We also examined how the British attitude towards high end food has changed over the past decade as we visited the Taste of London festival and received some interesting observations from the restaurant critic, Jay Raynor. We then headed to Taste of Christmas to ask Jamie Oliver and other chefs to give us their tips for the perfect Christmas dinner. We received some great ideas for turkey, goose and even some advice on how to make Brussel sprouts taste amazing.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.