The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
02-Jul-2015 - Hospitality employers must do more to tackle poor staff soft skills, which risk creating an industry crisis by 2020.
02-Jul-2015 - Mark Moriarty has been hailed as the best young chef in the world after winning the San Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year 2015 award (SPYCY).
02-Jul-2015 - Lucy Townsend runs Michelin Pub of the Year 2014 The Greyhound on the Test in Stockbridge, Hampshire alongside her outside catering company Wilds, launched earlier this year.
01-Jul-2015 - Find out what's involved in the National Chef of the Year 2015 competition so far in this video from the Craft Guild of Chefs.
01-Jul-2015 - London Mayor Boris Johnson has called on hospitality operators to pay employees the Living Wage.
01-Jul-2015 - World-renowned chef, Marco Pierre White, is set to open a new restaurant at The Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire.
01-Jul-2015 - Take a visual tour of the National Restaurant Awards 2015.
01-Jul-2015 - Chef-restaurateur brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin have set up a pub company which Chris said has been prompted by soaring property prices for restaurants and the need to create opportunities...
29-Jun-2015 - Barrafina Adelaide Street has been named the National Restaurant of the Year 2015.
29-Jun-2015 - Serial restaurateur and bar owner Alan Lorrimer will open The Piano Works in Farringdon this week, a live music venue, bar and restaurant that aims to revive the tradition of...
29-Jun-2015 - The hospitality industry is ‘perfectly placed’ to tackle the decline in young people combining part-time work with their studies, but must do more to retain the best talent.
29-Jun-2015 - Dermot King, managing director of Butlin's, has replaced Graham Wason as the chairman of the Cut Tourism VAT Campaign with immediate effect.
29-Jun-2015 - Chief executive Andrew Guy has said he will remain involved in the running of Ed’s Easy Diner in some capacity in the event of the mooted sale of the business...
26-Jun-2015 - Former Rogan & Co head chef Kevin Tickle will head up the food offer at Forest Side hotel in Grasmere when it opens in September. Here he talks about his...
25-Jun-2015 - Five young chefs have been picked to go through to the final of the Young National Chef of the Year 2015 following semi-finals in Sheffield and London.
25-Jun-2015 - The eight chefs who have made it through to the final of the National Chef of the Year 2015 competition have been revealed.
24-Jun-2015 - Ten young chefs have made it through to this year's Craft Guild of Chefs' Graduate Awards final.
24-Jun-2015 - Joan Roca, head chef and co-owner of the newly crowned World's Best Restaurant, will headline the Estrella Damm Gastronomy Congress in London next week.
24-Jun-2015 - BigHospitality's latest round-up of career moves within the industry sees new appointments at the Gordon Ramsay Group, The Connaught, Grosvenor House and Drake & Morgan among others.
22-Jun-2015 - Funding has been secured for a new benchmarking model to be developed to help hospitality employers engage with their staff.
22-Jun-2015 - Mark Birchall, group executive chef northern operations for Simon Rogan's Umbel Group, is to leave to open his own restaurant in 2016.
22-Jun-2015 - Texture and 28°-50° director Agnar Sverrisson says he wants to ‘take the company to another level’ following last month’s departure of sommelier and co-founder Xavier Rousset.
22-Jun-2015 - With the summer holiday season upon us, Lee Morris, director of Goldstar Recruitment , looks at what operators should consider when choosing whether to hire temporary or permanent staff for their business....
19-Jun-2015 - Following its sale by Tragus Group to Sun Capital Partners in 2014 for £37m, the Strada restaurant group is looking to considerably up its game. John Metcalf, the brand’s new commercial director,...
17-Jun-2015 - Steak specialist and former Gaucho head chef Paul Fletcher has been appointed by Whitbread to overhaul the food offering at Beefeater.