Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor is currently the Executive Chef for the 1st team at Arsenal Football Club. He manages the wellbeing and nutrition of the team on a daily basis both pre & post match, designing healthy nutritious menus before traveling with the team on all home and away matches and cooking exclusively for the players, management and technical team. His nutritional background was nurtured by the late Nick Broad (Head of sports science & nutrition at Chelsea FC & Paris SG), and prior to coming to Arsenal he was Executive chef for Chelsea FC for 9 years working at some of the most prestigious hotels in the world including USA, China, Japan and Europe. He has also taken care of a number of the players on a daily basis as a personal chef at their homes including John Terry, Danny Welbeck, Ashley Cole, Aaron Ramsey, Eden Hazard, Alexander Lacazette and Frank Lampard. During his time in footbal he has been part of 5 FA Cup & victories, 1 League cup victory, 2 Premiership titles, 1 Europa League title and 2 Champions League finals including the 2012 prestigious and historic victory in Munich.

FSI Certificates

FSI Certificate of Specialist in Football Nutrition
This program contains all the theoretical and practical updated knowledges that a practitioner with nutrition competences needs to obtain in order to work in football at any level.

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4 months


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