Top Headlines

People on the Move in Hospitality: April 2014

SIBA chairman Guy Sheppard and Mike Benner

We've rounded up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry, with the past month seeing a number of key appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including Gravetye Manor, Giraffe and The Garrison.

Related news

News in brief

New restaurant concept Pavilion to open in Kensington

Chef Adam Simmonds, who held a Michelin star at his previous site, is overseeing a new restaurant concept opening in London’s Kensington High Street on 31 May. 

American diner trend continues: Zaks announces first franchise

Blue Sky Leisure’s Norfolk-based American diner chain Zaks is opening a fourth restaurant in the south west of the county under its first franchise partnership.

Accor reports strong Q1 results following business split

Global hotel group Accor is celebrating the success of its new business strategy after recording healthy growth in the first quarter.

Gusto undertakes MBO from Living Ventures

Restaurant and bar group Gusto has completed a management buyout from Living Ventures, the Tim Bacon-led premium operator, with funding from private equity group Palatine as it looks to add about 15 sites over the next four years, including a move into the London area, M&C Report has learnt.

Video & Gallery

BigHighlights

National Restaurateurs’ Dinner 2014: in pictures

National Restaurateurs’ Dinner 2014: in pictures

The 27th National Restaurateurs’ Dinner (NRD) took place at the Dorchester on Tuesday, helping raise over £80,000 for...

Travellers’ Choice: Top 10 UK tourism hotspots

Travellers’ Choice: Top 10 UK tourism hotspots

London is the third-best travel destination in the world, according to TripAdvisor’s sixth annual Travellers’ Choice awards...

#AskMark: Our inspiring Twitter Q&A with Mark Sargeant reviewed

#AskMark: Our inspiring Twitter Q&A with Mark Sargeant reviewed

Whether it was his advice for young chefs, his memories of working with Gordon Ramsay or his...

Business Profile: Ping Pong

Business Profile: Ping Pong

Ping Pong’s change-of-location strategy and design brief move it a step closer to bringing dim sum to...

Development Chef Awards 2014: In Pictures

Development Chef Awards 2014: In Pictures

The Farm Frites Development Chef Awards 2014 took place in London yesterday, recognising and rewarding the best menus, dishes...

BigHospitality's sister publication is the leading magazine dedicated to the UK’s restaurant trade. Subscribe today for as little as £63.

Follow us on

Suppliers

Digital Edition - Restaurant Magazine

Access to the Restaurant Magazine digital edition