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Ainsley Harriott

Ainsley Harriott

United Kingdom

Age: 67

Born: 28 Feb, 1957

Known for

TV Series Starring Ainsley Harriott

Ainsley's Taste Of MaltaAinsley's Taste Of Malta
ITV, 2024 Running | Travel, Cooking/Food, Documentary

Culinary travel series hosted by chef Ainsley Herriot. Go off the beaten track as our foodie explores the hidden gems, spellbinding sights and delicious dishes of Malta.

Ainsley's National Trust Cook OffAinsley's National Trust Cook Off
ITV, 2024 Running | Cooking/Food, Reality, Nature

Ainsley and his chef friends cook al fresco in the walled kitchen gardens of the UK's finest National Trust stately homes. In each episode, Ainsley Harriott is joined by two guest chefs in the kitchen gardens of the historic estates who he will challenge to create and cook recipes using the bounty of the garden in an attempt to win the accolade of 'Dish of the Day' whilst celebrating the abundance and beauty of fresh British produce grown by the Trust's team of staff and volunteers. Alongside the fun of outdoor cooking and friendly competition, Ainsley meets the staff and volunteers of the Trust, and finds out about the work they do to maintain the gardens and estates - picking up handy gardening tips along the way.

Best of Britain by the SeaBest of Britain by the Sea
MORE4, 2022 On Hiatus | Travel, Cooking/Food, Documentary

Ainsley Harriott and Grace Dent explore some of the best seaside destinations and dishes the British Isles has to offer.

Ainsley's Good Mood FoodAinsley's Good Mood Food
Really, 2021 On Hiatus | Cooking/Food, Reality

Join chef Ainsley Harriot in a celebration of delicious food that really boosts your mood. Ainsley will be cooking in his own happy places, in his kitchen and on the beach - he'll be showcasing some of the fabulous flavours, incredible ingredients, and marvellous methods that go into meals that simply make you smile!

Ainsley's Mediterranean CookbookAinsley's Mediterranean Cookbook
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, Cooking/Food, Reality, Documentary

Ainsley Harriott embarks on a journey across the Mediterranean on a 44ft catamaran, preparing a variety of delicious recipes along the way.

Ainsley's Food We LoveAinsley's Food We Love
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Cooking/Food, Reality, Documentary

Chef Ainsley Harriott is back on our screens to delight us with the family favourites we've forgotten mean so much. Anchored by Ainsley in the studio, the series features breakfast, lunch and dinner suggestions, as well as snacks and sweet treats. It could be a dish we don't see much of anymore, or one that is frequently on dining tables up and down the land: it's just waiting for the Ainsley twist! Additionally, Ainsley will reach out to his top chef mates across the country, who will be creating delicious meals in their own kitchens.  Plus, Ainsley is joined by guests who will reminisce about their favourite meals and foodie treats, talk about what food means to them, and share a recipe that Ainsley will cook in the studio with them. 

Ainsley's Caribbean KitchenAinsley's Caribbean Kitchen
ITV, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Cooking/Food

Ainsley Harriott takes a trip across the Caribbean visiting the islands that have inspired his cooking from an early age. Stopping off at Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, St Lucia, Dominica and Antigua, Ainsley takes viewers on a journey through the tropical climates, exotic food and charming characters that make each island in the Caribbean unique.

Ainsley's Australian Market MenuAinsley's Australian Market Menu
SBS, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, Cooking/Food, Reality, Documentary

Ainsley's Australian Market Menu sees Ainsley Harriott traversing Australia on a fun-filled food adventure through some of Australia's most diverse and colourful produce markets.

Costa Del CelebrityCosta Del Celebrity
Channel 5, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Reality

Five famous friends travel to Spain to sample life on the Costa Blanca. Anne Diamond reunites with old presenting colleague Nick Owen and chef Ainsley Harriott. They are joined by politician's wife and TV personality Christine Hamilton, and 'Allo 'Allo actress Vicki Michelle.

Ainsley Harriott's Street FoodAinsley Harriott's Street Food
MORE4, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Cooking/Food, Lifestyle, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

This is a cookery series which follows Chef Ainsley who is on a mission to discover new street food experiences from around the world and then recreate his newly found recipes. Focus is more on the location, culture, and food than on watching him cook.

Len and Ainsley's Big Food AdventureLen and Ainsley's Big Food Adventure
BBC One, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Cooking/Food, Reality

Strictly Come Dancing star Len Goodman enjoys his food - but the food he loves is good, old-fashioned grub like his Nan used to make. Whilst the rest of the country's palates have rapidly broadened over the last few decades - taking on exciting new flavours, recipes and cooking techniques - Len's taste buds have stayed firmly in the realms of the past. He's never tried curry, eaten spaghetti and even pizza seems exotic. Ever since he used a pancake to wipe his face, his family said enough was enough. In this series, Len needs to give his old-fashioned palate a wake-up call, but with so much choice out there, he doesn't know where to start...Enter loveable top chef Ainsley Harriott. Ainsley is going to act as Len's guide and mentor, as Len embarks on a culinary road-trip around Britain. The two chums will travel in a special street food van, to discover the foods Len's been missing out on. Together Len and Ainsley will seek out Britain's most vibrant multi-cultural communities, where they'll meet everyone from restaurateurs to street-food vendors to discover their best-loved dishes. Centered on a different area in each episode, the series is packed with fascinating food content and reveals the social history behind these vibrant locations.

Saturday KitchenSaturday Kitchen
BBC One, 2008 Running | Cooking/Food, Reality

Saturday Kitchen Live is a 90 minute cookery programme, which is broadcast live on BBC One on Saturday mornings. Since 2016 it is currently presented by a variety of hosts with the most common presented being Matt Tebbut; previous presenters have included James Martin (2006-2016), Antony Worrall Thompson and Gregg Wallace. Each week a celebrity guest will be in the Studio with a variety of Chefs cooking some delicious food for them to enjoy, each dish is paired up with wine (or another drink) which features a visit to a Supermarket in a different location across the country. Furthermore the Chefs normally compete in an Omelette Challenge and the main Celebrity guest will get their idea of Food Heaven or Food Hell cooked for them at the end of the show. The programme also features a variety of different cooking segments from various TV programmes from the BBC Archives with common appearances from The Hairy Bikers, Rick Stein, Keith Floyd, Nigella and many more. The programme is currently produced by Cactus TV and has a sister show "Saturday Kitchen Best bites" which features a look back at some of the best moments of Saturday Kitchen with other clips from the BBC Archives included, as well as several "Spin Offs" including Christmas Kitchen, Spring Kitchen with Tom Kerridge and Kitchen Garden Live with The Hairy Bikers. The programme has also aired on RTÉ One in Ireland on Saturday mornings, the episodes shown are several months old.

Children in NeedChildren in Need
BBC One, 1980 Running | Family, Variety
Rating: 3/5

Children in Need provide grants to projects in the UK which focus on children and young people who are disadvantaged. We are local to people in all corners of the UK and support small and large organizations which empower children and extend their life choices. The BBC Children in Need Appeal Night takes place every year in November. The Appeal show is a whole evening of entertainment on BBC One with celebrities singing, dancing, and doing all sorts of crazy things to help raise money.