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Coronavirus UK: Food suppliers & Restaurants offer Home deliveries

In light of the rising demand because of the lockdown, many restaurants have now switched to home delivery. Many chefs, waiters, and other hospitality workers have been laid off or furloughed. Food producers, wholesalers, and retailers have likewise been affected. Now producers across the country are offering home deliveries. And this is a brilliant way... Continue reading

Huddersfield chef is pride of his community

FREE MEALS PROVIDING MUCH-APPRECIATED HELP FOR ELDERLY AND VULNERABLE A HUDDERSFIELD chef has become the most popular man in his village after serving hundreds of free meals to the elderly, the vulnerable and the housebound. Ben Franco provides weekly supplies of hearty fare to the people of Almondbury with the food being distributed from a... Continue reading

Mayfair chefs make ready meals for vulnerable locals

With their restaurants shuttered, Michelin-starred chefs Andrew Wong (A Wong) and Kimberly Hernandez (Kym’s) are creating home meals, and donating the food to support the community in need. Elderlies and the vulnerable will receive the meals in a box at their doorstep – hand delivered by the restaurant’s team – minimising human contact. How to... Continue reading

Young hopefuls in North Lancashire & Lake District benefit from new catering course

If you’re a young hopeful read on… English Lakes Hotels Resorts and Venues has partnered up with Steven Doherty to launch a new Culinary Academy training initiative. The scheme sees participants training to become commis chefs while working for the hotel group, and training under Mr Doherty who runs the nearby Lakeland Cafe. The course... Continue reading

Claude Bosi jumps from Hibiscus to Bibendum

Flailing chef Claude Bosi has just shuttered his Hibiscus restaurant in Mayfair and taken on another basket case. Once boasting the best steak frites outside France, Bibendum in Chelsea was described by then director Simon Hopkinson as daring to be continental, Bibendum is now closed for another revamp as Bosi tries to rethink it amid... Continue reading

Ben Spalding at Leeds City College

Leeds City College catering students are hosting an evening of innovative dining with Chef Ben Spalding as he introduces a one-off, £25 dining experience in Leeds on March 8. Ben’s CV includes 28 + restaurants including; Per Se, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, the Ledbury, Bagatelle, The Fat Duck, Le Manoir, Vue de Monde and L’enclume; as well... Continue reading