News update 9/4/13 - our selection of food and chef news from the world's press

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 9th April 2013
Ritz staff help in Margaret Thatcher's final send off Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's body was driven away from the Ritz by private ambulance in the early hours of this morning, Read more from Caterer and hotelkeeper   Food inflation forces restaurant and pubs to put up menu prices by 6% The rising cost of food has forced restaurants and pubs to push up the price of dishes on their menus by 6 per cent over the last six months with the average price of a dish now up to £6.69 from £6.29 Read more from Big Hospitality   Wholesale food prices stabilise despite horse meat scandal The Catering Price Index reported a 0.73% overall rise in food prices so far in 2013, although February saw a monthly increase of 2.72% in meat products, which may have been an early indication of the effects of the horse meat scandal. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   Keri Moss to devise menu for self-sustaining community gastropub The Patch Keri Moss, last year's co-winner of MasterChef: The Professionals is to devise the menu for The Patch, London's first self-sustaining community gastropub. Read more from Big Hospitality

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 9th April 2013

News update 9/4/13 - our selection of food and chef news from the world's press