Search
The Caterer

Jamie Oliver to front new TV show

03 November 2006
Jamie Oliver to front new TV show

Jamie Oliver is to front a new television show on Channel 4 in which one of his former trainees will be filmed running a restaurant in Essex.

The new series, which is being produced under the working title Cutting The Apron Strings, will follow on from Jamie's Kitchen, in which Oliver gave a number of unemployed youths the chance to become trained chefs.

It will be aired on Channel 4 next year and will feature the chosen trainee running the kitchen as well as managing staff, sourcing ingredients, paying bills and doing paperwork.

The restaurant will be funded by Oliver's Fifteen Foundation and if the show proves successful, it could pave the way for a series of similar restaurants to be set up across England.

Separately, Oliver's Fifteen Foundation has reportedly bought the freehold for a pub in Essex. The Cock in Beazley End was sold off an asking price of £485,000.

Conservative MP Boris Johnson breaks ranks to attack Jamie Oliver's school meals campaign >>

Jamie Oliver goes west >>

Jamie Oliver show wins best factual programme at Baftas >>

By Kerstin Kühn

E-mail your comments to Kerstin Kühn](mailto:kerstin.kuhn@rbi.co.uk?subject=Jamie Oliver to front a new TV show) here.

Get your copy of Caterer and Hotelkeeper every week -

[Sudoku](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=302619 "A new puzzle every day!") Join the craze and play Sudoku online!
[Newswire For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail news alerts.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!