Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press

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Editor 7th May 2013
Peruvian stars of World's 50 Best to open new restaurant in London Peruvian chefs Gastón Acurio and Virgilio Martínez, whose Lima-based restaurants both featured on this year’s World’s 50 Best list, have joined forces to launch a new restaurant in London later this year. Read more from Big Hospitality   Blue Hill wins US Outstanding Restaurant at James Beard Food Awards Blue Hill in New York won the Outstanding Resaurant award at the James Beard Food Awards while the Outstanding Chef award was shared by David Chang of Momofuku and Paul Kahan of Blackbird. Read more from Bloomberg   Food overtakes rent as biggest cost for restaurants The cost of food has overtaken rent and rates and sits second only to staff costs in a list of major overheads facing UK restaurants, according to a new survey. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   Restaurant owner is jailed for dealing drugs from kitchen More than £15,000 worth of cannabis was found growing in a Nottingham restaurant by police. The restaurant owner was said to have turned to drug dealing to pay off his debts. Read more from This is Nottingham

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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 7th May 2013

Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press