HexClad appoints Paul Ainsworth Culinary Ambassador

Michelin Star Chef Joins Company to Support Hybrid Cookware Revolution

ANGELS, November 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, HexCladthe fast-growing hybrid cookware brand that is revolutionizing the industry, has announced its alliance with the Michelin-starred chef Paul Ainsworth as a culinary ambassador. In this new role, Ainsworth will contribute to product innovation, develop inspirational culinary content, craft award-winning recipes and support other major brand initiatives.

“Paul is a celebrated innovator and visionary in the kitchen. I knew from our first meeting that his talent and passion align perfectly with HexClad and the future we are building,” said Daniel Winner, co-founder and CEO, HexClad. “I can’t wait to cook with Paul.”

Ainsworth – who was trained by HexClad Partner and fellow Michelin star chef Gordon Ramsay – owns The Ainsworth Collection and chief patron of Paul Ainsworth at No6, the Michelin-starred restaurant in Cornwall, England. Considered one of the greatest leaders of Britainhe is renowned for his brilliant combinations and big, bold flavors and charismatic, engaging personality.

“The secret to great cooking is always having the best produce and shiny pans. I’m excited to join HexClad because their pans are next level in terms of precision and are a dream to cook in,” shared Paul Ainsworth. “HexClad’s beauty and brilliance do common things in an uncommon way.”

HexClad’s mission is to unlock the culinary potential of anyone looking to make their mark in the kitchen by creating innovative tools that challenge the status quo and never compromise performance. They continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in cookware by reinventing everyday kitchen essentials and revolutionizing the industry with their patented laser-etched hexagonal design. HexClad’s non-toxic cookware meets professional Michelin Star Chef standards while providing state-of-the-art form, function and convenience for the home cook.


Launched in 2017, HexClad was invented to help every chef feel empowered in the kitchen by providing tools and inspiration that challenge the status quo. Relentlessly pursuing opportunities to make cooking more accessible and successful for everyone, HexClad is currently America’s fastest growing cookware brand and offers the only true hybrid product available today. Made with a patented laser etched hexagonal design that combines the best of stainless steel and cast iron with a non-stick surface, the product is backed by a lifetime warranty. The brainchild of kitchen mavericks cole mecray and Daniel Winner and supported by his partner, the Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay, the portfolio now also includes kitchen utensils that have been developed with the brand’s innovation and sophisticated engineering. Designed and distributed in AngelsHexClad can be found nationwide at, Amazon, and Costco, and worldwide at Canada, Mexico, England and the EU. For more information, visit


Born in UK Paul Ainsworth is the successful chef and restaurateur behind Paul Ainsworth at No6, Caffè Rojano, Padstow Townhouse, Mahé Chef’s Table and Development Kitchen and The Mariners – all located on the north Cornish coast. In 2005, Paul became head chef at Padstow’s No6 before taking over the business with his wife Emma in 2009, achieving a Michelin star in 2013. The restaurant’s four-course menu showcases the finest Cornish produce. In 2011 Paul acquired Rojano’s in Padstow, now called Caffè Rojano, and inspired by the couple’s love for the New York one Café of Italian-American culture, it serves a Mediterranean-inspired menu. Padstow Townhouse opened in 2015, a six-suite boutique hotel in Padstow’s Old Town, fulfilling the couple’s dream of giving their guests somewhere to stay. In 2019 they acquired The Mariners Public House in Rock, across the Camel Estuary from Padstow, and reopened it after a major refurbishment.