Rose Gray


Born
in Bedford, England, The United Kingdom
January 28, 1939

Died
February 28, 2010

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Rose Gray was a British chef and cookery writer, who set up (with Ruth Rogers) The River Café in 1987. She won a Michelin star for this in 1998. It was here that the talents of Jamie Oliver were first spotted. She had a profound influence on a generation of celebrity chefs, including Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, the latter stating that she had had more influence on him than any other person he had worked with. She wrote a series of cookery books and presented a programme for Channel Four.

Born as Clemency Anne Rose Swann in Bedford, just before her birth, her father, Clement Nelson Swann, and a sibling were killed in a domestic fire. She was brought up in Scotland and Surrey. Her mother, Elizabeth Anne Lawrence, settled in Guildfo
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The River Cafe Cookbook

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River Cafe Cookbook Easy

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River Cafe Cook Book Green

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Italian Easy: Recipes from ...

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River Cafe Cook Book 2

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Italian Two Easy: Simple Re...

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The River Cafe Classic Ital...

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River Cafe Two Easy

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The Cafe Cookbook: Recipes ...

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River Cafe Italian Kitchen:...

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