Contact Us

Home » Speakers » Raymond Blanc

Fees:

*Fees are a guide only. Exact cost will be dependent on requirements and are subject to change.

Raymond Blanc

Raymond Blanc is a Celebrity chef, acknowledged as one of the finest chefs in the world. His exquisite cooking has received national and international guide to culinary excellence.

Enquire

About Raymond Blanc

Raymond Blanc is a completely self-taught chef and one of the most influential and respected celebrity chefs in the world. Raymond’s story of growing his business empire is built on foundations of hard work, excellent delivery of cuisine and exemplary customer service.

Biography

Raymond Blanc is acknowledged as one of the finest chefs in the world. Born in Besancon, France in 1949, his exquisite cooking has received national and international guide to culinary excellence. He arrived in England in 1972 to work as a waiter at the Rose Revived Restaurant near Witney.

When the chef became ill, he took over and two years later, the restaurant gained entry into the Michelin Guide. At the age of 28, Raymond Blanc opened his first restaurant, ‘Les Quat’ Saisons` in Summertown, Oxford. After just one year, the restaurant was named Egon Ronay Restaurant of the Year and a host of other accolades including Michelin Stars and Pestle & Mortar awards followed.

It was in 1984, however, that he fulfilled a personal vision, creating an hotel and restaurant in harmony when he opened ‘Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons’ in Great Milton, Oxford. Le Manoir is the only country house hotel in the UK which has achieved two Michelin Stars for a total of 18 years and sustained the Relais and Chateaux Purple Shield.  Raymond has written a selection of best sellers, including ‘Cooking for Friends’, ‘A Blanc Christmas’, ‘Recipes from Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons’ and ‘Blanc Vite’.

He has made numerous TV appearances and co-presented ‘Kew On a Plate’ (BBC) with Kate Humble in 2015. Raymond’s second series of ‘Simply Raymond Blanc’ began airing on ITV early 2022.

Booking Information

Raymond Blanc News

You may also like

Andrew McMillan

Employee engagement, customer experience and leadership specialist

Danny Crates

Gold medal winning Paralympian and voted one of the Top 5 Motivational speakers in the world.

Julie MacDonald

News Anchor and Documentary Presenter

Sally Gunnell

World record holder for the 400m hurdles

Nick Wheeler

Founder and Managing Director of Charles Tyrwhitt

Jasmine Birtles

TV and radio presenter and financial expert

Simon Jack

BBC Business Editor

Ed Bussey

Serial tech entrepreneur, adventurer and CEO of Oxford Science Enterprises

Alex Hunter

Branding and customer service expert and the former Head of Online Marketing for the Virgin Group

Shirley Ballas

Head judge on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing

We would love to hear from you

Enquire here

Please don't hesitate to get in touch today and one of our experienced agents will get back to you.

Contact Form [CTA]

The Speakers Agency
Steven Bartlett, entrepreneur and keynote speaker
Browse By

Name

Helen Lederer, comedian, awards host and actress who is best known for starring in Ab Fab.
Browse By

Annual Events

Simon Reeve, adventurer and after dinner speaker
Browse By

Category

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu, diversity campaigner, keynote speaker and human rights activist
Browse By

Topic

Proudly Supporting
An image of the logo of Child Bereavement UK, the chosen charity supported by The Speakers Agency
Read More About Our Support

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Our former Managing Director Sylvia Tidy-Harris is one of their national Ambassadors and we are proud to support this great charity.

Stay In Touch

To stay up to date with the latest news and developments at The Speakers Agency please subscribe with your email below.