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Italian Celebrity Chef

As a booking agent for Aldo Zilli we can arrange for Aldo Zilli to appear at you event. Aldo Zilli is an Italian Chef now residing in the UK. Aldo Zilli has carved out a name for himself as a top restauranteur, chef who specialises in seafood, vegetarian and Italian cuisine. Zilli appears regularly on television as chef and presenter. Aldo has written eight cookery books and two autobiographies.

Aldo Zilli was born in Abruzzo in Italy and found a love for cooking learning from his mother, this only grew when he attended catering college and soon his path to becoming a chef was set in stone. Years later Aldo Zilli would be recognised as the founder of his own group of restaurants, an array of dynamic and unique styles which were named Zilli Fish, Zilli Green, Signor Zilli, Zilli Bar and Zilli Café. Zilli Fish in particular was considered one of the most popular fish restaurants in Soho, with many hoping to dine out at the establishment before or after their theatre trip.

In 2012, Aldo Zilli re-focused his attention outside of the kitchen and decided to pursue other projects. He has leant his cookery wisdom to a diverse range of brands, including Philadelphia and TUI Airways, as a chef consultant. Aldo Zilli has also worked with restaurant chain Prezzo, creating his own range of pizzas called V.I.Pizzas that were a big hit. The popularity of his creation also led to him working with Morrison’s Supermarket where he created 8 products that are sold in their stores nationwide.

With an undeniable charisma and talent, it was only natural Aldo Zilli would appear on television as both a chef and presenter, sharing his expertise with viewers on an extensive range of shows. These include This Morning, Lorraine, The One Show, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and Ready Steady Cook alongside many more. In 2011, Aldo Zilli helped the homeless in the primetime ITV documentary Home is Where the Heart Is, where he welcomed a homeless man into his house for two weeks. In addition, Aldo Zilli also went on a foodie adventure across Sicily with fellow chef Enzo Oliveri, where they cooked an array of dishes at some prominent destinations such as Mount Etna.

Aldo Zilli’s talents don’t just stop with food, he has also won over audiences on the Celebrity X Factor where he got to the final stages of the competition, and shown his commitment and dedication to a goal on Celebrity Fit Club. This found him a new legion of fans who enjoyed his sparkling personality as well as inspired a new love of health and fitness in the celebrity chef.

The accomplished chef has also written a number of books including two autobiographies called My Italian Country Childhood and Being Zilli. Aldo Zilli’s cookbooks contain a variety of delicious Italian and vegetarian recipes that have delighted readers and even found him a spot on the Telegraph’s Top Ten Cookery Books for his book ‘Fresh and Green’. He also has written for a collection of various publications, including a column for the Daily Express’ Saturday magazine and each Sunday for The Sun.

More recently, Aldo Zilli has worked with the San Carlo Group as Chef Consilere, bringing his passion and experience to the restaurant group as he helps to create new menus and give his expertise. Aldo Zilli is presently a Patron for the charity Bowel Cancer UK.

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