Friday Night Feast is a hit with Channel 4 viewers thanks to the amazing recipes and natural jokes, but how do Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty know each other?
Read on to find out more about their friendship, the show, and more.
What is Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast about?
Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast is a TV series starring 45-year-old chef Jamie Oliver and 45-year-old farmer Jimmy Doherty.
The couple launched the show in 2014 and have been a hit with Channel 4 viewers ever since.
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The show takes place at Jamie and Jimmy’s Cafe on Southend Pier in Essex.
In each episode, a celebrity guest joins the couple and helps them create a new dish.
Past celebrity guests include Lindsay Lohan, Patrick Stewart, Stephen Fry, Davina McCall and Jodie Whittaker.
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Jamie told that Daily mail that they get such big stars because they just have a fun time on the show.
He stated, “The show is full of love. We’re not trying to catch them.
“It’s about their upbringing and their connection to food.”
Is the Jamie and Jimmy’s Cafe real?
Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday night party cafe is fake. It is a set that is used in an empty former cafe on the famous pier.
Customers in the cafe are members of the public who have applied for the show.
How do Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty know each other?
Jamie and Jimmy are real friends. They have known each other since childhood.
Jamie says they have known each other since childhood.
They went to the same school together and both lived in Clavering, Essex as teenagers.
Jimmy became a successful pig farmer, while Jamie, of course, became a world famous television chef.
He started his pig farm thanks to a business loan from Jamie.
And starred in various BBC series about the peculiarities of pig farming.
This included Jimmy’s Farm and Crisis on Jimmy’s Farm.
His farm is located in Suffolk and is open to the public.
When is the next Friday evening party?
The latest series of Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast starts on Friday, January 8th at 8pm.
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