The latest news and results of industry events and awards – from trade shows and conferences to national and international competitions.
26-Sep-2016 - These are the 10 finalists for the Young National Chef of the Year 2017 competition, which will be held at the Restaurant Show on Tuesday 4 October.
23-Sep-2016 - Young chefs are being encouraged to show off their skills by entering the 2017 Tilda Young Chef of the Year competition.
21-Sep-2016 - Sir Terence Conran and Peter Prescott are to open their new restaurant, Parabola, within the newly-relocated, John-Pawson-designed Design Museum in London's Kensington, next month.
21-Sep-2016 - Bartenders Jack Wareing and Georgia Billing have been chosen to help create a new single malt whisky after winning the UK final of Auchentoshan's New Malt Order competition.
19-Sep-2016 - These are the finalists for the National Chef of the Year 2017 competition, which will be held at The Restaurant Show on Tuesday 4 October.
16-Sep-2016 - Bartenders from London venues Quo Vadis, Hix, Polpo, The Clove Club and Bernardi’s are among those set to take part in the inaugural Soho Negroni Championship next month.
16-Sep-2016 - Hotels are almost certainly losing business to the sharing economy platforms such as Airbnb, a panel has suggested at this year’s BDRC Hotel Insights Forum 2016.
15-Sep-2016 - This year’s Restaurant Show is all about inspiring you and your business to be the best. We’ve delved into the programme ahead of the event and dug out our top...
14-Sep-2016 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has branded the view that hospitality is not a good career for young people as ‘an outdated viewpoint’.
14-Sep-2016 - Six top chefs have been shortlisted for the AA Chef of the Year award, with the winner to be announced at the AA Hospitality Awards 2016.
12-Sep-2016 - Cheshire-based hospitality operator, 16 Hospitality, has acquired a new site in Stretton as part of its portfolio of pubs across the North West and North Wales.
12-Sep-2016 - Raj Holuss, first sous chef at three Michelin-starred restaurant The Waterside Inn in Bray, has won the UK finals of the 50th annual Taittinger Prix Culinaire International for the second year...
12-Sep-2016 - Chef Adam Rawson has won burger challenge The Slider Decider contest for the second year in a row.
08-Sep-2016 - The Horse Guards Inn in Tillington, West Sussex, has been named the Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2017.
07-Sep-2016 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has named eight recipients of its 2016 Graduate Awards with chefs from The Ritz, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons and Wiltons restaurant among those honoured.
05-Sep-2016 - Industry charity Springboard has issued a final call for entries for its Awards for Excellence 2016.
01-Sep-2016 - The eight hoteliers and six hotels shortlisted for the 2016 Independent Hotelier and Outstanding New Hotel awards have been announced.
01-Sep-2016 - Trade Union ‒ the food, drink, barber and florist collaboration from the team behind Grand Union ‒ is seeking a second location in the centre of London, following its launch...
01-Sep-2016 - Front-of-house staff are being encouraged to enter the Gold Service Scholarship as the 2017 competition opens for entries.
31-Aug-2016 - Chef Adam Handling has branded online criticism as “unfair, frustrating, and personal", but has apologised for replying to a negative TripAdvisor review by saying the customer was an “imbecile” who...
30-Aug-2016 - London ice skating rink Queens – which claims to be the city’s only permanent rink and first opened in the 1930s ‒ is to re-open its doors this 16 November...
30-Aug-2016 - Seafood restaurants on the South Devon coastline, hotels and restaurants along the South West coast and golf resorts are some of the tourism businesses set to benefit from a share...
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 - 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.