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Fifteen Cornwall, Watergate Bay, Cornwall

England, Europe: Oliver's restaurant Fifteen Cornwall in Watergate Bay offers aspiring young chefs hands-on training in a
On the Beach
Watergate Bay , Cornwall
England
Tel: 44 1637 861 000
www.fifteencornwall.co.uk
Concierge.com's insider take:

Socially responsible celebrity chef Jamie Oliver chose Watergate Bay in Cornwall for his third restaurant. Like Oliver's other enterprises in London and Amsterdam, disadvantaged locals can train alongside established chefs here. The Cornish branch is a purpose-built, very cool beachfront restaurant: Graffiti-art embellishes the walls, the lights are styled like huge water droplets, the welcome desk is fashioned out of an ancient tree trunk (cut down for valid reasons, of course), and the chairs, although comfy, are designed to appear a little askew. The kitchen is open, so diners can observe the trainees' progress as they prepare Italian-style dishes using seasonal, often local ingredients. Some suppliers, such as Mrs. Kirkham (who raises Lancashire Grampound duck) even get a mention on the menu. Reserve ahead.

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