Grant Achatz, in the latest round of the Piglet, employed his staff to test recipes: "A good cook always knows his strengths, drawing from the resources that are available to him in order to get through the hectic days. As it turns out I happen to have a brigade of 24 chefs at my disposal. All of a sudden the recipe testing got much easier."
The upcoming season premiere of Iron Chef Americawill pit White House Chef Cristeta Comerford and Bobby Flay against Mario Batali and Emeril Lagasse. Michelle Obama will reveal the secret ingredient: "anything that grows in the White House garden."
Chef Sandwich: Michelin-starred restaurant The Star Inn, in Harome, North Yorkshire was shut down because of Norovirus: "More than 80 people are known to have developed symptoms after eating at the restaurant between October 18 and October 28. A number of restaurant staff are also known to be affected by symptoms."