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

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 14th January 2014

Arnaud Bignon's The Greenhouse only restaurant to win 4 AA rosettes

The AA have announced a number of restaurants that have been awarded the new three and four AA Rosettes.  Of the restaurants receiving the awards, only Arnaud Bignon’s The Greenhouse in London has obtained the prestigious four AA Rosettes. Read more from The Staff Canteen  

Celebrity chef Marcus Wareing says waiters should be more friendly like American servers and 'less French' when serving us in restaurants

A double Michelin star-winning celebrity chef has said that British restaurants should be 'more American' when it comes to their service. After closing his eatery at the Berkeley hotel in Knightsbridge for refurbishment, TV chef Marcus Wareing said that he was going to be telling his waiters to be 'less French and more high-end American'. Read more from Mail Online  

Where has all the goats' cheese gone?

Goats' cheese in the UK and other parts of Europe is in short supply. Just when did the niche dairy product become so popular with British cheese fans?  "Ten years ago people wouldn't have noticed [a goats' cheese shortage] because the market was relatively small and there were very few people buying it. But that has changed," says Nigel White, secretary of the British Cheese Board.

Read more from BBC Food  

Snails? Farmers just can’t keep up with demand from British diners

When Helen Howard was looking for an unusual farming venture which required moderate husbandry and minimal land, she initially considered mushrooms or fish. In the end, there could only be one winner – helix aspersa maxima, better known as the edible garden snail. Read more from The Independent    

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 14th January 2014

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