westminster Kingsway College

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I could cook from quite an early ageโ€“purely because I liked it. โ€” Jamie Oliver

My general rule is that if everyone knew how to cook fresh produce from their local area, and Monday to Thursday within 20 minutes, you know, there’s millions of recipes out there to be had. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I’ve cooked just about everything really. โ€” Jamie Oliver

That’s not all that hard,’ I tell him. ‘Crack some eggs, fry up some bacon. Boom. Everyone’s fucking Jamie Oliver. โ€” Karina Halle

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My life is really so much based in England. โ€” Jamie Oliver

The best food I’ve ever eaten in my life has come from the poorest communities. โ€” Jamie Oliver

Sugar is the next tobacco, without a doubt, and that industry should be scared. It should be taxed just like tobacco and anything else that can, frankly, destroy lives. โ€” Jamie Oliver

Your child will live a life ten years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we’ve built around them. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I profoundly believe that the power of food has a primal place in our homes that binds us to the best bits of life. โ€” Jamie Oliver

my life is really so much based in england Jamie Oliver quote

Fight the staggering rise of typeโ€“2 diabetes by simply learning to cook healthy fresh foodโ€“it’s fun, and it could save your life! โ€” Jamie Oliver


Real food doesn’t have ingredients, real food is ingredients. โ€” Jamie Oliver

All I ever wanted to do was to make food accessible to everyone; to show that you can make mistakesโ€“I do all the timeโ€“but it doesn’t matter. โ€” Jamie Oliver

From quite an early age I realised the effect that good food can have on others. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I want Americans to enjoy food. I want them to celebrate food. I want them to, on occasions, to have big cakes and great things. And I want them to indulge. โ€” Jamie Oliver

real food doesn t have ingredients real food is ingredients Jamie Oliver quote

Just because the Americans are so good at rattling out accessible and cheap junk food, nobody looks twice when it comes to their food. But there are golden nuggets everywhere. โ€” Jamie Oliver

If you only design menus that are essentially junk or fast food, the whole infrastructure supports junk. โ€” Jamie Oliver

Heads know that failing to invest in good, nutritious food is a false economy and parents won’t tolerate reconstituted turkey being put back on the menu. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I think food culture is always evolving, and there will constantly be people looking both forward and back. That’s what makes it exciting. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I never get tired of talking about food. I do getting tired of fighting governments when they are so clearly not putting the best interest of the children forward. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I wish for everyone to help create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity. โ€” Jamie Oliver

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The whole idea is to earn the flavor. No one gives it to you. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I love roasting because you can give it love, get it in the oven and go and play with the kids or whatever you’ve got to do, and then hours later you’ve got a lovely dinner. โ€” Jamie Oliver

God, why do I give interviews to ‘the Guardian’? They always try to dissect you, and I don’t really think about stuff in the way that you’re asking me these questions. โ€” Jamie Oliver

Give your kids a bloody knife and fork and let me put some fresh food in front of them they can eat. โ€” Jamie Oliver

the whole idea is to earn the flavor no one gives it to you Jamie Oliver quote

Basically, we’re taking a product that would be sold in the cheapest way for dogs, and after this process we can give it to humans. โ€” Jamie Oliver

It’s not the extremes and the treats that are the problem. It’s the everyday. โ€” Jamie Oliver

Inspiring Phrases From Jamie Oliver

Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I’m probably a bit romantic about it, but I think we humans miss having contact with fire. We need it. โ€” Jamie Oliver

Like most of the other teachers, I’d done a bit of teaching and we all think we’re great at what we do, but you realize that normally you have an audience who are all onside, who all want to listen. โ€” Jamie Oliver

I challenge you, to go to any school and open 50 lunchboxes, and I guarantee you there will be one or two cans of Red Bull, there’ll be cold McDonald’s and jam sandwiches with several cakes. โ€” Jamie Oliver

Industry, economy, honesty and kindness form a quartet of virtue that will never be improved upon. โ€” Jamie Oliver

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