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British chef converts classic Citroen into world’s smallest mobile kitchen

British chef converts classic Citroen into world’s smallest mobile kitchen

Well-known chef and founder of The Style Academy, Andrew Mellon, has devised what he claims is the world’s smallest mobile food truck, in the form of a converted Citroen 2CV car. He plans to take the vehicle, which has been kitted out with £35,000 of catering equipment, around the UK as part a campaign to

Contract caterer hires BBC Masterchef star as development chef manager

Contract catering firm T (n) S Catering has appointed Wayne Sullivan – a former semi-finalist in BBC show Masterchef: The Professionals – as its development chef manager. The Leamington Spa-based firm says his skills will support the business’s ambition in closing the gap between food innovations on the high street by bringing similar provisions to

Leading hotel chef relishing chance to rule kitchen roost

The new executive chef of one of the country’s top hotels and Michelin star restaurants has described how she is looking forward to putting her stamp on its kitchen and inspiring her brigade to even greater achievements. Lisa Goodwin-Allen, who has worked at Northcote in Lancashire for more than 17 years, was recently promoted to the top

New culinary director at The Stafford London given remit to launch future restaurant projects

The Stafford London has announced the appointment of Ben Tish as culinary director, overseeing the entire food offering, including The Game Bird restaurant, the celebrated American Bar, Wine Cellars, private dining, suites and in-room dining.   Tish (left) joins from his previous role as c hef director of Salt Yard Group, launching the renowned Soho sites

Vivek Singh explains why bigger isn’t always better when it comes to kitchens

Vivek Singh is one of the most renowned modern Indian chefs in the country, with a collection of leading London restaurants to his name, including The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen, Cinnamon Soho and Cinnamon Bazaar. At this year’s Commercial Kitchen Show, he gave a frank account of how his attitude towards kitchen design is shaped

Tim Allen named executive director of F&B at burgeoning property group

Celebrated chef and Great British Menu contender Tim Allen has been appointed executive director of food and beverage at Select Property Group as the group readies for expansion. The announcement comes as the company elevates its focus on the food and beverage industry with the group looking to open its first joint venture restaurant with Allen

Jamie Oliver won’t shut any more restaurants now ‘problem sites’ have closed

Jamie Oliver has said he is not planning to shut any more restaurants following the decision to axe six “problem sites” from his portfolio at the start of this year. The TV chef hit the headlines back in January when he closed half a dozen restaurants from his Jamie’s Italian group, blaming Brexit cost pressures