What was Rick Stein doing in Eastbourne?

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Celebrity chef Rick Stein was spotted in Eastbourne recently.

The star posed for photographs with fans and chatted to passers in the town centre and seafront.

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Rick Stein and Gorete Farkhad SUS-150723-113804001

The 68-year-old was spotted walking in Terminus Road, Cornfield Road and along the promenade.

It is not known why he was visiting the town.

Rick, a restaurateur and television presenter, is the head chef and co-owner of Rick Stein at Bannisters at Mollymook and in New South Wales, Australia.

He also owns four restaurants in Padstow, a fish and chip shop in Falmouth, Cornwall, and has written and presented a number of cookery books and television programmes.

Gorete Farkhad, the owner of Pooh’s Nursery in Eastbourne, stopped the star for a photograph in Cornfield Road and said, “He is my food hero.”

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