TV chef James Martin apologised after being moved to tears throughout an episode of ITV’s Saturday Morning. The massively fashionable 49-year-old chef was marking a TV milestone as his present returned to the channel this morning and he turned emotional when he introduced that he was celebrating his 2 hundredth episode for ITV.
He celebrated in fashion by driving a classic automotive into the studio. James had already hosted BBC ‘s Saturday Kitchen for 10 years earlier than making the transfer to ITV in 2016. And he obtained a bit of choked up when a number of well-known faces appeared on the present to cross on their congratulations for his achievement.
During the present, chef Brian Turner paid tribute to his pal, saying: “200 shows and still going strong! Who would have thought it? Nevertheless , it took a Yorkshireman like you and a great chef. Son, we’re very proud of you! Keep it going!” Lisa Goodwin-Allen then mentioned: “It’s a real testament to you and the team behind the scenes.”
He was left speechless and emotional by the tributes and, studying from the autocue, he appeared bewildered as he admitted that he “didn’t know what was coming”.
Chef Paul Ainsworth additionally appeared and mentioned: “Hey Yorkshire, it’s Cornish. Happy 200th show! Congratulations, that’s absolutely amazing! It’s an honour to be a small part of that show from time to time. Love you to bits, congratulations.”
Chefs Jose Pizzaro, Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Francesco Mazzei, Stephen Terry and Dipna Anand additionally made appearances, main James to turn into emotional as he wiped away just a few tears.
Fans additionally took to Twitter to congratulate him, with one writing: “Congratulations on 200 shows. Thank you all for the excellent advice, laughter and memories. Here’s to another 200. Thank you sir.”