New Zealand-born Alex Mackay is a cookery teacher, writer and TV presenter.
At the age of 19, he left New Zealand for a two-and-a-half year stint in France, learning from chefs at Michelin-starred establishments. He then moved to the UK to work at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons. In 1999 he opened his own school, Le Baou d’Infer, in Provence. Alex has been running cookery workshops at Norwich City Football club with Delia Smith since 2003.