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Martin Blunos to open fish and seafood restaurant in Bath

Two Michelin-starred chef Martin Blunos is bringing his passion for simplicity and seafood to Bath with a new restaurant opening later this month. Read more from Big Hospitality  

Bid now for chance to cook with four Michelin star chefs in Hospitality Action fundraiser

Manchester House head chef Aiden Byrne is giving one lucky bidder the chance to meet and cook with four Michelin-starred chefs as part of a fundraising evening for Hospitality Action.  Aiden has called on fellow celebrity chefs Daniel CliffordTom Aikens and Michael Wignall to host a special dinner at his North West-based restaurant which will see the star-studded chefs collaborate to produce an eight course menu on Tuesday 18 February in aid of the charity which provides a lifeline for current and former hospitality industry workers who find themselves in crisis or need. Read more from The Staff Canteen  

Meat cleavers at dawn as butcher Jack O'Shea accuses chef Heston Blumenthal of owing him £35,000

They're billing it as the culinary mad scientist vs Meat Jack.   For celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal and butcher Jack O’Shea are going head to head, though it won’t involve kitchen knives and meat cleavers — yet.  The dispute involves meat worth £35,000, which was allegedly supplied by O’Shea to Blumenthal’s  three-star Michelin restaurant, The Fat Duck, in Bray, Berkshire. Read more from Mail Online  

This is what happens when you leave pizza dough in a bin overnight

You’d think that one of the world’s biggest pizza chains would know a thing or two about pizza.  But the message that pizza dough has a nasty habit of expanding was apparently lost on one Papa John’s Pizza worker.... Read more from Metro
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Editor 12th February 2014

Daily news update: our selection of food and chef news from the worlds press