Gary Rhodes

British chef

Gary Rhodes, OBE[1] (22 April 1960 – 26 November 2019) was a British restaurateur and television chef. He was known for his love of British cuisine. He appeared on MasterChef, MasterChef USA, Hell's Kitchen, and his own series, Rhodes Around Britain.

Gary Rhodes
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Rhodes in June 2006
Born(1960-04-22)22 April 1960
Died26 November 2019(2019-11-26) (aged 59)
Spouse(s)Jennie Rhodes (m. 1989)
Culinary career
Cooking styleBritish cuisine

In 2006 he competed to represent the South of England in the BBC's Great British Menu, but lost to Atul Kochhar.

Rhodes also had his own line of cookware and bread mixes.[2] Rhodes went on to feature in the ITV1 programme Saturday Cooks, as well as the UKTV Food show Local Food Hero.

Rhodes died on 26 November 2019 in Dubai at the age of 59.[3] The cause of death was subdural haematoma.[4]


  1. "No. 58014". The London Gazette. 17 June 2006. p. 10.
  2. "Gary Rhodes Cookware Launch And Photocall Stock Photos and Pictures | Getty Images". Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  3. Channon, Max (27 November 2019). "Gary Rhodes dies in Dubai aged 59". Plymouth Herald.
  4. Gary Rhodes died from head injury, family confirms