- Fifteen restaurants
Fifteen is the name of several
restaurantscreated by the English celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.
Oliver created the restaurant as part of a
2002TV series, " Jamie's Kitchen", broadcast on Channel 4. Jamie Oliver recruited fifteen unemployed young people, some homelessand others with learning difficulties, and trained them from scratch to become professional-standard chefs. This continued after the TV series finished, and the restaurant has become a success. Many of its graduates have moved on to other top restaurants in London.Fact|date=October 2007
Fifteen was also featured in the follow-up series, "
Return to Jamie's Kitchen" and provided a backdrop to the 2005series " Jamie's School Dinners". The restaurant is a charitable foundation, with all profits generated spent on training its recruits.
The original Fifteen is located in
Hoxton, in the London Borough of Hackney. In 2004, Fifteen Amsterdamopened in The Netherlands. In May 2006, Fifteen Cornwallopened in Watergate Bay, Newquayand Fifteen Melbourne, Australiaopened in September 2006.
* [http://www.fifteen.net/ "Fifteen" website]
* [http://www.fifteencornwall.co.uk "Fifteen Cornwall" website]
* [http://www.fifteenmelbourne.com.au "Fifteen Melbourne" website]
* [http://www.fifteen.nl/ "Fifteen Amsterdam" website]
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