Almost a half a year ago, British celebrity chef, restauranteur and media personality Jamie Oliver has opened Jamie’s Italian, a new franchise restaurant, in Budapest in the former premises of the Hadik restaurant in the Castle District. The Jamie’s Italian chain of restaurant, established by Jamie Oliver in cooperation with his Italian mentor Gennaro Contaldo to popularise casual Italian cuisine prepared from quality ingredients at affordable prices, has won the hearts of millions around the world, with over 60 restaurants operating globally at present. The mentioned Italian mentor, Gennaro Contaldo visited his friend’s place the Jamie’s Italian in Budapest. The 67-years-old chef, the true master of pastas and Italian cuisine visited and checked out what’s going on in the castle of Buda. He also guides us around in Jamie’s restaurant.
Gennaro Contaldo sent a greeting to his friend, and asked the poetic question with the crew of the chefs…