added: 29 Jun 2011 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Sir Cliff Richard has been offered a job as a chef.
The Congratulations' hitmaker agreed to step into the kitchen at Gus's Fried Chicken in Memphis, Tennessee during a visit with friends and collaborators David Gest, Freda Payne and Candi Staton and after a tour of the restaurant, impressed owner Wendy McCrory when he served over 20 customers in half an hour.
Cliff agreed to take on the challenge after David ' executive producer on his forthcoming album 'Soulicious' ' bet him £500 that he could not cook in the restaurant.
However, diners were impressed and Wendy promptly offered him a job.
Candy said afterwards: 'I have never seen a white man cook Cajun fried rice and southern potato salad like Cliff, he's obviously got a lot of soul in that rather lean body of his.'
Freda added: 'Cliff obviously knows how to make a tender breast.I even ordered a second one!'
Despite the job offer, Cliff is unlikely to accept as he is currently busy with his music.
'Soulicious' ' on which Freda and Candy both appear - will be released on 05 October 2011 to coincide with his UK tour which begins on 15 October 2011 in Nottingham.
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