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

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Editor 17th March 2014

Chris and Jeff Galvin launch supplier awards

Michelin-starred chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin have launched the Galvin Outstanding Supplier Awards to honour top producers and suppliers to their restaurants.  Around 200 suppliers and producers will be judged by 30 Galvin chefs from across the group each month on a set of criteria that includes quality of produce, any training that may accompany the produce and seasonality. Read more from Caterer & Hotelkeeper  

Ryan Giggs invites The Taste winner to cook at his Worsley restaurant

United star Ryan Giggs raised a glass to The Taste winner Debbie Halls-Evans’success as she celebrated her victory at his George's restaurant in Worsley .  Debbie, from Horwich, Bolton, will join the kitchen at George’s as a guest chef following her victory on the Channel 4 cookery show. Read more from Manchester Evening News  

Food Tube: a pukka recipe for the future of culinary content?

"If you don't want my gear [on TV], I've got plenty of other places to take it," Jamie Oliver told advertisers last autumn, brazenly and a tad cheekily, at a Channel 4 "upfront" preview presentation of its 2014 schedule.  No idle threat, either – Oliver's 14-month-old Food Tube channel on YouTube has more than 710,000 subscribers and will be joined at the end of March by another online video venture, Drinks Tube. Read more from The Guardian  

New food and drink event this summer - The Great Norwich Nosh Up

A new event celebrating food and drink from around the world is being staged in Norwich city centre this summer and pitches are now being reserved for local traders and producers.  Organised by Market Square Group, The Great Norwich Nosh Up will run over four days and feature some of the best regional, national and international food and drink available in the UK, as well as showcasing high-quality kitchen products and crafts. Read more from EDP 24  

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 17th March 2014

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