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Rick Stein

(1947-), Chef, restaurateur and broadcaster

Sitter in 2 portraits
Christopher Richard Stein was born on a farm in Oxfordshire and educated at New College, Oxford before opening The Seafood Restaurant in Cornwall in 1975. His books including Rick Stein's Taste of the Sea (1995) and television programmes have made him a household name. Awarded an OBE in January 2003 honours list for his services to tourism in South West England.

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Rick Stein, by Barry Marsden - NPG P718(29)

Rick Stein

by Barry Marsden
colour transparency, 1998
NPG P718(29)

Rick Stein, by Barry Marsden - NPG x88418

Rick Stein

by Barry Marsden
bromide print, 22 September 1998
NPG x88418

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