Jamie Oliver wants to cook for frontline workers and other pandemic heroes

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Jamie Oliver during the filming for the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks 6 Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday evening.
Jamie Oliver is planning to cook for some members of the public. (PA)

Jamie Oliver has announced he wants to cook for frontline workers and other COVID heroes to spoil them after everything they’ve done during the pandemic.

The celebrity chef has a new book and TV show, entitled Jamie Oliver: Together, coming out and said he has been pondering how to do “something that really matters”.

Speaking in a video on Instagram, he told fans: “I would love to cook for you. 

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"If you are someone that has contributed to everything that’s happened in the last year-and-a-half with COVID-19, a frontline worker, it could be in a hospital, it could be someone just looking after people.”

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Oliver, 46, is planning six shows and said he needs “a whole bunch of people that deserve a little bit of love”.

“I’m looking for groups of four, five, six, seven people, and I need to kind of feel that I am picking the right people and that’s where you come in,” he said.

“If you know anyone that has gone far and beyond, please let me know.”

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Jamie Oliver at the opening of an unusual cafE in East London, where diners will be able to enjoy a tasting menu of dishes inspired by the most commonly wasted ingredients in the UK.
Jamie Oliver has a new book and TV show coming. (PA)

The father-of-five went on: “I want to get you to my house, I want to cook for you, I want to spoil you.

"I’m going to get you fed and watered and we are going to have a real laugh.

“You don’t have to do anything, there is no pressure. I’m just going to look after you."

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The TV star added: "And that’s my little gift to a handful of you.”

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