Guest: Jeff Benjamin
[From the Radio Times archive] It’s a given that an important ingredient of a successful restaurant is the cooking. But it’s also the quality of the dining experience that goes into a stellar food establishment. Are reservations honored? Is the wait-staff friendly and helpful? Do you feel like a welcomed guest? JEFF BENJAMIN, managing partner of the Vetri family of restaurants, has devoted his career to mastering the fine art of dining service. In his new book Front of the House, he shares the secrets of the trade and what goes into running an award-winning restaurant.
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