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Since 1983 chefs, winemakers and other foodservice professionals have gathered in Lyon, France for Sirha, the biennial international hospitality and foodservice conference that also encompasses two of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions: the Bocuse d’Or and the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie, or World Pastry Cup. While these events — often referred to as the culinary Olympic Games — have been drawing chefs to Sirha for decades, this year will mark the debut of an event at the conference.[…] Continue Reading »
On Friday, Japan experienced the worst earthquake in its history and a tsunami. The death toll is at least 1,800 and concerns over nuclear reactors continue.
The majority of the 3,300 McDonald’s locations in Japan are open, but a few hundred are closed because of damage or staffing issues, said Bridget Coffing of McDonald’s Global External Communications.[…] Continue Reading »