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

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 5th August 2013
Recipes for the end of Ramadan on The Staff Canteen This week will see the end of the Islamic month of fasting or Ramadan which is celebrated by the festival of Eid-Ul-Fitr. Check out our Twitter feed and Facebook page all week for recipes to celebrate this special Islamic holiday.   Little Chef Bought By Kuwaiti Group 'For £15m' The Little Chef chain of roadside restaurants has been sold to a Kuwaiti restaurant group. Kuwait restaurant owner Kout Food Group Restaurants UK Limited (KFGR-UK) has bought the company for what is believed to be £15m. Read more from Sky News   L.A. Chef, 14, Aims for Stars With $120 Tasting Menus Flynn McGarry, 14, isn’t old enough to drive, but he has cooked with Daniel Boulud on NBC’s “Today” show. He’s worked in the kitchens of chefs Grant Achatz of Alinea in Chicago and Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park in New York. Danish superchef Rene Redzepi follows him on Twitter. Read more from Bloomberg   Adam Byatt planning to open second Bistro Union restaurant in 2014 Adam Byatt, chef-owner of the Trinity and Bistro Union restaurants in Clapham, has revealed he is in the closing stages of negotiations to secure a site in London for the second venue under the Bistro Union concept. Read more from Big Hospitality

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 5th August 2013

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