What's Hot on Chef+ August 2018

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 15th August 2018

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August sees the return of Great British Menu and we’re bringing you all of the coverage including interviews with the chef contestants, daily blogs and recipes from the show.

This month also means summer produce is at its peak and your dishes have been showcasing that on our Chef+ app.

Here’s our top picks of chefs to follow this month:

Sebastian Reischer

Sebastian Reischer, The Staff Canteen, What is hot on the Chef plus mobile app, chefs to follow, food pics

Pierre Schaeffer

Pierre Schaeffer, The Staff Canteen, What is hot on the Chef plus mobile app, chefs to follow, food pics

Simon Higgins

Simon Higgins, The Staff Canteen, What is hot on the Chef plus mobile app, chefs to follow, food pics

Top recipe pick of the month

Pickled Cucumber and Salmon Roulade with Black garlic and Granny Smith apple by Christos Siomadis

The most popular recipe this month was Pickled cucumber and salmon roulade with black garlic and Granny Smith apple by Christos Siomadis. This delicious fish recipe is packed with a mix of flavours and textures.

Top cocktail recipe of the month

JAMROCK Barbadian Rum Cocktail by Michal Golecki%2C head mixologist at Studio Bar%2C K West Hotel & Spa

Can you believe that the most popular drinks recipe this month was posted last year? The JAMROCK Barbadian Rum Cocktail, recipe by Michal Golecki, head mixologist at Studio Bar, K West Hotel & Spa. This colourful cocktail has Doorly’s XO rum, banana liqueur and Malibu, making it a perfect summer drink! It’s even named after the legend himself, Damian Marley.

What foods are in season in August?

August seasonal update

There’s plenty of rich and luxurious seasonal produce in August, including figs, grouse and monkfish. Make sure you upload your seasonal recipes and images to the Chef+ app, and we'll share the best ones on our social media channels.

If you’re wondering what fish and shellfish to put on your menus this month, there’s lots of great species in season including mussels, lemon sole and lobster.

Member of the Month July 2018

Stefan Winheim, The Staff Canteen Member of the Month July 2018
Stefan Winheim

Our Chef Plus Member of the Month for June is Stefan Winheim. Stefan works as chef de cuisine at the Hotel an der Therme Bad Orb, just outside of Frankfurt. He is responsible for catering for a variety of guests at the hotel and spa, and has a creative and modern cooking style.

For his prizes, Stefan won  a copy of  Cook Yourself Happy: The Danish Way by Caroline Fleming and The Staff Canteen 10th Anniversary mug.

The Staff Canteen Instagram Takeovers in August/September

The Staff Canteen Instagram Takeover, chefs to follow

We know that you guys love our Instagram Takeovers, so check this list and make sure you're following us to go behind the scenes with some of your favourite chefs from around the world!

Sunday, August 19 - Josh Overington, Le Cochon Aveugle with guest chef, Luke French

Sunday, August 26 – Matt Worswick X Gary Foulkes, The Latymer

Thursday, August 30 – Louisa Ellis (MasterChef: The Professionals 2017 finalist), pop-up at Yum Sa

Sunday, September 2 – Matt Worswick X George Blogg, The Latymer

Sunday, September 9 – Matt Worswick X Michael Deane, The Latymer

Sunday, September 16 – Matt Worswick X Tom Brown, The Latymer

If you want to be featured in next month's What's Hot, download our mobile app Chef+ where you can upload your images, recipes, videos and news stories for chefs worldwide to see!

>>> The app is free to download. 


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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 15th August 2018

What's Hot on Chef+ August 2018