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About Theo

Theo is a chef, presenter and award winning author specialising in Greek Cypriot Mediterranean food and family focused recipes.

Theo, named by the media as the ‘UK’s home economist’ during March 2020 lockdown helped keep kids busy hosting 36 live kids cookalongs over 12 weeks with huge media coverage being one of the first to host live cookalongs. All recipes from his shows are in his Kids Lockdown Cookbook.

Theo’s latest cookbook ‘Rustica – Mediterranean village food’ came out in September 2020 and he is currently working on his sixth cookbook due out spring/summer 2021. His previous books include; ‘SHARE’ (stocked in Tescos), ‘Orexi! – feasting at the modern Greek table’ translated into three languages.

Theo is a Kenwood and De’Longhi brand ambassador and occasionally spotted on ITV This Morning, or in publications such as National Geographic Food, The Saturday Times, Delicious Magazine, Food & Travel Magazine, BBC Radio and more…

Theo is Executive Chef for international events company and also works with numerous brands developing recipes, digital content and presenting.

Here’s a sneak peak at the last three years work with David Lloyd Clubs:


Theo A. Michaels

Chef | Author | Presenter | Dad…

Theo was born in London  and comes from a large Greek Cypriot family.

Theo lived in America for five years,  has eaten his way around the world with a backpack and now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children.

After reaching the heats to the semifinals in Masterchef 2014Theo resigned from his position as a Board Member of a PLC to follow his passion for ‘food’.

Theo started his food career opening a pop up restaurant for two years cooking 8-course taster menus championing Greek cuisine (bookings would sell out in less than a minute of going live). Theo also became established as a private chef which received recognition by The Financial Times and Telegraph in 2017. Both services won the regional ‘Best Lifestyle Service’ award  – (read his cooking reviews here).

Theo is now the full time Executive Chef for Elsewhere Events creating imaginative dining experiences for Elsewhere’s venues and popup events around the world and an accomplished author having five published cookbooks.

Theo has been a guest chef at the Sheraton Grande Hotel in Bangkok and the exclusive Paresa resort in Kamala Hills, Thailand.

He is known for cooking ‘elegant village food’ inspired by the flavours of Greece and Cyprus and cooking at large scale events.

Theo’s recipes can be found at TheoCooks.com or on his Cooking Youtube Channel.

Theo is represented by Fletcher Associates

Theo’s Recipes

Chef Theo Michaels

Visit TheoCooks.com for recipes created by Theo or check out his YouTube channel for his video recipes

Theo Michaels Youtube Channel

What’s Going On…

Find out the latest on Theo Michaels at his blog

You can also check out Theo’s food gallery or reviews from his clients.