TV chef Kevin Thornton gives insight ...

TV chef Kevin Thornton gives insight …

Irish chef Kevin Thornton has given an insight into life working under Paul Bocuse, telling The Caterer “He was my Escoffier”.   The renowned chef, who gave his name to the Bocuse d’Or culinary competition, died on Saturday at the age of 91. Thornton had a two-month paid position at Paul Bocuse’s restaurant L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges in Lyon, […]

Father of gastronomy Paul Bocuse dies...

Father of gastronomy Paul Bocuse dies…

Legendary chef Paul Bocuse has died aged 91. The death of the man referred to as the father of gastronomy was announced by the French interior minister today (20 January). As well as leading the nouvelle cuisine movement, Bocuse founded the Bocuse d’Or competition, which since 1987 has seen some of the world’s greatest chefs compete in […]

Book review: ‘Akelaŕe: New Basque Cui...

Book review: ‘Akelaŕe: New Basque Cui…

Global restaurant fashions come and go, but San Sebastián in northern Spain, with its thrilling mix of casual pinxcho bars and cutting-edge, high-end restaurants, remains a place of gastronomic pilgrimage. It’s home to a constellation of Michelin stars, including Arzak, Mugaritz and Martín Berasategui, as well as Akelaŕe, run by legendary chef Pedro Subijana for […]

Delaware North makes series of key ap...

Delaware North makes series of key ap…

US-based contract caterer Delaware North has made a series of appointments in the UK following the acquisition of Magicgoal. Delaware purchased Magicgoal, the company behind Prime Burger, Chicken Rotisserie and Sandwich & Co, in November 2017. Founder of Prime Burger and event catering operation, the Fine Food Company, Robert Tame has joined as concept development […]

Acorn Awards: Our rising stars

Acorn Awards: Our rising stars

If you know a superstar under the age of 30 who works in hospitality, it’s time to recognise their achievements. Katherine Price takes a look at some of the far-flung places past Acorn Award winners have set down their roots Dubai, New York, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong – these are just a few of the […]

Richard Turner announces closure of T...

Richard Turner announces closure of T…

Chef Richard Turner has closed his three-AA-rosette Birmingham based restaurant, Turners at 69. A statement on Twitter reads: “I have made the decision to close Turners at 69 as of Monday 15 January 2018. The restaurant has enjoyed many wonderful years on the Birmingham dining scene. “I would like to apologise to anyone who will […]

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