Celebrity Best Home Cook: Is judge Angela Hartnett married and who is her husband?

The BBC series is a big hit with viewers

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Angela Hartnett has become a fan favourite on Celebrity Best Home Cook.

Her judging style has gone down a treat with viewers at home.

But how did the TV chef get her big break?

Angela Hartnett is a judge on Celebrity Best Home Cook (Credit: BBC)

Who is Angela Hartnett does she have a husband?

Angela Hartnett was born in Canterbury in September 5, 1968.

She worked as an au pair before she discovered her passion for cooking.

Her big break in the industry came when she bagged herself a job at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant, Aubergine.

In the 2007 New Year Honours, she was awarded an MBE for Services to the Hospitality Industry.

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Angela Hartnett is married to her husband, fellow chef Neil Borthwick.

He’s currently the head chef of Angela’s restaurant Merchant Tavern.

However, apparently business and pleasure doesn’t always mix.

Angela previously said: “He’s a brilliant cook and he’s got a great palate, but he’s messy and it drives me insane at home.”

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Viewers are loving this year’s series (Credit: BBC)

What TV show’s has Angela starred in?

Angela has made a name for herself appearing on numerous cooking shows throughout her career.

She’s been seen on both Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef UK in the past.

But her talents don’t just lie in being a TV chef. Angela has also dabbled in presenting.

She hosted Tomorrow’s Food with Dara O Briain, Chris Bavin and Dr Shini Somara.

Angela also appears in Remarkable Places to Eat alongside First Dates’ Fred Sirieix.

Her biggest TV role to date came last year when she joined Mary Berry as a judge on BBC series Best Home Cook.

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Fans love Angela’s judging style (Credit: BBC)

Angela hits out at Britain’s food culture

Angela hit out at the UK’s relationship with food in 2019.

She argued that people no longer have the time to take pride in the meals they cook.

“Our food culture is about money. People who have money can afford good food in this country,” she told BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs.

“When you haven’t got any money [and] you’re living on a low income, to patronise and sit there and say, ‘You’ve got to have an organic chicken’ is wrong.

“People don’t have the time to shop and the time to cook. Everyone says we’re a more unhealthy nation than ever and yet we’re not doing anything about it.”

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