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Prue Leith is a restaurateur, caterer, TV cook, broadcaster and cookery writer. In 1969 she opened Leith’s, her famous Michelin starred restaurant. In 1975 she founded Leiths School of Food and Wine which trains amateur and professional chefs. She has been a cookery editor and food columnist for the Daily Mail, Sunday Express, The Guardian and The Mirror. Leith has received many honours including the Veuve Cliquot Business Woman of the Year in 1990 and eleven honorary degrees or fellowships from UK universities. She was awarded an OBE in 1989 and a CBE in the 2010 Birthday Honours. She has recently released her memoir, Relish; My Life on a Plate.