Heston Blumenthal chefs die in Hong Kong crash

Two chefs from Heston Blumenthal's Michelin-starred restaurant The Fat Duck have been killed in a car accident in Hong Kong.

The death of the two staff members, aged 30 and 34, in the incident involving a taxi and two double decker buses has been confirmed by the restaurant in Bray, Berkshire.

The chefs were senior members of staff at Heston's Fat Duck in Berkshire. Credit: Press Assocation

A restaurant spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that two members of Heston Blumenthal's culinary team were tragically killed in a car accident in Hong Kong.

"They were both senior members and great and dear friends. Two uniquely talented young chefs that were loved by everyone who worked with them. They will be sadly and deeply missed."