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Never mind the spatchcocks… Caterer's February quiz

25 February 2014 by
Never mind the spatchcocks… Caterer's February quiz

Think you remember everything that happened in the hospitality industry in February? Try our light-hearted end-of-month quiz and find out… (if you can't see the interactive quiz, please see the text version below or take part on your tablet or smartphone here)

*Tip If the question appears to be cut off, mouse over it to see more…* SCORE: 7 - 8 Penthouse suite 5 - 6 Room with a view 3 - 4 Bed and breakfast 1 - 2 Bunk bed in shared dorm TEXT VERSION: How did a Russian restaurant near the Olympic events at Sochi make it plain that American spies were unwelcome? a) A bear-skin wearing bruiser with a kalashnikov told them so b) A polite but firm sign outside read: "We do not serve FBI and CIA agents" c) It closed to all customers to be on the safe side What added extras led to a US McDonald's worker being charged by police? a) Cocaine in the Coca-Cola b) Heroin in the Happy Meals c) Marijuana in the McFlurries Why was a restaurant in Nigeria forced to close by authorities? a) The service was, quite frankly, appalling b) It hadn't paid its taxes c) It was found to be selling dishes made from human flesh A Birmingham restaurant was forced to fork out nearly £9,000 in fines. What had it done wrong? a) Falsely claimed it served halal meat b) It was found to have served alcohol eight minutes outside of its licensed hours c) The loud Hawaiian shirts that formed part of the uniform were considered crimes against taste Why did two-Michelin starred San Sebastian restaurant Mugaritz hit the headlines? a) Its kitchen porter won a pie-eating contest b) The kitchen brigade and front of house teams formed rival choirs and took to the town square to have a sing-off c) It introduced a smell-able menu smartphone app What was the inspiration behind a Detroit chef's special one-off 10-course menu? a) British indie band Radiohead's 2000 album Kid A b) The 10 Commandments c) The Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step programme Why is three-Mchelin started chef Gilles Goujon campaigning to ban smartphones and people using them to take pictures of food in restaurants? a) "Someone could copy me" b) "It takes away the surprise" c) "A photo taken on an average smartphone is rarely a great image" How did peers react to the introduction of a new coffee machine at the subsidised Barry Room restaurant, in the House of Lords? a) "You could not have calculated a move more likely to spread ill will" b) "About time!" c) They didn't. The Lords are defiant drinkers of Darjeeling *Answers: 1:b, 2:b, 3:c, 4:a, 5:c; 6:a, 7:d (all of the above), 8:a* [Never Mind the Spatchcocks… January >>](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.co.uk/Articles/29/1/2014/351224/never-mind-the-spatchcocks-caterer-s-january-quiz.htm) [Caterer and Hotelkeeper - Quiz of the year 2013 >>
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