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Good Week Bad Week: 15/01/2010

15 January 2010

Our regular catch-up of what has brought a burst of sunshine - or a mantle of storm clouds - to the catering and hospitality world this week.


Pierre Gallet The veteran chef is awarded the Maitrise Escoffier by the French Culinary Council of Great Britain for his services to catering.

Lime Wood
The luxury hotel in Hampshire plays host to the wedding celebrations of model Sophie Dahl and jazz musician Jamie Cullum.

Indian restaurant Nakodar Grill in Glasgow lures loved-up couples with a chocolate curry in time for Valentine's Day.

Charity Catering giant Compass beats its £250,000 target by raising more than £267,000 for Cancer Research.


Juvenile responsibility Glasgow City Council orders parents to accompany children under the age of 16 at all times on licensed premises - even on a trip to the loo.

Budget keeping
Food prices look set to soar after sub-zero temperatures leave farmers unable to harvest vegetables and hauliers unable to distribute fresh produce.

US franchisees are suing the fast food chain over its decision to promote grilled chicken over the traditional, fried alternative.

Antony Worrall Thompson
The chef faces possible fines after a failed asylum seeker is found working in his restaurant Kew Grill.

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