` Jamie Olivier announces opening of `Italian Restaurant ‘ for city in Cantonese ‘

#AFN2014 says really funny watching him practising Cantonese on the Video

 

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' Ace Foodie News '

#AceFoodNews says according to Hong Kong (AFP) Hong Kong fans of British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver fell about laughing on Wednesday after he announced a new Italian restaurant for the city in Cantonese — with a few slip-ups.

Making a stab at the local Chinese dialect in a light-hearted YouTube video, he announces: “I will open an amazing Italian submarine.”

Attempting to repeat words read out by a Cantonese-speaker off-screen, he also promises that the restaurant will be “very slippery”, before collapsing into giggles.

The has drawn more than 35,000 hits since it was posted on Tuesday.

Oliver, 38, has a string of restaurants in Britain, Australia, Dubai, Ireland, Russia, Turkey and Singapore.

He is set to open the first Hong Kong branch of his “Jamie’s Italian” chain in the city’s Causeway Bay shopping district in the coming months.

His first attempt to say “Causeway Bay” in Cantonese…

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