HOME > Chowhound > U.K./Ireland >

Discussion

Michel Roux to quit Masterchef & the BBC in row over his potato adverts

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. Masterchef the Professionals won't be the same. I really enjoyed the section where he demonstrated the classics then asked them to do the same dish. His programme "The Service" was a wonderful bit of tv

    1. I read he'll be doing one more show soon to fulfill his contract. I think it's about Chocolat. I think he'll be missed. Will Monica quit in protest?

      2 Replies
      1. re: zuriga1

        Might put her in a difficult position if she doesnt - what with her being an employee of Michel's.

        1. re: Harters

          Then again, Monica being on the programme is sort of a publicity tool for La Gavroche. Who knows?

      2. What a shame! He'll probably be replaced by some small fry. At least we can all appreciate how he's chipped in over the years at the BBC, I found all of his shows appealing.

        1 Reply
        1. re: brokentelephone

          So long as they don't get Torode doing the "Professionals" series, I'll be OK.

          Maybe Monica will get the top job? If not, then I'll lay a fiver on Angela Harnett - top chef, media savvy, etc.

        2. I really enjoy seeing him cooking. I have watched everything on youtube.

                1. re: kagemusha49

                  Ah. See what you mean now - although the pronounciation is different, which is why I didnt understand.

                  1. re: Harters

                    I thought you were being a subtle punster

                    1. re: kagemusha49

                      Nah. Not me, mate. I don't do subtle.