The latest news and results of industry events and awards – from trade shows and conferences to national and international competitions.
07-Dec-2016 - Chefs Raymond Blanc, Bruno Loubet and Ashley Palmer-Watts have raised over £15,000 for industry charity Hospitality Action, in this year's fundraising dinner at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
02-Dec-2016 - The Gold Service Scholarship has announced the eight finalists who will be competing to win the 2017 award.
01-Dec-2016 - The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) has revealed the winners of its 2016 awards with Cheval Residences and SITU Serviced Apartments among the winners.
30-Nov-2016 - Adam Rawson, former head of Pachamama, is to hold a number of weekend supperclubs as part of his new residency at Fitzrovia pub, The George & Dragon.
30-Nov-2016 - Online restaurant booking platform Bookatable is to hold a festival exploring the links between food and music, as part of wider research into the subject.
29-Nov-2016 - The winners of the British Curry Awards – referred to as the ‘Curry Oscars’ ‒ have been announced, with Dishoom, Darbaar, The Chilli Pickle and the Cinnamon Club among them.
25-Nov-2016 - Byron, QHotels and Peach Pubs were among the winners of Springboard's Awards for Excellence 2016.
23-Nov-2016 - Affordable steak restaurant brand Flat Iron was a double winner in the 2016 R200 Awards at London's M Restaurant Victoria last night (22 November).
17-Nov-2016 - Chef Julien Richard from Hotel Bendor in Les Iles Paul Ricard in France has won the 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire International contest, whose judging panel included Michel Roux Jr from...
17-Nov-2016 - Professional hospitality body Worldchefs has teamed up with skills education group the City & Guilds to launch a new digital tool allowing professional chefs and educators to gain certification ‘on...
16-Nov-2016 - Mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr. Lyan, has created a new cocktail list for new casual dining site Cinnamon Bazaar, which executive chef Vivek Singh is set to open in London’s...
15-Nov-2016 - British cheesemaker Mary Quicke MBE has launched a new Academy of Cheese to offer professional and accredited qualifications to UK chefs, makers, retailers and cheese lovers.
14-Nov-2016 - Experimental gastronomy group Bompas & Parr is to team up with Westfield London to offer a new ‘fantasy’ Christmas cocktail ‘experience’, including a boat journey across a lagoon and under...
14-Nov-2016 - The Clink Charity – the hospitality and restaurant training scheme for prisoners operating across the UK – reduces re-offending rates among male ex-offenders by a “statistically significant” 41 per cent, a...
14-Nov-2016 - The Gold Service Scholarship has announced the semi-finalists set to compete for the 2017 award.
09-Nov-2016 - The Master Innholders has announced the 20 hoteliers who have won places on its 2017 hotel management scholarship programme.
07-Nov-2016 - The Roux family has started its search for a new Roux Scholar with the launch of the 2017 Roux Scholarship competition.
07-Nov-2016 - The top three new fish and chips shops have been announced at the 2017 National Fish & Chip Awards, pending the awards’ final results in January next year.
07-Nov-2016 - A planning application has been submitted for a new 330,000 sq ft leisure space including restaurant and café units in a new £300m ‘leisure hall’ at Sheffield's Meadowhall shopping centre.
04-Nov-2016 - The Salon Culinaire 2017 is calling for entries from professional and trainee chefs, including into the class categories of Live Theatre, Salon Display, and the Skills Theatre.
04-Nov-2016 - Notting Hill rum bar Cottons has launched a new rum menu to celebrate its official Guinness World Record confirmation as the bar with the most rums in the world.
04-Nov-2016 - Hospitality Action is hosting its Sporting Legends Lunch on 18 November at Hotel Football in Manchester, with guest speaker Ryan Giggs of GG Hospitality and Hotel Football leading the speeches.
03-Nov-2016 - Rising chef Adam Rawson will host a freshly-foraged seasonal supper club pop-up this Friday 4 November, at Vagabond Coffee, north London.
03-Nov-2016 - Monty’s Deli, the south London Jewish deli market stall, has launched a £50,000 Kickstarter fundraising campaign to open its first restaurant, having already reached £30,000 in three weeks.
31-Oct-2016 - The team behind London-based café group, Brew, is to open a new all-day dining, bar and retail venture named Antipodea, in west London’s Kew Gardens, next month.