Inside The Ritz Hotel

Inside The Ritz Hotel

The Ritz opens its doors, allowing us to see the workings of one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. For over a century, this rarified London icon has been synonymous with opulence and extravagant cuisine. Celebrities love it, royalty graces its hallowed halls and billionaires frequently drop in. How does one of the most traditional hotels in the world stand out from the rest?

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Inside The Ritz Hotel on BBC Select

Episode 1: Recipe for Success
The launch of the Ritz’s new cookbook is derailed by an unexpected vegetarian.

Rub shoulders with the rich and famous as you venture behind the scenes at one of the poshest hotels on the planet. Dining at London’s Ritz is on many people’s bucket lists. And so the pressure is always on executive chef John Williams. As he prepares to launch the first cookbook that reveals The Ritz’s most famous culinary classics, there’s drama as an unexpected vegetarian suddenly appears.

Episode 2: A Matter of Taste
Is your butler getting sloppy? The Ritz offers some clever tricks used by expert servers.

Take an exclusive tour inside London’s outlandishly luxurious Ritz Hotel. Executive chef John Williams thinks it’s the perfect time to launch a new homegrown ingredient onto the menu. But will it be to everyone’s culinary taste? Plus, there’s a look at how certain butler tricks of the trade are still being used, and some Spanish superstars arrive to celebrate Prince Charles’s 70th birthday.

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