By Salina Christmas
....can possibly be another man's pet.
After a few years'
stint in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Toine Hoeksel was posted
by the Ritz Carlton, where he was one of the big chefs,
to man the hotel's Shanghai operation.
One of his duties is to make sure
that he gets familiar "with suppliers and their hideouts," he
"In other words, we’re
auditing them so we have our roots covered in
regards to food safety."
While doing spot checks, Toine and
colleagues would come across shocking stuff that can
persuade them "to turn vegetarian
in most cases."
But nothing quite prepared him and
his team for this particular find during one routine food