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Naked Chef Cooks Up A Storm



World renowned Naked Chef, Jamie Oliver will give one of only two cooking demonstrations when he is in Auckland as part of his nationwide tour 7-14th May.

The event which will be hosted by Kerre Woodham will take place at Sky City Theatre from 6pm on Sunday 7th May and includes well known food writer Annabelle White, and Musical Knives Restaurant Chef and former cook for Madonna, Peter Chaplin.

Tickets will be available from Tuesday April 18 through Ticketek. Public are encouraged to buy their tickets early. The cooking demonstration Jamie Oliver will give in the Hawkes Bay sold out in an hour.

Penguin Books NZ are bringing Jamie Oliver to New Zealand to promote his best selling book, The Naked Chef. The tour will take him to Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin for a series of book signings and events.

"Jamie's visit is a fantastic coup for New Zealand. With the level of interest received, I anticipate his tour will be a tremendous and sell-out success," says Penguin Books NZ Managing Director, Tony Harkins.

The Naked Chef has sold half a million copies world-wide and is currently number one on the Booksellers NZ bestsellers list.

In April 1999, at only 23 years old, this British chef achieved celebrity status with his own BBC TV series and the publication of his first book. The BBC series was screened in New Zealand by TVNZ to huge acclaim in January this year.

The Return of The Naked Chef, Jamie's second book will be released in early May to coincide with his tour.

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