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‘Chicken king’ Boparan swallows burger chain GBK

‘Chicken king’ Boparan swallows burger chain GBK

Business
The poultry tycoon who rescued Carluccio's earlier this year is to swallow another of Britain's leading restaurant chains by taking control of Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK).Sky News has learnt that Ranjit Boparan, who has built one of the country's largest casual dining groups through a string of takeovers, is to buy GBK through a pre-pack administration. The deal is expected to take place later this week, and potentially as soon as Wednesday. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 'There's been a murder' of Glasgow's hospitality sector ...
Byron burger allergy death: Owen Carey’s family demand law change

Byron burger allergy death: Owen Carey’s family demand law change

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device The family of a teenager with a dairy allergy who died after he unwittingly ate buttermilk in a burger restaurant have called for a change in the law.Owen Carey ordered grilled chicken at Byron burger at the O2 Arena in London while celebrating his 18th birthday. He told staff about his allergy but was not told the meal included buttermilk.After a coroner ruled he was not told about allergens that led to his death, Mr Carey's family said the current policy left too much room for error.Speaking outside Southwark Coroner's Court, Mr Carey's sister Emma Kocher said her brother's death should not have happened. She said the family wanted someth...
The Best Healthy Burger Recipes

The Best Healthy Burger Recipes

Health
It’s not a summer cookout without seafood, so of course, this to-die-for burger is a must for your menu. Ask your store’s seafood counter to skin the salmon for you. Then you just chop, season, grill, and serve. Ingredients: Salmon fillet, baby spinach, panko (Japanese breadcrumbs), fresh lemon juice, fresh ginger, low-sodium soy sauce, sesame seeds, salt, black pepper, fat-free Greek yogurt, fresh dill, minced garlic, olive oil cooking spray, whole-wheat hamburger buns Calories: 463 Try this recipe: Sesame Seed-Crusted Salmon Burger With Yogurt SauceLet's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
Is McDonald's New Burger With Fresh Beef Actually Any Healthier?

Is McDonald's New Burger With Fresh Beef Actually Any Healthier?

Health
McDonald’s announced today that it has replaced frozen beef with fresh, cooked-to-order patties for its Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers at approximately 3,500 restaurants in select markets. According to a company press release, the upgrade will be available at all participating restaurants in the contiguous United States by early May.The fast-food giant says that customers in test markets have loved the “hotter and juicier” fresh-beef quarter-pound burgers and that the company “saw a 90% customer satisfaction from customers who ordered the burgers and 90% intent to repurchase.”Clearly, there are some taste and temperature advantages to having a burger “cooked right when ordered, and not a second before,” as Mickey D’s website states. But what we really want t...
Robots are coming to a burger joint near you

Robots are coming to a burger joint near you

Finance
Grilling burgers may be fun on the Fourth of July, but less so if hot grease is your daily grind.Enter Miso Robotics. The southern California start-up has built a robotic "kitchen assistant" called Flippy to do the hot, greasy and repetitive work of a fry cook. Flippy employs machine learning and computer vision to identify patties on a grill, track them as they cook, flip and then place them on a bun when they're done.Miso is part of a budding kitchen automation industry. Its peers include Zume Pizza, Cafe X, Makr Shakr, Frobot and Sally, which are developing robots to help commercial kitchens churn out pizzas, lattes, cocktails, frozen yogurt, and salads.In a recent CNBC interview, Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed predicted robots would replace fast food workers by the mid-2020s. It's not as if...