The latest news and results of industry events and awards – from trade shows and conferences to national and international competitions.
28-Nov-2014 - The charity of choice for many in the food and drink industry, Action Against Hunger, has released a number of videos to thank the restaurant sector for raising almost £1m...
28-Nov-2014 - Hotel group Accor scooped nine awards across its brands at this year’s British Travel Awards, which took place at Battersea Evolution in London on 26 November.
27-Nov-2014 - The eight finalists for this year’s Gold Service Scholarship have been revealed ahead of the national final, which will take place at The Connaught in London’s Mayfair on 2 February...
26-Nov-2014 - Timberyard, Caravan, and British chain Costa Coffee were among the UK winners at this year’s European Coffee Awards.
21-Nov-2014 - S.Pellegrino has launched its inaugural Young Chef 2015 competition in a quest to uncover the world’s best young chef.
21-Nov-2014 - The Master Innholders’ 22nd Annual Hotel General Managers’ Conference will focus on a theme of ‘People and Places’ with presentations and discussions on what motivates customers in a globalised marketplace.
19-Nov-2014 - KFC GB LTD, Mitchells & Butlers Retail Ltd, and River Cottage Limited all placed in this year’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list.
19-Nov-2014 - Hertfordshire pub The Alford Arms was the overall winner at the inaugural FreeFrom Eating Out Awards this week, crowned the ‘most allergen-aware’ eatery in the UK.
18-Nov-2014 - Alper Zan of Café Rouge in Cheshire Oaks has been named the Academy of Food & Wine Service’s (AFWS) UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2014.
14-Nov-2014 - Two years after its complete refurbishment, Loch Lomond Arms Hotel is aiming for Michelin standard food for its pub with rooms.
13-Nov-2014 - Foodservice operators can improve profits by responding to recent changes in customer needs and consumer trends, according to speakers at Horizons’ latest Thought Leadership Forum.
10-Nov-2014 - UK hotel the Rosewood London scooped two titles including Outstanding Hotel of the Year at the 2015 European Hospitality Awards.
07-Nov-2014 - Michelin-starred chef Matt Worswick has been appointed executive chef of Thornton Hall.
07-Nov-2014 - Casual all-day dining concept Bill’s was named Best Overall Restaurant Operator at the 2014 R200 Awards in Shoreditch last night.
06-Nov-2014 - Chefs Angela Hartnett, Nathan Outlaw, Simon Rogan and Gizzi Erskine will join forces with artist Tracy Emin in support of Action Against Hunger’s annual fine wine auction and dinner next weekend....
06-Nov-2014 - Cacao Barry has named the four chefs that will battle it out for the chance to represent the UK at the 2015 World Chocolate Masters.
06-Nov-2014 - The Gold Service Scholarship 2015 has selected 29 regional front-of-house finalists who will compete to win a year’s worth of mentoring in the industry.
05-Nov-2014 - Michelin-starred chefs Philip Howard and Michael Caines have been announced as headliners for the fine dining offer at Royal Ascot in 2015.
03-Nov-2014 - The 2015 Roux Scholarship competition is now open, giving chefs to win the opportunity to work at a three Michelin-starred restaurant anywhere in the world.
31-Oct-2014 - Kingham’s The Wild Rabbit has been named Pub of the Year in the 2015 edition of the Michelin Eating Out in Pubs Guide.
28-Oct-2014 - Scottish businesses made 342 pledges to create jobs, apprenticeships and work placements at the Big Hospitality Conversation in Glasgow last week.
27-Oct-2014 - Experts from Hilton Hotels, Travelodge and Accor UK and Ireland will speak at this year's Finance for Hotel Investment and Development in the UK and Continental Europe conference.
24-Oct-2014 - Hotel experts met last week at the Annual Hotel Conference in Manchester to discuss the future of the sector. Here is BigHospitality's round-up of the top five trends that will...
23-Oct-2014 - Improving staff retention involves providing opportunities for growth, but also letting employees decide what they want, according to speakers at the Independent Hotel Show.
22-Oct-2014 - The UK’s recovery hasn’t yet reached its peak, but another dip is to be expected, and hotels should think of ways to avoid being too affected, according to speakers at...