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We take an exclusive look inside chef Jamie Oliver's new Greenwich eatery, set to open on Bank Holiday Monday, with his mentor and business partner Gennaro Contaldo.
Standing at the front of Jamie's Italian in Churchill Place, Gennaro Contaldo stops dead from his exhibition of pasta making as if someone has struck him with a grave insult.
He had only been asked about a particular aspect of his TV series. The emotive chef's eyes burn as if he is about to launch into an exhaustive tirade.
For many people he's the godfather of Italian cookery and when it comes to spreading the word about good food Antonio Carluccio is nothing short of evangelical.
The veteran restaurateur and chef's career spans more than 50 years, during which he's received the equivalent of a knighthood in Italy and been awarded the OBE.
The opening of Jamie's Italian was one of 2009's big Canary Wharf success stories.
Jamie Oliver's restaurant in Churchill Place has seen Wharfers queuing round the block since it opened last August, attracted by its low prices and good quality food.