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Old 29-03-2013, 19:11
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is the Royal Albert Hall a rather strange choice of venue for a banquet? Not exactly designed for it is it.
i always serve my meals at least 1500 metres away from my house....
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:13
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i always serve my meals at least 1500 metres away from my house....
do you make real volcano desserts?
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:13
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Aww Toms daughters a cutie
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:13
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Is all this 'the lift isn't working' and 'the kitchen's already being used for Carmen' baloney meant to build the tension to unbearable levels? Yawn
It happens every year. The other year they had the cooking downstairs and then a portable kitchen/finalising point upstairs to finish off the dishes.

In another (or possibly same) final they had the desserts being prepared in a completely different room to the kitchen and other chefs.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:13
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Thank goodness the main is in a tagine, at least it has the hope of arriving to the table with some heat left in it.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:14
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Very odd, makes you wonder if either of them really want to marry.
True. It's all either a publicity stunt or they need to get their priorities sorted out.
Good Evening.

I thought something about his fiance's smile seemed rather forced.

[Sorry to crash the party at the last minute. I'm not usually home from work in time to watch.]
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:14
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do you make real volcano desserts?
but of course, whoever escapes the pyroclastic flow gets a jeroboam of champagne
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:15
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It happens every year. The other year they had the cooking downstairs and then a portable kitchen/finalising point upstairs to finish off the dishes.

In another (or possibly same) final they had the desserts being prepared in a completely different room to the kitchen and other chefs.
Looks like they are doing it again this year. Oliver 'sorted' it last time as well
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:16
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shouldn't the event manager known about this BEFORE the day as you know his actual job??
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:16
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Of course the temp upper kitchen is arranged at the last minute..............it would have been booked and arranged weeks/months in advance.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:17
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I know the producers think all this tension is good for the show but I'm just finding it all a bit negative and I want positivity for the banquet show
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:18
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Oh well, at least the lights work.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:18
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shouldn't the event manager known about this BEFORE the day as you know his actual job??
I'm absolutely sure he did know and this is all a manufactured situation to add 'drama'.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:19
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what will be next year's venue, on top of an active Volcano? The tension being that everyone might die any minute, the banquet theme Barbecue..
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:19
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Oh no.... it's all going wrong. Lucky the head chef of the place knows about the helium restrictions eh

They even have a food critic fine tuning the lighting. I suppose they had to fit him into the show somehow.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:20
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This is getting a bit ridiculous now. Pru would have known the set up at the Albert Hall when the chose a frozen dish and there just seems to be one drama after another. I suspect they think it adds to the drama of the programme but I'd prefer it without.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:20
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I know the producers think all this tension is good for the show but I'm just finding it all a bit negative and I want positivity for the banquet show
The editors/producers think that drgger eyes make a tv show.
One of these days they may actually show the chefs cooking
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:21
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I know the producers think all this tension is good for the show but I'm just finding it all a bit negative and I want positivity for the banquet show
Not just 'a bit negative' is my reaction. Ridiculous contrived nonsense, all of it. What a load of bollocks.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:21
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is this the comedy?
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:22
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is this the comedy?
It's not even funny though.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:23
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I see that 'all' the chefs are mucking in with the team work.
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:23
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It's not even funny though.
i thought the fact it was so obviously contrived was some kind of weird post-modern humour....
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:24
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"Change of plan guys, no electricty today, here's an open fire and a block of ice to work with"
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:24
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"Change of plan guys, no electricty today, here's an open fire and a block of ice to work with"
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Old 29-03-2013, 19:25
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Just get on with it
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