Over the last 30 years, Haworth has helped rewrite the history of English cuisine by preserving its authenticity and connection to its roots, similar to the way he traced his own journey.
After his studies, he spent time in London, Scotland and Switzerland before returning to the UK to take over the Northcote Manor kitchen in 1984, a country house hotel that has since transformed into a pilgrimage destination for foodies. Recognition came in 1995 with the Egon Ronay Chef of the Year award and, the following year, his first Michelin star, which he still maintains today.
He became a regular presence on the BBC, where he transitioned from competitor to one of the show’s most charismatic judges - Masterchef and Saturday Kitchen. Today, he heads Northcote Manor’s holding company, continues to be an ambassador for the region and, since 2001, has organized the annual Obsession festival, a gastronomic event renowned across Europe.