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

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Editor 17th June 2013
Awards for Clare Smyth and Jill Stein in Queen's birthday honours list Jill Stein, founder and director of the Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, Cornwall, headed hospitality personalities celebrated in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, with the award of an OBE. She was joined by Clare Smyth, chef patron of Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   Police investigate after Charles Saatchi is seen with hand on Nigella Lawson's throat Scotland Yard is seeking “to establish the facts” of an apparent violent row between the television chef Nigella Lawson and her husband Charles Saatchi during which he placed his hand around her throat. Read more from The Independent   James Petrie leaves The Fat Duck One of Heston Blumental’s right-hand chefs has resigned after working for 11 years at the Fat Duck. Jamie Petrie, also widely known as Jocky, has stepped down from his role as head of creative development at The Fat Duck Experimental Kitchen in Bray, Berkshire. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   This week is National Picnic Week National Picnic Week has been celebrating Britain’s love for an outdoor lunch for nine years now and in that time our love of the picnic has only grown. Find out more about National Picnic Week here    

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 17th June 2013

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