The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
23-Jan-2015 - Jean-Christophe Novelli will make a return to the UK restaurant industry with the launch of his own brasserie in Liverpool city centre this spring.
23-Jan-2015 - Andrew Wildsmith, the owner of Hipping Hall and The Ryebeck hotels in Cumbria, will open a third hotel in the county this summer after acquiring a former walkers’ hostel.
23-Jan-2015 - Sandra Kelly, head of education at Whitbread, suggests ways the hospitality sector can best address its skills shortage.
22-Jan-2015 - Two thirds of hospitality workers believe it is important to feel passionate about a job while a third think feeling valued is a top priority, a survey looking into employee...
22-Jan-2015 - Chef Scott Hallsworth is moving Kurobuta Chelsea to a larger location on King’s Road and opening a new Pan Asian diner in its place.
22-Jan-2015 - A record breaking 36 college teams have made it through to the regional heats of the Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or 2015.
21-Jan-2015 - Chefs competing in the UK team for this year's Bocuse d'Or have launched a crowdfunding campaign to improve their chances in the global competition.
21-Jan-2015 - International auction house Bonhams has opened its first restaurant with ex-Hedone chef Tom Kemble in the kitchen.
21-Jan-2015 - Chef Simon Rogan has appointed David Simms managing director of his Umbel Restaurant Group.
21-Jan-2015 - The organisers of the Annual Hotel Conference have said this year's event will aim to provide more relevant advice and networking opportunities than ever for the independent hotelier.
20-Jan-2015 - Village London co-founder Clive Watson will open European brasserie Blixen in Spitalfields next month.
19-Jan-2015 - Le Cordon Bleu London graduate Adria Wu has unveiled plans to open a new takeaway and cold-pressed juice bar in London’s Fitzrovia where she aims to serve ‘delicious food that...
19-Jan-2015 - Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris talk about starting London's chicken restaurant trend and growing the Le Coq brand.
19-Jan-2015 - French chef Amandine Chaignot has joined Rosewood London as executive chef where she will oversee the hotel's kitchens and restaurants, including the Mirror Room.
16-Jan-2015 - Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, one of the restaurant brands created by the high-profile chef, is opening at Threadneedles Hotel under a franchise agreement with Black & White...
15-Jan-2015 - Members of the hospitality industry are being asked to get in touch with police over the disappearance of a hotel night manager.
14-Jan-2015 - The Government has conceded “further design work” is necessary in its bid to give employers direct control of apprenticeship funding after a public consultation raised concerns over cost and extra...
14-Jan-2015 - Private investment firm Starwood Capital Group has acquired the Town House Collection as part of its strategy to buy prime hotel assets in top performing markets.
14-Jan-2015 - Bespoke has appointed Jeff Ward managing director of Manchester's Hotel Gotham, three months ahead of its much-awaited opening.
14-Jan-2015 - Hotel, restaurant and pub owners in Bristol have pledged to create 1,000 work opportunities for job seekers after attending the Big Hospitality Conversation.
13-Jan-2015 - In the fourth of our videos from The Farm Frites Development Chef Food Forum, James Moyle-Rosser, executive chef at pub group Whiting & Hammond talks us through how he makes...
13-Jan-2015 - VisitEngland has added further weight to the view that UK tourism will continue to boom by claiming that more than half a million new tourism jobs will be created over...
13-Jan-2015 - A brother and sister are to open a south London restaurant next month after raising more than £10,000 through a crowdfunding initiative.
12-Jan-2015 - Northern food and drink operators have until this Friday (16 January) to nominate themselves or a colleague as one of the region’s most influential people in hospitality.
12-Jan-2015 - Chef Henry Harris has closed his French restaurant Racine in Knightsbridge, citing increasing running costs and a shifting demographic in the area for the move.