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

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Editor 21st March 2014

Cyrus Todiwala launches Zest Quest Asia contest

Cyrus Todiwala of Cafe Spice Namaste and Mr Todiwala’s Kitchen, has launched Zest Quest Asia – the new name for the Asian Junior Chefs’ Challenge ? in association with the MasterChefs of Great Britain (MCGB). Read more from Caterer & Hotelkeeper  

Cook Manchester is helping food start-ups

A new food venture is aiming to help culinary start-ups.  Trafford-Park based Cook Manchester, which opened last month, offers a 3,000 sq ft professional kitchen that can be hired by caterers, food producers, teachers and event organisers.  The well-equipped professional kitchen offers access to heavy duty food production equipment, including large steam and combi ovens, six-ring burner ranges, stand mixers and even an enormous four-deck bakery oven. Read more from Manchester Evening News  

Food truck offers Mexican treats on the streets of North Devon

A STREET food truck selling top-notch Mexican dishes has been making its way around North Devon.  Harry Harvey and his mum Debbie Munro set up Calaca Loca, meaning day of the dead in Mexican, around a year ago once Harry returned from an 11-year stint as a chef in California.  Having moved away at 16 to train as a chef and after working in fine dining restaurants abroad, Harry decided it was time to become his own boss as well as move closer to his family. Read more from North Devon Journal

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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 21st March 2014

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