Rosemary is a talented and versatile chef and cookery teacher, who loves talking about food as much as she loves cooking. She is a natural extrovert and communicator.
"Her passion for the subject and desire to impart her knowledge, which she does with warmth and verve, cannot fail to fire those fortunate enough to be her pupils" (Claire MacDonald).
Rosemary’s professional career includes a period working for Pierre Koffmann - at the internationally famous Tante Claire restaurant in London and also a period working for Jean-Christophe Novelli. She later went on to become Head Chef at Amhuinnsuidhe Castle from 1998 till 2002, running her renowned cookery course for hundreds of eager students over the four years before moving to Swinton Park where she led her cookery courses for ten years.
Rosemary endeared herself to the nation when she took part in 'I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here' where she proved she could cook just about anything, anywhere. She is best known for appearing on many TV cookery programmes including; ‘Ladette to Lady', ‘Rosemary Shrager's School for Cooks', ‘This Morning', ‘The Alan Titchmarsh Show'. Her latest show 'The Real Marigold Hotel' aired in January 2016 and in Spring 2016 is her newest show The Chopping Block for ITV1. She is currently filming series two of The Chopping Block and will feature in a christmas special of 'The Real Marigold Hotel' in 2016.
Previous work includes Taste the Nation, Sue and Giles live The Good Life, Supersizers, Soapstar Superchef and Kitchen Showdown and The Real Marigold Hotel.
Rosemary regularly demonstrates and teaches her skills at shows and events across the country and abroad.
Bakes, Cakes & Puddings - Hamlyn 2014
Absolutely Fool Proof – Food for Family and Friends - Octopus Publishing 2012
Yorkshire Breakfast - Great Northern Books 2011
Absolutely Fool Proof – Classic Home Cooking – Octopus Publishing 2011
School for Cooks - Dorling Kindersley 2008
Rosemary – Castle Cook - 2001