The latest news and results of industry events and awards – from trade shows and conferences to national and international competitions.
27-Jul-2016 - Dave White, manager at the Dead Parrot bar in Horsham, West Sussex, has been crowned Monkey Shoulder's Ultimate Bartender for the second year running.
27-Jul-2016 - Wine & Brine, ex-Corrigan's chef Chris McGowan's restaurant in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, has been named the overall winner of the Waitrose Good Food Guide Local Restaurant of the Year Awards 2017. ...
21-Jul-2016 - Hospitality networking association Arena will place its focus on pubs at its next event with Fuller's Inns managing director Jonathon Swaine talking about the sector's changing landscape.
15-Jul-2016 - The ten finalists in the 2017 Young National Chef of the Year (YNCOTY) contest have been confirmed, after chefs Ruth Hansom and Arthur Bridgeman-Quin won their heats.
14-Jul-2016 - Rude Health, the food and drink brand known for its healthy cereals, has launched the Rude Health Café in London’s Fulham, with hopes to expand if its ‘healthy balance’ message...
14-Jul-2016 - London hotels Claridge's, The Mandarin Oriental, Sanderson London and Grosvenor House have been awarded for their afternoon tea offerings in the first Afternoon Tea Awards.
13-Jul-2016 - The winners of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) Annual Awards of Excellence (AAE) 2016 have been announced, including the best young chef, pastry chef, and waiter of the year.
11-Jul-2016 - Venezualan chef Maria Fernanda Di Giacobbe has been named the winner of the Basque Culinary World Prize, the award designed to honour chefs who have helped improved society through gastronomy. ...
01-Jul-2016 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the 16 young chef finalists for the 2016 Graduate Awards, following the heats in the Pastry and Kitchen rounds.
30-Jun-2016 - The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts has announced the 27 winners of its Annual Awards of Excellence (AAE).
29-Jun-2016 - Anglian Country Inns (ACI) has acquired its seventh site, bar-restaurant-with-rooms The King’s Head, in Letheringsett, Norfolk.
28-Jun-2016 - Last night saw the awards ceremony of this year's National Restaurant Awards at the Hurlingham Club in Putney, south west London.
28-Jun-2016 - Brexit has sent shockwaves across the hospitality industry, but operators attending the British Hospitality Association’s (BHA) Hospitality and Tourism Summit have been urged to embrace change and see the potential...
28-Jun-2016 - Hospitality leaders have criticised the Government’s ‘disgraceful’ decision to introduce the National Living Wage (NLW) without consulting businesses first.
27-Jun-2016 - The Sportsman in Kent has been named the UK’s best restaurant in the 2017 National Restaurant Awards.
27-Jun-2016 - A waiter that was sacked from London restaurant STK at the 157-bedroom Aldwych ME by Meliá Hotels International has been re-instated and all allegations of unfair dismissal dropped.
27-Jun-2016 - University College Birmingham has been crowned the winner of this year’s Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or competition, which is in its 28th year.
24-Jun-2016 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has said it will use its Summit on Monday (27 June) to create a plan to secure the industry’s future following the Brexit vote.
24-Jun-2016 - Last week The Clove Club in Shoreditch was awarded the Highest New Entry in the The World's 50 Best Restaurants list, making its debut at number 26. Chef Isaac McHale,...
23-Jun-2016 - Industry charity Springboard is calling for entries to its 2016 Awards for Excellence, which celebrate the achievements of organisations and individuals across the sector.
23-Jun-2016 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has named the 10 chefs making it through to the final of the National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) 2017 competition.
22-Jun-2016 - The S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 has been announced as George Kataras from M Threadneedle Street, London, who will now go on to represent the UK and Ireland in the final.
22-Jun-2016 - Wandsworth council in south London has allowed the Bunga Bunga bar in Battersea to keep its outside walls painted with garish Euros-themed colours.
21-Jun-2016 - This month's round-up features a number of significant moves, including new general managers at London's St Pancras Renaissance hotel and at Tylney Hall in Hampshire, and CFO at The Restaurant...
21-Jun-2016 - An event designed to help the pub sector tackle the challenges associated with recruitment, retention and skills is being held in London next month.