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

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 3rd September 2013
Fancy a bite? Chef creates Britain's 'biggest burger' - a 25lb monster containing 25,000 calories The massive snack nestles between two 20in buns crammed with 4lb of cheese, 20 sliced tomatoes and 1lb of salad leaves. It takes more than two hours to cook and is made with enough beef to make 100 quarter-pound burgers. Read more from Yahoo! News   Chefs with Altitude: Kilimanjaro climbers return with a story to tell The team of chefs and restaurateurs that made it all the way to the summit of Kilimanjaro in aid of Farm Africa have described the climb as ‘extremely hard’ and ‘incredibly emotional’. Read more from Big Hospitality   Restaurant boss spends £1,500 on gigantic 16-stone halibut... then realises it's  too big to fit in kitchen A little dishy wasn't quite big enough for  this fishy - nor was the door of Rab McAleese's restaurant. The owner of the Little Italy eatery in  Dumfries forked out £1,500 for the huge halibut and had it shipped to his restaurant  in a refrigerated truck Read more from The Daily Mail   A nation of sales addicts? UK revealed as the promotion capital of Europe with  55% of food bought on offer Shoppers in the UK have become addicted to  buying goods on sale, with as much as 59 per cent of non-food items and 55 per  cent of food bought on promotion, according to a study Read more from This is Money        
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 3rd September 2013

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