Jun Tanaka – Celebrity Chef | UK
Jun Tanaka is available to book for a variety of events – we work in direct association with his representative as a booking agent for Jun Tanaka.
Jun Tanaka has over two decades of work experience at some of the top London restaurants. His most recent job was that of an Executive chef at the Pearl restaurant where he helped them earn 3AA rosettes and thereby established an outstanding reputation for contemporary French Cuisine.
Before he became the executive chef at the Pearl he worked with some of the top chefs in London and learned the art of French cooking. He worked in seven different Michelin starred restaurants, with big names like Michel Roux Jnr, Marco Pierre White and Philip Howard.
Jun Tanaka has presented a series called “Cooking” on Channel 4 in the year 2006 and has also made several appearances on different channels and shows like “Market Kitchen” on UK TV and “Saturday Kitchen” on BBC1. He has also appeared on shows like “Country Show Cook Off” on BBC2 and “Chefs” on BBC1 as well as “Chopped Champions” on the Food Network in the US . Apart from his TV appearances Jun was also published a book called “Simple to Sensational”.
Tanaka is now working on opening his own restaurant which is due to open by the end of the year.
Jun Tanaka’s Television Appearances:
Chefs, Guest chef, BBC1, 2013
Country Show Cook off, Guest chef, BBC2, 2013
Food and Drink, Guest chef, BBC2, 2013
Chopped Champions, Competitor, Food Network US, 2013
Food Network UK, Guest Chef, 2011- present
Saturday Kitchen, Guest chef, BBC 1, 2007 – present
Drop Down Menu, Guest chef, Channel 4, 2011
Chopped, Winner, Food Network US, 2011
Ten Mile Menu, Guest chef, ITV, 2010
Masterchef, Guest appearance, BBC 2 2009 – 2012
E’numbers, Guest appearance, BBC 2, 2010
Celebrity Pressure Cooker, Guest chef, ITV, 2010
Market Kitchen, Presenter, UKTV, 2008
Market Kitchen, Guest chef, UKTV, 2007 – 2008
Food Poker, Guest chef, BBC 2, 2007
Great Food Live, Guest chef, UKTV, 2006 – 2007
Daily Cooks, Guest chef, ITV, 2006 – 2009
Saturday Cooks, Guest chef, 2007
Cooking It, 6 x 30 mins series, Presenter, 2006
Jun Tanaka’s Books:
Simple to Sensational, published 2009 by Simon and Schuster
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