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Paul Hollywood has developed himself as a chef from working in his family bakery to one of the most accomplished and renowned TV personalities and celebrity chefs. Growing up on the East coast of England, Paul discovered a passion for baking at a young age and went on to realise that he would make a life long career around it. Growing in skill, Paul became the lead baker in some of the most esteemed hotels in England including the Cliveden, The Dorchester and the Chester Grovesnor, at this time; Paul was soon acknowledged by the baking industry as one of the best rising talents.
Paul made his debut as a celebrity on the Carlton Good Food network, in two series of Taste alongside James Martin. Hollywood’s onscreen persona and expertise skyrocketed Paul to become one of the most popular celebrity chefs and desirable TV personalities available for hire.
Paul soon became a baking superstar when he began the role of co-judge on the top BBC show The Great British Bake Off in 2010. He is mostly considered to be the Simon Cowell of the baking world with his straight talking and honest judging approach, which has made him a very popular host with a very respected verdict. The sparks that fly between Hollywood and his fellow host Mary Berry makes them one of the most beloved judging duets today.
Hollywood has enjoyed being a TV presenter on his own shows as well as a celebrity chef. In 2013, he presented Paul Hollywood’s Bread on BBC Two, giving his viewers the skills and confidence to try new things when doing work in the kitchen. Hollywood also starred in his BBC One series Paul Hollywood’s Pies and Puds, showing his ample ability to offer more than just baked goods and treats.
Paul has been the keynote guest speaker at a number of food festivals, including the Cumbrian Food Festival, the Cake and Bake Show in London and the BBC Good Food Show. Pauls professionalism and amazing abilities to interact with a crowd makes him the perfect man to guest speak at your event or event perform a cooking demonstration for you and your guests.
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