Jamie's Kitchen is a five-part British documentary television series that aired on Channel 4 from 5 November to 10 December The series was executive produced by Peter Moore for Talkback Productions , and has since spawned several others along similar lines. The show was cancelled due to low ratings. Of the original 15 cooks, five went on to secure cooking careers. An article about bullying in the catering industry, written by Elisa Roche for The Guardian ,  now forms part of the national curriculum. One, Kevin Boyle, died at the age of
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain collapses
Jamie Oliver shutters most UK restaurants, 1, jobs go - Food - The Jakarta Post
Only his three outlets at Gatwick airport will remain in operation as administrators seek a buyer. But a further jobs, mostly at the Gatwick outlets, remain at risk. And we did exactly that. A year deal with the US caterer Aramark to open franchise sites in universities, hospitals and other locations in the UK and overseas was also unaffected. The directors at Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group have worked tirelessly to stabilise the business against a backdrop of rising costs and brittle consumer confidence. All restaurant staff salaries would be paid up until Tuesday, according to the administrator. The boom which increased the number of chain restaurants by a quarter in five years has come to an abrupt end, with about six net closures a month in the past year.
Jamie Oliver's empire collapses as 22 UK restaurants close
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British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain went into administration on Tuesday, leaving 1, people without jobs as the majority of branches ceased trading immediately in the latest blow for Britain's high street. Oliver, 43, a well-known figure in Britain and beyond for his popular TV shows and top-selling cookery books, founded his Jamie's Italian brand of high street restaurants in There will be about 1, redundancies as 22 of 25 branches closed immediately, administrators KPMG said, with Gatwick Airport's two Jamie's Italian branches and Jamie Oliver's Diner staying open in the short-term.