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Yasmina Siadatan


Yasmina Siadatan

Yasmina Siadatan (born 1981 in Hull, England[1]) is a British businesswoman of British and Iranian descent. She was the winner of the fifth series of the British television show The Apprentice. As the winner she was offered a job working for businessman Sir Alan Sugar (now Lord Sugar), who presents the show.


Siadatan studied at Kendrick School, Reading.[2]

Career prior to The Apprentice

After travelling in Provence in 2007 with the help of her brother she set up a restaurant named Myalacarte.[3]

In October 2011 the restaurant gained an entry to the Michelin guide for the first time. Also in 2011 the restaurant was named top 50 in the world by Restaurant Magazine[4]

The Apprentice

Yasmina entered The Apprentice in 2009 as one of sixteen contestants. She reached the final where she competed against Kate Walsh and was eventually hired as Sir Alan Sugar's apprentice, taking a £100,000 a year job with his company, Amscreen Health Care,[5] where 2008's winner, Lee McQueen also worked.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "The Apprentice Candidates - Yasmina Siadatan". British Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 30 March 2010. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Yasmina, you're hired!". BBC Berkshire (BBC). 8 June 2009. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mya Lacarte". Retrieved 7 June 2009. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ "Yasmina Siadatan wins The Apprentice". Telegraph Online (London: Daily Telegraph). 7 June 2009. Retrieved 7 June 2009. 
  6. ^ Interview with Yasmina
Preceded by
Lee McQueen
The Apprentice (UK) winner
Series Five (2009)
Succeeded by
Stella English

External links

  • BBC Yasmina interview
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