Gyllenhaal Plans Restaurant Venture
Closet chef Jake Gyllenhaal is developing a new organic restaurant
venture with top cook Chris Fischer.
Sources claim the movie star once promised himself he'd open a top-end
eatery if his acting career took off by the time he was 30. He's 27.
And Gyllenhaal, who has made regular appearances on top chef Mario
Batali's hit U.S. cookery show Molto Mario, is getting serious about
cooking up a restaurant.
A pals tells America's Life & Style magazine that Gyllenhaal and
pal Fischer are looking at real estate in Los Angeles - with a view to
opening their own place.
The insider says, "Cooking is his (Gyllenhaal) big hobby and his
Reports suggest Gyllenhaal is even planning a summer vacation cycling
tour of food-lovers mecca Tuscany, Italy with his girlfriend Reese
Witherspoon - to seek inspiration for his new restaurant.
He'll be the latest in a long line of Hollywood stars who have opened
restaurants - Morgan Freeman, Sandra Bullock, Jeri Ryan, Ashton Kutcher
and Tara Reid are just some of the celebrities who have tasted success as