Yotam Ottolenghi Bio | Wiki
Yotam Ottolenghi is a well-known Israeli-born British chef, restaurateur, and food writer. He is the co-owner of seven delis and restaurants in London. Ottolenghi has hosted three tv shows Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast, Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Island Feast, and Jerusalem on a Plate. In addition, he has authored several bestselling cookery books.
Yotam Ottolenghi Age
He was born on December 14, 1968, in Jerusalem, Israel. Ottolenghi is 54 years old.
Yotam Ottolenghi Height
He is a man of average stature. Ottolenghi stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m).
Yotam Ottolenghi Family
He was born to his supportive parents in Jerusalem, Israel. Ottolenghi is the son of Michael Ottolenghi, a chemistry professor at Hebrew University, and Ruth Ottolenghi, a high school principal. He is of Italian-Jewish and German-Jewish descent. He grew up in Ramat Denya, Jerusalem with his older sister Tirza Florentin and young brother Yiftach.
Yiftach was killed by friendly fire in 1992 during his military service. His name is the Italian Italianised form of Ettlingen, a town in Baden-Württemberg from which Jews were expelled in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Yotam Ottolenghi Partner
He married his loving partner Karl Allen in 2012. Kral and Ottolenghi met in 2000. They are parents of two sons Max born in 2013 and Flynn born in 2015. Ottolenghi came out as a gay father in 2013.
Yotam Ottolenghi Education
He studied at the Adi Lautman Interdisciplinary Programme for Outstanding Students of Tel Aviv University. Ottolenghi graduated with a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree in comparative literature in 1997. His thesis was on the philosophy of the photographic image. He worked as a night copy editor for Haaretz while working on his thesis. Later, he studied French pastry cooking at Le Cordon Bleu relocating to London.
Yotam Ottolenghi Cookbooks
He has authored several books including
- Ottolenghi: The Cookbook in 2008
- Plenty in 2010
- Jerusalem in 2012Ottolenghi Flavour in 2020 with Ixta Belfrage
- Plenty More in 2014
- NOPI in 2015 along with Ramael Scully
- Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi in 2017alog with Helen Goh
- Ottolenghi Simple in 2018
- Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love in 2021 along with Noor Murad
Yotam Ottolenghi Recipes
As a cook, he has shared some of his amazing recipes. They include:
- Bridget Jones’s Pan-Fried Salmon with Pine Nut Salsa
- Peach, Rosemary, and Lime Galette
- Slow-cooked chicken with a crisp crust
- Mushroom and herb polenta
- Pork Belly Banh
- Paella with Soller Prawns and Grilled vegetables
- Seared beef with cucumber and seaweed
- Fried Tomatoes with goat curd
Yotam Ottolenghi Plenty | Cookbook | Book
He authored his cookbook Plenty on April 29, 2010. In his book, he puts a spotlight on vegetarian restaurant-caliber recipes that every home cook can make. Also, he accompanies his recipe with a vibrant photo. Further, the book contains 288 pages available at Kindle Store at $9.80 and at Barnes & Noble at $20.99.
Yotam Ottolenghi Restaurants
His current restaurants include:
- ROVI, Fitzrovia, London, England launched in 2018–present
- Ottolenghi Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London, England since 2015–present
- Ottolenghi Chelsea, Chelsea, London, England since 2022–present
- NOPI, Soho London, England since 2011–present
- Ottolenghi Islington, Islington, London, England since 2007–present
- Ottolenghi Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London, England since 2002–present
- Ottolenghi Marylebone, Marylebone, London, England since 2021–present
Previous restaurants include:
- Ottolenghi Kensington, Kensington, London, England from 2005 to 2013
- Ottolenghi Belgravia, Belgravia, London, England from 2012 to 2021
Yotam Ottolenghi Chef
He served as a pastry chef at three London restaurants Launceston Place in Kensington New Town, the Michelin-starred Capital Restaurant, and Kensington Place. Ottolenghi later became head pastry chef at the artisanal pastry shop Baker and Spice in 1999. While working, he met the Palestinian chef Sami Tamimi, who grew up in Jerusalem’s Old City. The two founded the eponymous delicatessen Ottolenghi in the Notting Hill district of London in 2002.
His brand expanded due to its inventive dishes, characterized by the foregrounding of vegetables, and unorthodox flavor combinations. It had three more delis in Islington, Marylebone, and Chelsea.
He began writing a weekly column for The Guardian titled “The New Vegetarian,” in 2006. Although he is not a vegetarian and has sometimes noted where a vegetable-centric recipe would pair well with a particular cut of meat. Further, he hosted three television specials Jerusalem on a Plate, Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast, and Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Island Feast. In addition, she served as a guest judge on the ninth and eleventh seasons of the cooking game show Masterchef Australia in 2017.
Yotam Ottolenghi Net Worth
His successful career as a chef, restaurateur, and food writer has been his main source of attaining his fortune. Ottolenghi’s net worth is $30 Million.
How Old Is Yotam Ottolenghi
Ottolenghi is 54 years old born on December 14, 1968, in Jerusalem, Israel
Who Is Yotam Ottolenghi
Ottolenghi is a well-known Israeli-born British chef, restaurateur, and food writer. He is the co-owner of seven delis and restaurants in London. Ottolenghi has hosted three tv shows Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast, Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Island Feast, and Jerusalem on a Plate. In addition, he has authored several bestselling cookery books.
How Much Is Yotam Ottolenghi Worth
He has attained an estimated net worth of $30 Million from his successful career as a chef, restaurateur, and food writer.
Ottolenghi’s Social Media Account
Twitter – @ottolenghi
Instagram – ottolenghi