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

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 10th June 2013
  Sergio Herman to close three-star Dutch restaurant Oud Sluis at end of year Three-star restaurant Oud Sluis is closing its doors at the end of this year, owner and chef Sergio Herman announced on Monday. 'I have reached my limit both literally and figuratively,' Herman said in an interview on the restaurant's website. Read more from Dutch News   This week is Food Safety Week Food Safety Week 2013 takes place during 10-16 June and this year the question is: ‘Are you ready to cook safely?’ Read more from the Food Standards Agency   Can food help us cope with grief? After the death of someone close food can seem unimportant. Grieving can make us lose our appetite and the motivation to cook, but food can also play an important healing role in remembering those who have gone. Read more from BBC Food   Yo! Sushi to launch Yo! Burger Yo! Sushi is set to launch a new rice burger, known as the Yo! Burger, which it said would mark a departure from its traditional offering. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   Veggie burgers the most popular vegetarian choice for UK pubs Veggie burgers are now the most popular vegetarian item on pub menus with 35% of all outlets stocking one according to food & drink consultants, CGA Strategy. Read more from Hospitality and Catering News

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 10th June 2013

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