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Editor 16th January 2014

Tuddenham: Tuddenham Mill head chef Paul Foster leaves for new challenge

Paul Foster will cook his last meal at the Tuddenham Mill hotel at the end of February having been head chef at the west Suffolk venue since 2010.  It was the 31-year-old’s first role as a head chef after learning his trade in restaurants around the world, and he has won a host of accolades during his time at the hotel near Newmarket. Read more from EADT24  

Michelin-star-chef Albert Roux hopes to inspire Perth

World-Renowned chef Albert Roux has been unveiled as the keynote speaker at a major industry event taking place at Perth Concert Hall on March 5.  The Going Places with Scotland’s Food and Drink Industry Conference will bring together experts from across the country.  Three-Michelin-star-chef Roux hopes to inspire them to make the most of events happening over the next 12 months. Read more from The Courier  

Solution to ‘ethnic skills crisis’ lies in training more UK chefs, says restaurateur

The owner of a new Pakistani restaurant in London has dismissed fears of the looming ‘ethnic skills crisis’, claiming he would rather hire UK-based chefs than those from the Indian subcontinent. Read more from Big Hospitality  

In pictures: Plane eating in Ghana

Two months after a new restaurant was launched in Ghana’s capital, Accra, it is flying high. Known locally as the Green Plane, it is located in an old DC-10 aeroplane which used to travel from Ghana to Europe and the US. It is proving popular, especially with those who want to see what it is like inside an aircraft. View more from BBC News

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 16th January 2014

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