Jamie Oliver jokes with Taron Egerton as chef films Christmas TV special after restaurant collapse

Jamie Oliver and Taron Egerton
and are finest friends now (Picture: Instagram/Rex)

Jamie Oliver was joined by Taron Egerton as he received again to work filming after the lack of 1000 jobs throughout his Jamie’s Italian restaurant chain.

The movie star chef has been pictured again on Southend Pier capturing the Christmas special of his Friday Night Feast which can see Rocketman star Taron be a part of Jamie in cooking a Christmas feast, alongside with special visitor star Santa.

The pair shared footage on their Instagram pages however cleverly stored all the small print of what they had been cooking secret, whereas they had been additionally snapped pulling faces with one another and Taron was seen driving down the pier in a golf cart laughing.

The 44-year-old chef beforehand admitted that regardless of the ache of watching 20 years of labor crumble, he has no regrets about an method to the restaurant commerce which ’employed a great deal of individuals’ however was troublesome to maintain.



Oliver appointed KPMG as directors to deal with the insolvency course of, which left 22 eating places closed.

He went on to explain the expertise of his chain’s collapse as ‘very painful, very very painful’.

‘This is the part of my life that I’ve been build up for 20 years,’ he added.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by REX/Shutterstock (4686131a) Jamie Oliver Jamie Oliver launching his latest 'Jamie's Italian' restaurant at the Hilton Tower Bridge, London, Britain - 20 Apr 2015
Jamie is shifting his focus into wholesome residing campaigning after his restaurant collapse (Picture: REX)

But he stated he did all the things he may to make his enterprise a hit, and the collapse into administration was not distinctive.

The star, who rose to fame as the Naked Chef earlier than constructing a big empire of eating places, TV exhibits, and cookbooks, is happy with what he achieved.

File photo dated 07/11/02 of chef Jamie Oliver in the kitchen during the launch of his restaurant 'Fifteen' in London's Old Street. Jamie Oliver's restaurant group, which includes Jamie's Italian, Barbecoa and Fifteen, has appointed administrators putting more than 1,300 jobs at risk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday May 21, 2019. See PA story CITY JamieOliver. Photo credit should read: Myung Jung Kim/PA Wire
Jamie additionally runs Fifteen (Picture: PA)

He stated: ‘Obviously it’s been robust however, , no regrets actually. I did all the things I may.

‘I created one thing actually magic, did superb issues, employed a great deal of individuals, purchased solely via meals methods that had been actually constructive.

‘We made it, we whooped everyone’s ass, after which, .

‘I just couldn’t make it final sustainably, and there’s 1,000,000 causes, that I’ve stated 1,000,000 instances, as to what our problem was, however I misplaced this time.’

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