Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes has died at the age of 59.
The popular restauranteur and TV personality appeared on various cookery programmes including Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef.
In a statement, his family said:
“The Rhodes family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of beloved husband, father and brother, Gary Rhodes OBE.
“Gary passed away last evening, Tuesday 26 November, at the age of 59, with his beloved wife Jennie by his side. The family would like to thank everyone for their support and ask for privacy during this time.”
Gary owned four restaurants at the time of his passing, including two in Dubai, where he died yesterday evening with his wife by his side.