Legendary chef and restauranteur who has been called "the godfather of Italian gastronomy." The late chef starred on the BBC Two series Two Greedy Italians. He also penned nearly two dozen cookbooks throughout his five decade long career and became the head of his own Italian food shop chain Carluccio's.
He worked for more than a decade as a wine merchant in Germany before eventually becoming a restaurant manager in the 1980s.
In 2012, he earned the AA Lifetime Achievement Award and released his autobiography, A Recipe for Life.
He was married twice before he married Priscilla Conran. The two were married from 1980 until 2008. He passed away in 2017 after a fall in his home.
He cohosted Two Greedy Italians alongside Gennaro Contaldo.