The latest news and results of industry events and awards – from trade shows and conferences to national and international competitions.
20-Oct-2014 - Organised by the Craft Guild of Chefs, the National Chef of the Year competition took place during the Restaurant Show.
16-Oct-2014 - Scottish businesses will pledge to create job opportunities for 16-24 year olds at The Big Hospitality Conversation in Scotland next week.
15-Oct-2014 - The winners of the annual Morris Golden Keys Concierge Awards have been announced, with Ron Crowdy from London’s Royal National Hotel scooping the Lifetime Achievement Award.
14-Oct-2014 - Speaking to BigHospitality at The Restaurant Show, Adam Bennett, who is representing the UK in the Bocuse d'Or 2015 and recently won his first Michelin Star as chef director of...
14-Oct-2014 - Two UK sommeliers have made it through to the semi-final of the 2014 Sake Sommelier of the Year competition
10-Oct-2014 - VisitEngland and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) have announced their partnership in advance of English Tourism Week 2015.
10-Oct-2014 - The Twickenham Pavilion, currently being built to host hospitality events around ten Rugby World Cup matches, will employ 500 staff including 120 chefs to cook 3,000 meals per match.
09-Oct-2014 - Visiting schools and educating youngsters about cooking could help solve recruitment issues, according to a panel of chefs and industry experts.
09-Oct-2014 - In another BigHospitality interview at the Restaurant Show 2014, James Knappett and Sandia Chang, the duo behind Bubbledogs and recently Michelin-starred Kitchen Table, talked about the importance of nurturing staff.
09-Oct-2014 - The winners of the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) awards were announced last night at the Annual Dinner at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
08-Oct-2014 - Colette’s at The Grove head chef Russell Bateman won the Craft guild of Chefs’ National Chef of the Year award last night (7 October) after a heated competition held during...
08-Oct-2014 - The Restaurant Show continued yesterday (7 October) at Earls Court. Here are some of the highlights of the day.
08-Oct-2014 - Clare Smyth talked to BigHospitality at the Restaurant Show 2014, telling us why she doesn't dwell on accolades and who she admires most in the industry.
07-Oct-2014 - Great British Menu chef Daniel Clifford’s Cambridge restaurant has been voted the second best fine dining restaurant in the world by TripAdvisor travellers.
07-Oct-2014 - The Restaurant Show kicked off at Earl's Court yesterday (6 October). Here is a glimpse of some of the highlights for those who missed it.
06-Oct-2014 - Korean-American chef and TV personality Judy Joo will preview her new restaurant Jinjuu at an event hosted by London department store Fortnum & Mason on Thursday (9 October).
06-Oct-2014 - TripAdvisor has launched the inaugural Exceptional Service Awards to recognise ‘remarkable hospitality professionals’ at hotels, restaurants and attractions in the UK and worldwide.
06-Oct-2014 - Industry leaders urged the government to commit to tourism and do more to promote employment in the sector during debate held at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham last week.
03-Oct-2014 - London restaurant Brigade Bar & Bistro has won a Lord Mayor’s Dragon Award for training homeless people to become chefs.
02-Oct-2014 - Chefs from the UK’s best restaurants gathered on 1 October at Westminster Kingsway College, London, to discuss their careers and share recipes at the Development Chef Club Food Forum.
02-Oct-2014 - This year’s National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) competition will see the Exceptional Presentation Award winner chosen by the public over social media.
01-Oct-2014 - LateRooms.com has announced the winners of its fifth annual Best Kept Secret Awards, which recognise the hotel sector’s ‘hidden gems’.
30-Sep-2014 - One Canada Square, Topolski and Hutong Shard were among the UK winners of the 2014 Restaurant and Bar Design Awards, held in London this week.
30-Sep-2014 - The Annual Hotel Conference will return to Manchester next month, bringing independent, boutique and consortium hotel owners and operators together to discuss the future of the industry. BigHospitality caught up...
29-Sep-2014 - The Restaurant Show 2014 will take place at Earls Court in London from 6-8 October.