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26-Aug-2016 - From high-profile restaurant lists to chefs writing to the Mayor of London, it was eventful this week. Here’s some of the top stories
26-Aug-2016 - Restaurants across the UK are helping to raise money for the victims of the Italian earthquake, via the Italian Red Cross.
26-Aug-2016 - The Clink Restaurant charity – which trains prisoners in hospitality skills and runs high-end restaurants in prisons ‒ has partnered with the 453-bedroom London Hilton on Park Lane for a fundraising dinner.
26-Aug-2016 - Gusto, the Italian-style restaurant group, is to launch its first site in Birmingham next month after a £1m investment, amid wider expansion plans.
26-Aug-2016 - It’s no secret that Brits love their dogs, and recent trends suggest that hospitality is starting to wake up to the business benefits of catering to customers' canine friends. ...
26-Aug-2016 - SACO The Serviced Apartment Company has appointed a leadership team to oversee and spearhead the growth of its new aparthotel brand Locke.
26-Aug-2016 - Late-night restaurant group VQ opened its third site in Notting Hill this month ahead of its 21st birthday in October.
25-Aug-2016 - Businesses with employees of different ages can boost employee happiness and productivity, and increase customer satisfaction, according to research from fast food giant McDonald’s.
25-Aug-2016 - Maxwell’s Restaurants Group has revealed plans to open a new Covent Garden venue as part of a wider £1m investment across its late-night estate.
25-Aug-2016 - The UK’s love affair with burgers has seen the market grow by almost a quarter in the last five years, a new study claims.
25-Aug-2016 - Simpsons, the Michelin-starred restaurant near Birmingham, is to hold a series of chef collaborations, following news of the forthcoming one-off dinner with the team of Sticky Walnut.
25-Aug-2016 - Chamberlain’s chef-patron Andrew Jones has increased his shareholding in the business to give him ‘greater control’ as it celebrates its 15th year of trade.
25-Aug-2016 - Nathan Outlaw, the Michelin-starred chef whose Restaurant Nathan Outlaw flagship came in second place in the 2017 Waitrose Good Food Guide, has revealed a new seafood-focussed menu for his soon-to-open...
24-Aug-2016 - Restaurants, hotels and pubs are stocking more wines from cool climate regions to help fuel diner demand for lighter, fresher and food-friendly styles.
24-Aug-2016 - A one-off collaboration between Chester restaurant Sticky Walnut and Michelin-starred Birmingham site Simpsons has sold out in two and a half hours.
24-Aug-2016 - Bossa, a new Brazilian-style restaurant, is to open in Leeds city centre on 19 September.
24-Aug-2016 - The number of people planning UK staycations over the August Bank Holiday has risen by 300,000 year-on-year, according to a VisitBritain survey.
24-Aug-2016 - A group of chefs and food writers including Ed Baines, Mark Hix and Theo Randall have called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to ban polystyrene packaging - "the scourge of...
24-Aug-2016 - This month saw a host of new starters across the best of the industry, from Angela Ellis as new general manager for The Zetter Hotel and Townhouse, Andy McCue as...
23-Aug-2016 - Pied à Terre co-founder Richard Neat is to return to the restaurant's kitchens next month where he will cook some of its iconic dishes in celebration of its 25th anniversary. ...
23-Aug-2016 - The team from London restaurants The Shed, and Rabbit, are to launch new site Nutbourne in south London’s Battersea.
23-Aug-2016 - Suffolk-based hospitality business The Chestnut Group has raised £2.5m through the Government's Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to help with its plans to expand to 10 sites by the end of 2018.
23-Aug-2016 - Leon has switched to a green energy deal which will see it power all its restaurants using wind farms, solar panels and hydro and anaerobic digestion.
23-Aug-2016 - Former Geronimo Inns managing director Ed Turner, and his wife Buffy, have re-opened The Old Ale & Coffee House pub near Salisbury Cathedral, with plans for more across the UK...
23-Aug-2016 - Barbecue restaurant chain Bodean's has secured a site in Muswell Hill, North London as part of its expansion plans across the capital.