Irish chef making french food

French chef Jean-Marc Vergennes has opened his first French restaurant in the UK and he has told the BBC he is keen to make it a success.

In an interview with the BBC, he said he wanted to make a “real French” restaurant that reflected his home country’s cultural identity.

He said: “I would like to have something that is in the way of a typical French restaurant, which is the kind of restaurant that is seen in Paris or New York.”

It would be a French restaurant that was in the same spirit as the French, with a very different attitude towards the world, and the French cuisine is very important to me, I am very fond of French food, so that’s why I am really keen to start.

The BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones reports from Paris.

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