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28-Oct-2016 - Michelin-starred chefs Raymond Blanc, Bruno Loubet, and Ashley Palmer-Watts are to collaborate for the annual Hospitality Action fundraising dinner at Brasserie Joël, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
28-Oct-2016 - From the industry’s reaction to the Heathrow expansion, to the best pub of the year, we revisit some of the week’s top stories
28-Oct-2016 - Jules Thin Crust, the US organic thin crust pizza company, has opened its first UK site, in Putney, south west London.
28-Oct-2016 - Smiths of Smithfield is to open its first new site in three years, with a restaurant and bar in London’s Cannon Street on 21 November.
28-Oct-2016 - The Marksman pub in London’s Bethnal Green has been named Michelin Pub of the Year 2017, after beating 500 other establishments in the Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2017.
28-Oct-2016 - As Ben Booker approaches his 10th year as general manager at Elite Hotels Group's Ashdown Park Hotel in East Sussex, he shares his tips on running a successful independent hotel
27-Oct-2016 - Travelodge has opened is first hotel in Thetford and confirmed plans to launch a further four sites in East Anglia.
27-Oct-2016 - David Simak, head pastry chef at Albert and Michel Roux Jr’s Crossbasket Castle in Glasgow, has won the first ever Chocolate Dessert of the Year contest, in front of a...
27-Oct-2016 - Carluccio’s, the Italian-style restaurant group, is to introduce virtual reality (VR) glasses to customers when it launches its biggest ever menu overhaul this November.
27-Oct-2016 - Victor Garvey is changing the name of his Spanish restaurant Duende to Encant ahead of the opening of a second site next year.
27-Oct-2016 - Parabola, the soon-to-launch restaurant at London’s relocated Design Museum, from Peter Prescott and Sir Terence Conran, is to host a stellar guest chef series including Jeremy Lee and Martin Morales....
27-Oct-2016 - Casual dining chain Cote has secured a second site for its American-themed restaurant Limeyard as part a planned expansion in the South East.
27-Oct-2016 - The Yorkshire Meatball Company has permanently closed its store in Harrogate blaming an influx of chain restaurants to the town.
26-Oct-2016 - Gourmet Burger Kitchen CEO Alasdair Murdoch says its ‘business as usual’ across the company's growing estate following its takeover by Wimpy owner Famous Brands almost two months ago.
26-Oct-2016 - Calling all foodservice companies: the new Chefs’ Choice Awards are your chance to show the restaurant industry that you are best in class.
26-Oct-2016 - Customers’ increased knowledge about food, increased informality, and the need to run restaurants as standalone businesses are some of the trends making the biggest impact on hotel food & beverage...
26-Oct-2016 - Leon could be forced to change the name of its ‘Original Superfood Salad’ after the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) ruled that the product broke marketing laws.
26-Oct-2016 - Irish hotel operator Dalata Hotels has bought the freehold interest of the Clayton Hotel in Cardiff for £24m.
26-Oct-2016 - The London-based restaurant and bar group, has confirmed the rebranding of two of its recently acquired Corney & Barrow sites, with The Otherist, on Old Broad Street in the City,...
26-Oct-2016 - We find out from Red Dog Saloon owner and founder Tom Brooke what's behind the success of his American restaurant chain as it begins its expansion outside London.
25-Oct-2016 - Premier Inn is planning to double its number of high-tech hub hotels following strong half-year sales at the chain.
25-Oct-2016 - The hospitality and tourism industry, including the BHA, UKinbound and VisitBritain, has welcomed today’s decision to expand London Heathrow Airport.
25-Oct-2016 - French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is to open a new, as-yet-unnamed restaurant at The Connaught hotel in London’s Mayfair in spring 2017.
25-Oct-2016 - Bōkan, a new restaurant and roof terrace from Aurelie Altemaire, former head chef at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, is to open at the 313-bedroom Novotel Canary Wharf hotel in January....
25-Oct-2016 - Chinese tourism and aviation conglomerate HNA has bought a 25 per cent stake in the Hilton hotel group, the companies said yesterday.