In 2003, the renegade chef decided he would not stand for the overprocessed foods served in British grade school cafeterias. So, he launched a one-man crusade to bring real food back to the cafeteria line. After four relentless years, the British government answered Jamie's call—spending nearly $1 billion to serve fresh, healthy foods to millions of school lunch tables.
Watch to see how Jamie's leading the fight to eat right
Now, Jamie is taking his mission stateside. Plate by plate, this determined father of three (with a fourth on the way!) wants to freshen up American meals. A new primetime show, Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, chronicles Jamie's radical three-month plan to transform eating habits in Huntington, West Virginia—recently ranked one of America's most obese cities by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. "I'm here to start a revolution," he says. "The biggest food revolution that this country's ever seen."
How you can take a stand with Jamie