Rick Stein is a well-loved and respected chef, TV presenter and author who has produced an array of award-winning books and television series. All of his books and programmes show a commitment to good quality produce, sustainable fishing and good husbandry. He owns four restaurants, a delicatessen, a patisserie, a seafood cookery school and forty guest bedrooms in the small fishing port of Padstow, Cornwall. In 2003, he was awarded an OBE for services to West Country Tourism. He divides his time between Padstow and Australia, which he regards as his second home.