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French Chefs Embrace Fast Food; Rachael Ray Presents Diddy with Bling

• As fast food becomes more acceptable in France, chefs like Paul Bocuse and Alain Ducasse are offering up their own interpretations on the genre. [WSJ]

• Rachael Ray gave Diddy a diamond cuff for his birthday. [NYP]

• Mark Sargeant, Gordon Ramsay’s right hand man for the past thirteen years, has quit to join another restaurant company. [Bloomberg]

• It turns out that Bravo’s United Plates of America isn’t the only series with that title: Brian Lerch has been producing a show with the title for a year. [Eater]

• Hunger groups have too many people volunteering on Thanksgiving and not enough during the rest of the year. [NYT]

French Chefs Embrace Fast Food; Rachael Ray Presents Diddy with Bling