Very boring in the dining room

My name is Jo and I'm a Masterchef addict.

I can't help it. It's the sight of all that food, being whipped up into something either masterly, or miserably school dinner.

But I can't say I'm interested in what's going on in the dining room, to whence viewers are now being hauled to watch waiters battle it out for super-dooper stardom (of the subservient, obsequious, faceless kind, presumably) with chef of chefs, Michel Roux.

The Michelin-starred maestro's new TV show contest, Service, started on Tuesday night .

Supposedly, Roux believes the UK industry's service is crummy - and that the public is ignorant of the hard work that good service entails.

Though it could just be that when producers pitched him the idea, he was game-on for the publicity and the pay check. Or is that me being cynical?

Which members of the catering industry will telly thrust into the spotlight next, then?

The washer-uppers going head to head for the sparkliest and squeakiest glasses?

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