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Five star Langham Hotel in hot water over salmonella outbreak following high tea service

21 July, 2015

A high tea service at Melbourne's five star Langham Hotel has left 6 people in hospital and a further 28 unwell. The service took place at the hotel's Aria Bar and Lounge over the weekend of the 11th and 12th July.

A spokesman for the Health Department, Bram Alexander, has said that guests of the hotel can be assured that they are no longer at risk, with all suspect foods having been disposed of.

High tea experiencing a resurgence!

Many people may see high tea as being a culinary tradition from yesteryear but many young guns in the industry are literally turning that theory on its head! The days of cucumber sandwiches without crusts and scones with jam and cream are well and truly over for the up and coming in the industry who feel that it is long overdue for an overhaul of fun and inventiveness.