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Our new patron: Rick Stein

Rick Stein

Rick Stein CBE is a British chef, restaurateur, cookery book author and television presenter. He has written over 25 cookery books, a memoir and made over 30 programmes, including 12 cookery series. In 2018 Rick was awarded a CBE for Services to the Economy.

In the 1960s, Malcolm and Isobel Arnold came to live in Cornwall. They were friends of Rick Stein’s parents, and the young Rick Stein got to know Malcolm very well.

Rick Stein often used Malcolm Arnold’s music in his programmes about Cornwall. Most recently, he even featured the composer in one of his programmes.

Rick has been a member of the Malcolm Arnold Society for many years and has now agreed to become our latest patron.

And Malcolm, as far as I’m concerned, was a genius.

Rick Stein