A Camas man who was born in Hollywood and has co-owned three restaurants recently got to play a chef on TV.
Jack Foyte and his wife Chris, owners of The Fairgate Inn, welcomed the cast and crew of “Leverage,” a Turner Network Television series. Filming was done from March 15 to 18.
“Security was on site from the moment they began working on the inn,” Chris said. “When they began loading their equipment on site, they told us that there was a million and a half dollars worth of camera equipment alone.”
There were also security measures in place to screen all incoming vehicles.
The series includes Timothy Hutton, winner of an Academy Award and a Golden Globe, for his role in the film “Ordinary People.”
“The cast and crew each had their own individual trailers that were brought on site,” Chris said. “They each took one of the suites. They did not sleep there, but hung out there during the day when they were not in a particular scene. They left for the evening once the shoot was done. The days are so long for them. Twelve hours is routine, and sometimes they don’t have days off.”