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Oliver, Jamie

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishOliver, JamieJamie OliverOl·i·ver, Ja·mie /ˈɒləvə, ˈdʒeɪmi $ ˈɑːləvər/   (1975-) a British celebrity chef who has presented television programmes about cooking such as The Naked Chef, Jamie's School Dinners, and Jamie at Home. The recipe books which go together with these television programmes have been very successful. Oliver is very keen that people should use fresh organic ingredients, and in 2005 he began a campaign to improve the quality of food given to students in school meals. He has also opened a number of charity restaurants around the world called ‘Fifteen’ which teach young disadvantaged people to do jobs in the food industry. He is known for his cockney accent and for using catchphrases such as “pukka” (= very good).
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