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Come Dine With Me winner Richard Daniels to sing regular slots at Huddersfield's San Vito restaurant

The professional singer has also made recent appearances in ITV's Jericho and Emmerdale

A former winner of Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me is to take up regular slots crooning at Huddersfield restaurant San Vito at the bottom of Kirkgate.

Professional swing singer Richard Daniels won the £1,000 prize on the show at the beginning of 2013.

The Flockton singer also works as a support artist for TV and has made appearances in Emmerdale, Coronation Street and ITV’s Jericho, which was filmed around Huddersfield last summer.

Richard, 53, said: “I have been singing full time for about six or seven years now.

“I’ll be appearing at San Vito on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from February 2 onwards.

“I can’t wait to perform my favourite Rat Pack songs.”

The popular Italian has been named one of the top ten restaurants in Huddersfield on TripAdvisor.

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Owners Angelo Decero and Marco Pico asked Richard to join their customers as “a way of giving back.”

Richard also makes an appearance in popular comedy series Fresh Meat in a scene with comedy actor Jack Whitehall, which began airing this month.

Richard said: “It was great to work with Jack, he is a really nice guy but I did get to see another side of him.

“He is serious about his job, although he found it hard to keep a straight face while filming.”

Angelo said: “We are delighted to give our customers an extra treat along with unrivalled set menu options.”

Richard will be performing Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8pm to 10pm.

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