Ken Hom: Association with Celebrities

Ken Hom has cooked for presidents, prime ministers and many celebrities.


Tina Turner, Elton John, Danny Kaye, Joanna Lumley, Sacha Baron Cohen (Ali G), Prunella Scales, Timothy West, Terry Wogan, June Whitfield, Terry Wake, Angus Deayton, Sir Alex Ferguson, Mel Smith, Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis, Emma Freud, John Cleese, , Fiona Miller, Jancis Robinson, Pierre Hermé, Julia Child - James Beard - Craig Claiborne (well known American foodies) Nick Hancock, Mariella Frostrup, Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, Andy Cole, Katherine Helmond, Armistead Maupin, Joanna Lumley, Ryan Giggs, Milos Forman, Alain-Dominique Perrin, La Toya Jackson.


  • Prime Minister Tony Blair of the UK
  • President Jacques Chirac of France
  • Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin of France
  • President Jiang Zemin of China
  • Prime Minister Zhu Rongji of China
  • President Lee Teng-hui of Taiwan
  • President Cory Aquino of Philippines
  • Chancellor Helmut Kohl of Germany
  • President Johannes Rau of Germany
  • Prime Minister Wim Kok of The Netherlands
  • Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker of Luxembourg
  • Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai of Thailand
  • Prof Romano Prodi, Prime Minister of ltaly
  • Prime Minister Phan Van Khai Vietnam
  • President of the E U Commission Jacques Santer
  • President of the E U Commission
  • Prime Minister Bertie Ahern of Ireland
  • Prime Minister Constantinos Simitis Greece
  • Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr Mahathir bin Mohammed
  • Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen of Finland
  • Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen of Denmark
  • Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto of Japan
  • Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene of Belgium
  • Prime Minister Viktor Klima of Austria
  • Prime Minister Goh Chol Tong of Singapore
  • Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei
  • Prime Minister Goran Persson of Sweden
  • Prime Minister Tony Blair
  • President of Indonesia Dr B J Habibie
  • Prime Minister of Spain Don Jose Maria Aznar Lopez
  • President of Korea Kim Dae-jung
  • Prime Minister of Portugal Eng Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres
  • Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Donald Tsang


  • Cherie Blair (QC)
  • Rupert Murdoch (media mogul)
  • Nicolas Lander (food and drink correspondent for the Financial Times and BA’s magazine High Life)
  • Chris Patten (last governor of Hong Kong and former EU Commissioner)
  • Alaistair Campbell (British journalist, broadcaster and author)
  • Jacques Pepin (award winning French chef, TV personality and author, working in the US)
  • Fabien Galtier (sports personality)
  • David Beckam (sports personality)
  • Dame Pauline Neville-Jones (chairs the Conservative Party Group on National and International Security)