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‘Devastated’: 1,000 redundancies as Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapses

‘Devastated’: 1,000 redundancies as Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapses

Business
Administrators to Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain say 22 sites have closed resulting in 1,000 redundancies after the business collapsed.KPMG said attempts to bring fresh investment into the celebrity chef's business - at a time of rising costs and fragile consumer confidence - had failed. The business was left without enough cash to trade while in administration, meaning that all but three of its 25 eateries have closed.Jamie Oliver said he was "devastated" as the collapse - first reported by Sky News - was announced. Image: 22 of the 25 sites have closed KPMG said Mr Oliver had made additional funds of £4m available since the start of this year as the business sought to attract new investment but after failing to do so "and in
Chelsea stars David Luiz and Willian accuse N’Golo Kante of being tight when he visits their swanky Italian restaurant in Mayfair

Chelsea stars David Luiz and Willian accuse N’Golo Kante of being tight when he visits their swanky Italian restaurant in Mayfair

Sports
KANT PAY The Brazilian duo own Babbo together and believe the World Cup winner tries to skip paying for his meal when he visits N’Golo Kante is renowned as being one of the nicest guys in football, but it seems even he has one crucial flaw. The Mini-driving Chelsea midfielder is notoriously shy and chooses to shun away from the celebrity lifestyle associated with being football. Kante (R) is a fan of a free meal at Luiz and Willian’s restaurant After helping France win the World Cup in Russia over the summer, the combative midfielder had to get Steven N’Zonzi to ask if he could hold the famous trophy aloft. But it seems as though the two-time Premier League is not shy when it comes to claiming a free meal according to his Ch...
Gaucho restaurant group collapses with 1,500 jobs at risk

Gaucho restaurant group collapses with 1,500 jobs at risk

Business
About 1,500 jobs are at risk after the Gaucho restaurant group said it intended to appoint administrators.The firm's advisors had been trying to find a buyer for the 39 restaurants in the Gaucho and Cau chains.However, high debt levels and a complex legal structure meant it had been unable to find an "agreed, solvent solution", a spokesperson said.The "ongoing underperformance" of Cau, which has been under threat since May, had also been an issue, Gaucho said.Directors have filed notice of intention to appoint administrators for the business, which is owned by the private equity firm Equistone."Until such time as the administrator has been appointed and agreed plans with management, it is business as usual," its statement said.Cau, described by Equistone ...
8 Easy, Healthy Recipes for Your Favorite Restaurant Meals

8 Easy, Healthy Recipes for Your Favorite Restaurant Meals

Health
Try this recipe: Wedge Salad with Shiitake "Bacon" The old-school American starter isn’t hard to whip up; it’s typically just iceberg lettuce that’s been topped with crumbled bacon, chopped tomatoes, and onions, and a blue cheese dressing. But those few ingredients—mainly the bacon and blue cheese—tack on excess calories fast.Since bacon isn’t exactly heart-healthy, we remade the classic appetizer with a vegetarian bent, swapping real bacon for shiitake ‘bacon’ bits—AKA mushrooms that get baked until they’re crispy, so they take on a similar smoky flavor. A buttermilk dressing made from avocado oil mayonnaise and a light dusting of blue cheese bring down the dish’s fat content too.Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
The Plastic Wrap Trick Restaurant Pros Swear By

The Plastic Wrap Trick Restaurant Pros Swear By

Health
"Hotel wrapping" is standard practice for saving and transporting food in many professional kitchens, but it's a practical technique that can be a total game changer for the home cook as well. Cling to this trick to become a true (plastic) wrap legend... and keep your food fresher, longer. This article originally appeared on RealSimple.comSome call it “hotel wrapping,” others say “banquet wrapping,” (depends on which restaurant industry veteran you ask), but whatever you call it—this is the only way you should be plastic wrapping your food. It’s a technique the pros swear by and it’s so easy to adopt into your own plastic wrapping practices. Basically, instead of laying a single sheet of plastic wrap over the opening of a container, to shield