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Amazing POV footage of a head chef at work goes viral: Video filmed in swanky London restaurant Fallow racks up millions of views

A point-of-view (POV) video showing a top head chef at work has cooked up a feast of clicks on YouTube.

Footage recorded at Fallow restaurant in St James’s, London, by co-founder Jack Croft has racked up nearly four million views.

Jack filmed the POV footage using a 4K GoPro camera during a busy Friday lunchtime, with viewers able to witness how he adds the finishing touches to dishes and guides his team.

Some of the dishes being prepared include rare-breed pork with nduja cabbage; the Fallow dairy cow burger; and the restaurant’s signature cod’s head with sriracha butter sauce.

The pace is frenetic, with sauces distributed, cuts of meat heated up and tweaks made to presentation in a matter of seconds.

A point-of-view (POV) video showing Fallow restaurant co-head chef Jack Croft at work has cooked up a feast of clicks on YouTube A point-of-view (POV) video showing Fallow restaurant co-head chef Jack Croft at work has cooked up a feast of clicks on YouTube

A point-of-view (POV) video showing Fallow restaurant co-head chef Jack Croft at work has cooked up a feast of clicks on YouTube

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But Jack – who co-founded Fallow with chef William Murray and entrepreneur James Robson – never loses his cool.

And it’s something that viewers have been quick to notice.

YouTube user and chef ‘MrMrutube1987’ commented: ‘To see a kitchen with zero anger and zero shouting and 100 per cent teamwork really makes me wish I was in a different kitchen. You’ve got this kitchen down to perfection. Really great job.’

And chef ‘randysavage5989’ wrote: ‘I’ve worked in many kitchens in my 15 years’ experience. Eight minutes in and I can tell you this chef has a level of professionalism that many claim [to have] but few possess. He speaks to his people with respect and authority.

‘He utilises his own chain of command to institute changes before going to oversee that change.

‘I’d love to work in this kitchen.’

Jack filmed the POV footage using a 4K GoPro camera during a busy Friday lunchtime Jack filmed the POV footage using a 4K GoPro camera during a busy Friday lunchtime

Jack filmed the POV footage using a 4K GoPro camera during a busy Friday lunchtime

Viewers witness how Jack adds the finishing touches to dishes and guides his team Viewers witness how Jack adds the finishing touches to dishes and guides his team

Viewers witness how Jack adds the finishing touches to dishes and guides his team

Jack - who co-founded Fallow with chef William Murray and entrepreneur James Robson – never loses his cool Jack - who co-founded Fallow with chef William Murray and entrepreneur James Robson – never loses his cool

Jack – who co-founded Fallow with chef William Murray and entrepreneur James Robson – never loses his cool

Jack said: 'We're not a shouty kitchen. It's not the way we run the business and don't believe it's an effective way of getting the best from a team' Jack said: 'We're not a shouty kitchen. It's not the way we run the business and don't believe it's an effective way of getting the best from a team'

Jack said: ‘We’re not a shouty kitchen. It’s not the way we run the business and don’t believe it’s an effective way of getting the best from a team’

‘Coryquimby4594’, meanwhile, said: ‘Now this is how you run a kitchen. No childish yelling, just constant and clear communication throughout. Love this.’

MailOnline Travel asked Jack if his ‘normal’ head-chef temperament was on show.

He said: ‘We’re not a shouty kitchen. It’s not the way we run the business and don’t believe it’s an effective way of getting the best from a team.

‘It is an honest insight into how the Fallow kitchen is run – we didn’t think it would make for good content if it felt inauthentic. The team would feel tense and viewers would see straight through it.’

Some of the dishes being prepared include rare-breed pork with nduja cabbage; the Fallow dairy cow burger; and the restaurant's signature cod's head with sriracha butter sauce Some of the dishes being prepared include rare-breed pork with nduja cabbage; the Fallow dairy cow burger; and the restaurant's signature cod's head with sriracha butter sauce

Some of the dishes being prepared include rare-breed pork with nduja cabbage; the Fallow dairy cow burger; and the restaurant’s signature cod’s head with sriracha butter sauce

The Michelin Guide describes Fallow's dishes as 'bold and original' The Michelin Guide describes Fallow's dishes as 'bold and original'

The Michelin Guide describes Fallow’s dishes as ‘bold and original’

This image shows Fallow co-founders Jack Croft (left) and William Murray This image shows Fallow co-founders Jack Croft (left) and William Murray

This image shows Fallow co-founders Jack Croft (left) and William Murray

He added: ‘We wanted to stream real behind-the-scenes footage of a kitchen from our perspective and give viewers a real insight into how the team operates during a busy lunch service.’

And were Jack and Will surprised at the number of views?

They said: ‘Absolutely! We did hope people would find it interesting, but didn’t think it would have the reaction it did.’

The Michelin Guide describes Fallow’s dishes as ‘bold and original’. To book a table visit fallowrestaurant.com.

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