The latest news and results of industry events and awards – from trade shows and conferences to national and international competitions.
24-Feb-2017 - Restaurants across the UK will be serving up candlelit dinners to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour this weekend.
23-Feb-2017 - British chef Paul Cunningham has won a second star in the Michelin Guide to Nordic Countries 2017.
22-Feb-2017 - Craft London, the Greenwich restaurant from chef Stevie Parle, is to launch a monthly chef collaboration event, Thursday Feasts, beginning with Michelin-starred Shaun Hill on 9 March.
21-Feb-2017 - Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton is to collaborate with top chefs including Simon Hulstone, Emily Watkins, and Dominic Chapman in a new guest series.
20-Feb-2017 - Entries are open for the 15th annual Chefs’ Graduate Awards and the Pastry Graduate Awards, asking chefs aged 23 and under to test and improve their skills.
15-Feb-2017 - A brigade of 20 chefs including Tom Kerridge, Isaac McHale, Hélène Darroze, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Angela Hartnett, Adam Byatt and Nuno Mendes, is to cook at this year’s Who’s Cooking Dinner?...
15-Feb-2017 - Adam Reid at The French, located in Manchester’s The Midland Hotel, has opened following the premature departure of Simon Rogan from the restaurant last year.
14-Feb-2017 - Can you say love potion? From cheeky cocktails to surprise meals for hospitality staff themselves, we take a look at some of the industry's take on the "most romantic" day...
13-Feb-2017 - Indian-style supper club concept Darjeeling Express, from self-taught cook Asma Khan, is to open a permanent site in Carnaby Street’s Kingly Court this spring.
13-Feb-2017 - The Academy of Chocolate’s ninth Golden Bean Awards, of which Michel Roux OBE is patron, is open for entries.
09-Feb-2017 - The Drapers Arms has proved it is the king of the scotch egg after being crowned winner of the annual Scotch Egg Challenge for the third time in six years.
09-Feb-2017 - Gordon Ramsay has credited his use of British produce as helping him add another star to his collection in this year’s Michelin Guide for France.
09-Feb-2017 - Two-Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar is to collaborate with chefs including Cyrus Todiwala, Dominic Chapman and Aktar Islam as part of his 2017 Chef Season event.
08-Feb-2017 - Healthy fast food group Leon is to open a live performance restaurant in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue theatre district, with staff not only serving customers, but also singing for them.
08-Feb-2017 - Benoit Blin is chef patissier at the two Michelin-starred Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, Raymond Blanc’s renowned restaurant and rooms in the heart of Oxfordshire.
07-Feb-2017 - Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge is to launch Pub in the Park, a three-day food, drink and music event this summer, in Higginson Park, Marlow.
06-Feb-2017 - The Soil Association has launched its Organic Served Here certification scheme across the UK to allow restaurants to promote their use of organic produce.
06-Feb-2017 - Entries have opened for what is often considered to be the country’s most rigorous culinary competition, the Master of Culinary Arts (MCA). Organised by the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts,...
02-Feb-2017 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has opened entries for this year’s National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) competition.
30-Jan-2017 - Yorkshire pub the Star Inn, Harome, has been named the best gastropub in the country at this year’s Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs Awards.
30-Jan-2017 - The Chef Stagiaire Award 2017 is calling for entries, with this year’s one-week final to take place at Sat Bains’ two Michelin-starred Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms in Nottingham.
26-Jan-2017 - The United States has won the Bocuse d’Or for the first time following a final cook-off in Lyon on Wednesday.
24-Jan-2017 - Pastry Team UK has come in eighth place at the 2017 Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie at the Sirha exhibition in Lyon, France, and Sugar candidate Florian Poirot won...
24-Jan-2017 - Ana Roš of Hiša Franko in Kobarid, Slovenia, has been named The World's Best Female Chef 2017 ahead of The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards 2017.
23-Jan-2017 - [Photo credit: Pastry Team UK] Pastry Team UK has completed its competition day at the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie 2017 at the Sirha exhibition in Lyon, ahead of the...