Alan Coxon has established a reputation as one of the world’s favourite TV chefs and presenters, with exceptional culinary talent and an unparalleled knowledge for the earliest origins of world cuisine. His dishes have the rare quality of being both stunning, yet easy to recreate at home.
With a fun, approachable and interactive style, Alan is recognised as a leader in his field, and a highly-respected player by both the world of TV media and by his peers in the food industry.
With three exciting cookbooks, a new range of historic vinaigres and spices, and numerous radio, magazine and live appearances also to his name, Alan has cemented his place among cookery’s broadcasting elite.
With hundreds of worldwide TV credits to his name, Alan Coxon is one of the most experienced presenters in the industry. His two series of BBC2’s ‘Ever Wondered About Food’ averaged 1.3 million viewers and gave a fascinating insight into the historical roots of world cuisine. ‘Coxon’s Sporting Feast’ and ‘Coxon’s Royal Feast’ (BBC Food / DSTV / Worldwide) gave Alan a chance to explore the lives and kitchens of world sporting heroes such Francois Pienaar and Alan Donald, and royalty such as His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelethini. More recently, Alan has been going ‘Head To Head’ (Sky, Channel 287) with Toyah Wilcox, Richard Orford and Paul Bloxham, looking at culture, regional cuisine and property investment around the world. Alan’s BBC TV shows are screened in over 80 countries across the globe.
Radio and Magazines
Heavily involved across the media spectrum, Alan Coxon regularly does features and interviews on the radio, including his spot as the ‘Food Doctor’ on BBC Hereford and Worcester Radio.
A favourite with lifestyle magazines, Alan writes monthly features for Worcestershire Life, Staffordshire Life, Utopia Kitchen & Bathroom Magazine, and also Vale & Cotswolds Magazine. He has also been featured in numerous newspapers throughout the world.
Alan writes monthly food and travel features for the following regional and national magazines
The Worcestershire Life Magazine
Staffordshire Life magazine
Reflective image magazine
Vale and Cotswold magazine
Member of International Writers Travel Alliance
Alan's three cookbooks, including the award-nominated 'Ready In Minutes', are a must-have for any kitchen. Look out for new book 'Coxon's Little Book Of Christmas' in October 2008. Click here for more details.
Alan’s three cookbooks, including the award-nominated ‘Ready In Minutes’, are a must-have for any kitchen. Look out for new book ‘Coxon’s Little Book Of Christmas’ in October 2008.
Alan Coxon’s Historic Vinaigre Range
Alan Coxon's Historic Vinaigres have now been launched globally, recreating a taste of the past in kitchens of the future. Click here for more details of this enticing range.
Alan has comprehensive experience in all areas of the catering industry, including the world’s top hotels and restaurants. Starting at the 5-star Loews Hotel, Monte Carlo, Alan worked his way up to Head Chef Position at Newport Bay, Paris, the largest 4-star hotel in Europe, managing 60 chefs and catering for 3000 people every day. As Head Chef at Woodfords Restaurant / Top Table Restaurant in the Isle of Man, Alan led the restaurant towards its first Michelin star.
Alan is a member of the Academy of Culinary Arts
Association Culinaire Francaise
Member of the Craft Guild of Chefs
Holder of the Palmes Culinaire
Member of the HCIMA
Member of the Guild of Food Writers
Member of the Guild of Fine Foods
Member of the Heart of England Fine foods
Member of the Foods from Britain
Alan has cooked for Five Time Gold Medallist at the The International Salon Culinaires and Holder of the Palmes Culinaire, Alan Coxon has cooked for HRH Prince Charles, former Prime Minister John Major, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly and a host of royalty, dignitaries and celebrities all over the world.