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

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 24th May 2013
EU drops plan to ban dipping bowls of olive oil Widespread criticism from the hospitality industry and consumers appears to have led bureaucrats in Brussels to have scrapped the proposed regulations, which were described by Martin Couchman, the deputy chief executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA) as “a nonsense”. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   The Samling Hotel appoints former Noma chef James Cross Cross joins the Lake District property from the Danish restaurant that has was voted the world’s best for three consecutive years. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   Chef who loses sense of smell in random attack angry after thug spared jail Stephen Mountford suffered multiple fractures to the nose when he was head butted and beaten by Gordon Stephenson – and now has to ask supportive colleagues to smell and taste food he is preparing. Read more from The Northern Echo
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 24th May 2013

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