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

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Editor 12th November 2013

Chef Charlie Trotter's Touching Memorial Service

It was one of the most beautiful services I've ever attended.  The Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago was filled to bursting for Chef Charlie Trotter's memorial service, every pew was filled as well as the balcony.  Chairs had to be added to the edges for the overflow crowd for this tribute that was open to the public and included many of the nation's top chefs such as Emeril Lagasse, Rick Bayless and Art Smith. Read more from Chicago Now  

Heston Blumenthal to open Heathrow restaurant

Heston Blumenthal is to open his first airport restaurant at Heathrow’s new Terminal Two in June next year, the Standard can reveal.  The three Michelin starred culinary maestro has been signed up to launch a diner serving “British favourites” such as fish and chips, burgers and pizza. There will also be a bar and deli that will be the Fat Duck’s owner’s first shop. Read more from London Evening Standard  

Restaurant staff in tears after man leaves touching note about his late wife on their anniversary

A man left restaurant staff in tears after writing a touching note on a napkin saying the eatery was his late wife’s favourite place to eat. Read more from Metro  
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 12th November 2013

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