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The Staff Canteen

Editor 13th December 2013

Steven Edwards crowned MasterChef: The Professionals winner

Steven Edwards, 27, has been crowned winner of MasterChef: The Professionals 2013.  After six weeks of incredible cooking and culinary challenges, and an exceptionally close final cook off, his title was awarded by judges: legendary double Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr, chef Monica Galetti and MasterChef’s seasoned diner, Gregg Wallace.  Steven Edwards said: “It feels so surreal; I don’t know what to say, apart from thank you! Read more from The Staff Canteen  

Christmas for scrooges: Award-winning champagne for £9.99, whole cooked lobsters for £5.99. But how do they manage to sell them so cheaply?

A Michelin-starred chef and award-winning champagne at an exclusive London club: it’s not a scene that usually makes me think “budget supermarket”.  But the lobster, scallops and venison I was served by celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli last week at Home House, the private members’ club on London’s Portman Square, was part of a four-course, fine-dining experience created entirely from the products of the German chain Aldi. Read more from The Independent  

Dog food meat 'ended up in human food chain' says report

Meat meant for dog food is believed to have ended up in the human food chain in an "industrial-scale" fraud carried out in Northern Ireland, a government report has found. Read more from BBC News  

Inside the 24th ICEHOTEL

The 24th ICEHOTEL has opened for the winter season. Browse the following slides to see some of the hotel's highlights. See these amazing pics here The Telegraph

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 13th December 2013

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