April 25, 2013
While teaching English and drama at a school in Stanmore, Norman spent his weekends working front of house at Joe Allen in Covent Garden. Restaurants proved his true calling and he went on to manage Circus and Zuma, later becoming operations director at Caprice Holdings. In 2009 he opened his first restaurant, Polpo, an Italian bacaro, with Richard Beatty. He now has four more, including Mishkins, ?a kind of Jewish deli?.
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