Dating a close friend
The first Carluccio Cafe was opened in 1999 and the chain has expanded across Britain.
Carluccio remained a consultant following the chain's flotation but has since severed all ties with the firm.
A branch of Carluccio's, in Islington, London: The chef sold his shares in the chain in 2005He became manager of Conran's Neal Street Restaurant in Covent Garden in 1981 - the same year the couple married.
In 1989 he became its owner, having made his television debut six years earlier.
He had his own television series, Antonio Carluccio's Italian Feasts, in 1996, and has written several books on Italian cooking. Jamie Oliver began his career working for him at Neal Street Restaurant.
On a sunny May morning in NYC, Whitney Wolfe smoothes her hair (golden) takes a sip of her iced coffee (black) and points across the leafy patio at a handsome guy sitting with a friend.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just get up and say ‘Hi?
’ And wouldn’t it be nice if there was no way he would think you were desperate or weird if you did?
But there’s one essential difference: on Bumble, only women can send a message first.Carluccio's spokesman told the London Evening Standard: 'It is a private issue and there won't be any further comment.'Carluccio and wife Priscilla, the sister of restaurateur Sir Terence Conran, founded the hugely successful Carluccio's restaurant chain.The couple sold their shares when it was f loated in 2005, netting about £11 million.The chain is now worth £58 million with 38 restaurants around Britain, making it the fastest growing in the country.
The company said that at the flotation Carluccio had held 0.4 per cent of the business in his name while his wife held 21.7 per cent.He is now pursuing his own ventures, including adding to the many cookery books he has written over the years.