78 Facts About Jamie Oliver

1. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular discussions about healthy eating with the chain's UK bosses—including chief executive Paul Pomroy—but does not have a commercial relationship with the company, reports the Press Association.

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2. Mr Jamie Oliver is currently the face of Tesco—after 11 years with rival Sainsbury's—and has recently teamed up with the retailer to establish a cookery school to reduce food waste.

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3. Mr Jamie Oliver has had discussions about healthy eating with UK management—including boss Paul Pomroy—on a regular basis for several years, though he does not have a commercial relationship with the company.

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4. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular discussions about healthy eating with the chain's UK bosses—including chief executive Paul Pomroy—but does not have a commercial relationship with the company, reports the Press Association.

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5. Mr Jamie Oliver is currently the face of Tesco—after 11 years with rival Sainsbury's—and has recently teamed up with the retailer to establish a cookery school to reduce food waste.

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6. Mr Jamie Oliver has had discussions about healthy eating with UK management—including boss Paul Pomroy—on a regular basis for several years, though he does not have a commercial relationship with the company.

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7. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular discussions about healthy eating with the chain's UK bosses—including chief executive Paul Pomroy—but does not have a commercial relationship with the company, reports the Press Association.

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8. Mr Jamie Oliver is currently the face of Tesco—after 11 years with rival Sainsbury's—and has recently teamed up with the retailer to establish a cookery school to reduce food waste.

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9. Mr Jamie Oliver has had discussions about healthy eating with UK management—including boss Paul Pomroy—on a regular basis for several years, though he does not have a commercial relationship with the company.

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10. Jamie Oliver has paid a heartfelt tribute to his friend and colleague Mary Holbrook, who has sadly passed away.

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11. Mr Jamie Oliver is currently the face of Tesco—after 11 years with rival Sainsbury's—and has recently teamed up with the retailer to establish a cookery school to reduce food waste.

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12. Mr Jamie Oliver has had discussions about healthy eating with UK management—including boss Paul Pomroy—on a regular basis for several years, though he does not have a commercial relationship with the company.

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13. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular discussions about healthy eating with the chain's UK bosses—including chief executive Paul Pomroy—but does not have a commercial relationship with the company, reports the Press Association.

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14. Mr Jamie Oliver is currently the face of Tesco—after 11 years with rival Sainsbury's—and has recently teamed up with the retailer to establish a cookery school to reduce food waste.

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15. Mr Jamie Oliver has had discussions about healthy eating with UK management—including boss Paul Pomroy—on a regular basis for several years, though he does not have a commercial relationship with the company.

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16. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular discussions about healthy eating with the chain's UK bosses—including chief executive Paul Pomroy—but does not have a commercial relationship with the company, reports the Press Association.

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17. Mr Jamie Oliver is currently the face of Tesco—after 11 years with rival Sainsbury's—and has recently teamed up with the retailer to establish a cookery school to reduce food waste.

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18. Mr Jamie Oliver has had discussions about healthy eating with UK management—including boss Paul Pomroy—on a regular basis for several years, though he does not have a commercial relationship with the company.

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19. Jamie Oliver is opening 500 deli counters at Shell garages across the UK.

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20. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular discussions about healthy eating with the chain's UK bosses—including chief executive Paul Pomroy—but does not have a commercial relationship with the company, reports the Press Association.

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21. Mr Jamie Oliver is currently the face of Tesco—after 11 years with rival Sainsbury's—and has recently teamed up with the retailer to establish a cookery school to reduce food waste.

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22. Mr Jamie Oliver is no stranger to working with big companies.

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23. Mr Jamie Oliver has previously been a thorn in the company's side.

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24. Mr Jamie Oliver has had discussions about healthy eating with UK management—including boss Paul Pomroy—on a regular basis for several years, though he does not have a commercial relationship with the company.

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25. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular meetings with the fast food giant's most senior UK managers, including chief executive Paul Pomroy, though he doesn't have a commercial relationship with the company.

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26. Mr Jamie Oliver was heavily critical of the company's Olympics sponsorship and launched a campaign to ensure the event's sponsors met nutritional and ethical standards.

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27. Mr Jamie Oliver has had regular discussions about healthy eating with the chain's UK bosses—including chief executive Paul Pomroy—but does not have a commercial relationship with the company, reports the Press Association.

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28. Mr Jamie Oliver said: "I'm really excited to see this new site come to life.

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29. Mr Jamie Oliver said: "I'm really excited to see this new site come to life.

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30. Mr Jamie Oliver said: "I'm really excited to see this new site come to life.

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31. Mr Jamie Oliver said: "I'm really excited to see this new site come to life.

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32. Mr Jamie Oliver said: "I'm really excited to see this new site come to life.

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33. Jamie Oliver revealed on The Marilyn Denis Show that he invented a healthy mac and cheese recipe.

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34. Jamie Oliver is a chef born on May 27, 1975, in Clavering, United Kingdom.

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35. Jamie Oliver was seen spending more than an hour at the Panda Pita pop-up stall in the Carmel Market, where he sampled vegetable-filled pitta street food.

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36. Jamie Oliver performed a new song written by Leigh Haggerwood called Fish Stew which Oliver cooked to and drummed along to at the end of the show.

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37. Jamie Oliver took the audiences by surprise by singing and drumming to a song called Lamb Curry written by his longtime friend Leigh Haggerwood.

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38. Jamie Oliver is a patron of environmental charity Trees for Cities.

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39. Jamie Oliver criticised Sainsbury's CEO Justin King when Oliver slammed the "junk" sold by supermarkets that ends up in the lunchboxes of millions of children.

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40. Jamie Oliver moved to The River Cafe, Fulham, as a sous-chef.

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41. Jamie Oliver left school at the age of sixteen with two GCSE qualifications in Art and Geology and went on to attend Westminster Technical College now Westminster Kingsway College.

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42. Jamie Oliver was born and raised in the village of Clavering.

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43. Jamie Oliver heads to Italy to learn cooking secrets from nonnas.

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44. Jamie Oliver is the second British celebrity chef to appear as a challenger on Iron Chef America, taking on Iron Chef Mario Batali in 2008 in a losing battle with cobia as the theme ingredient.

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45. In July 2010, Jamie Oliver regained the top spot and was named as the most powerful and influential person in the UK hospitality industry .

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46. In 2006, Jamie Oliver dropped to second on the list behind fellow celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.

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47. In December 2009, Jamie Oliver was awarded the 2010 TED Prize for his campaigns to "create change on both the individual and governmental levels" to "bring attention to the changes that the English, and now Americans, need to make in their lifestyles and diet.

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48. Jamie Oliver conceived and established the Fifteen charity restaurant, where he trained disadvantaged young people to work in the hospitality industry.

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49. In February 2017 Jamie Oliver criticised the Red Tractor scheme, saying that he would not feed food so marked to his children.

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50. In 2005 Jamie Oliver was widely criticised by animal rights groups for slaughtering a fully conscious lamb on his TV show, with PETA stating that it showed to the public problems with the methods used within slaughterhouses.

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51. In September 2018 Jamie Oliver created a series of recipes and tips for Tesco and participated in the promotion of the company's food products.

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52. Jamie Oliver was reported to have admitted that he does not use supermarkets.

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53. In 2011 Jamie Oliver set up Barbecoa, a BBQ meat-based restaurant with his friend, American barbecue expert Adam Perry Lang.

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54. In June 2008, Jamie Oliver launched a restaurant called Jamie's Italian, his first high-street business venture, in Oxford, England.

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55. Jamie Oliver hosted Jamie's 15 Minute Meals on Channel 4, which aired for 40 episodes in 2012.

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56. That same year, Jamie Oliver was invited to prepare lunch for the Prime Minister Tony Blair at 10 Downing Street.

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57. In June 2003, Jamie Oliver became a Member of the Order of the British Empire.

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58. Jamie Oliver heads a global food empire worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

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59. Jamie Oliver opens up about his private life: "We don't need any more kids!".

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60. Jamie Oliver says he might not get a say in having another baby.

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61. Jamie Oliver says he has "no more money" to invest in Jamie's Italian after pumping millions of pounds from his own savings to bail out the restaurant chain.

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62. Jamie Oliver admits he has 'no more money' to keep struggling Italian restaurant chain afloat.

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63. Jamie Oliver is back with—no prizes for guessing—another cooking show! The celebrity chef is taking on the delicious and varied cuisines of Italy with the help of the nation's greatest cooks: Italian Nonnas.

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64. Jamie Oliver learns the secrets of Italian Nonnas in Channel 10's new series.

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65. Jamie Oliver takes over a bar to host what he promises to be the ultimate Christmas party.

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66. Jamie Oliver took to the road once more in 2006 on an Australian tour where he performed in Sydney and Melbourne.

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67. Jamie Oliver was one of the judges in the Oprah's Big Give hosted by Oprah Winfrey in the United States in 2008.

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68. On 29 October 2015, Jamie Oliver was listed by UK-based company Richtopia at number 2 in the list of 100 Most Influential British Entrepreneurs.

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69. In 2013, Jamie Oliver was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal College of General Practitioners for his work in tackling childhood obesity by improving the nutritional value of school dinners.

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70. In July 2010, Jamie Oliver regained the top spot and was named as the most powerful and influential person in the UK hospitality industry once again.

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71. Jamie Oliver began a formal campaign to ban unhealthy food in British schools and to get children eating nutritious food instead.

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72. In 2014 Jamie Oliver became the culinary face of Woolworths Supermarkets.

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73. In 2005 Jamie Oliver embarked upon his school dinners campaign to improve the quality of food fed to pupils in schools.

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74. Jamie Oliver markets a line of non-stick pans and cookware for Tefal and has appeared in Australian television commercials for Yalumba wines, using Del Boy's catchphrase of "Lovely Jubbly".

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75. From June 2000, Jamie Oliver became the public face of the Sainsbury's supermarket chain in the UK, appearing on television and radio advertisements and in-store promotional material.

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76. In 2005, Jamie Oliver initiated a campaign originally called Feed Me Better to move British schoolchildren towards eating healthy foods and cutting out junk food.

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77. In June 2003, Jamie Oliver was awarded an MBE for his services to the hospitality industry.

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78. Jamie Oliver moved to The River Cafe, Fulham, as a sous chef.

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