The Ivy"s host Fernando Peire dishes the dirt on the starry eatery

The man who knows all the Ivy”s secrets: With his own TV show the host at London”s starriest eaterie, Fernando Peire dishes the dirt…

10:10 PM on 3rd June 2011

Refined taste: Fernando Peire, 52, the veteran matre d

Refined taste: Fernando Peire, 52, the veteran matre d” at London”s famous celebrity haunt The Ivy, is taking his years of experience on the road for a new TV series

Star studded: The Ivy welcomes a constant string of celebrity guests such as David and Victoria Beckham

Star studded: The Ivy welcomes a constant string of celebrity guests such as David and Victoria Beckham

Celebrity appeal: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes at the Ivy in 2009

Celebrity appeal: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes at the Ivy in 2009

Star attraction: People such as Angelina Jolie flock for the privilege of eating within the Ivy

Star attraction: People such as Angelina Jolie flock for the privilege of eating within the Ivy”s oak-panelled walls