The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
09-Dec-2016 - From Tom Kerridge's first London restaurant, a £24m investment from Accor, to warnings of scams, we round up the week's biggest news
09-Dec-2016 - Soul Food Enterprises, the restaurant company from Bea Vo of Stax Diner and Boondocks, has secured a new venue in London’s Kentish Town to launch new concept The Famous Flames....
09-Dec-2016 - Gleneagles, the five-red-AA-star, 232-bedroom luxury hotel resort in Perthshire, Scotland, has announced a new hotel manager, executive chef, and director of leisure.
09-Dec-2016 - Chef Adam Handling, of The Frog E1 in east London, has partnered with foodservice firm Sodexo to develop its Corporate Services business.
09-Dec-2016 - The Mumbai-born chef-restaurateur has opened VBL restaurant within the converted Chelsea townhouse that once housed his Michelin-starred Rasoi after reacquiring the lease. By going tasting menu-only, he is hoping to reassert his position...
08-Dec-2016 - Restaurants across the UK have been warned to watch out for a scammer seeking free food and drink in return for a ‘review’, after a scam email came to light...
08-Dec-2016 - Boparan Restaurant Group (BPG), the parent company of the brands Giraffe World Kitchen, Ed’s Easy Diner, Wondertree and Harry Ramsden’s, has announced Tom Crowley as new chief executive.
08-Dec-2016 - Tom Byng is to step down as chief executive of Byron, the better burger business he founded in 2007 and has grown to a £80m-turnover, 69-strong business.
07-Dec-2016 - The recruitment of temporary staff at Christmas could be used as a way for hospitality businesses to find and invest in future talent, new research has suggested.
07-Dec-2016 - Chef Stevie Parle, owner of London restaurants Craft London, Rotorino, Dock Kitchen, and Sardine, is to launch Palatino, his fifth site, in February.
07-Dec-2016 - Red Carnation Hotels has launched a new apprenticeship programme across its London sites ahead of the introduction of the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy in April 2017.
07-Dec-2016 - Chef Matt Gillan has confirmed he will open his long-awaited debut restaurant Pike and Pine in Brighton in 2017.
06-Dec-2016 - John Burton-Race is to open a signature restaurant at The Grosvenor Hotel in Torquay where he has been employed to run the property's food and beverage operations.
05-Dec-2016 - Tom Kerridge, chef at the two-Michelin-starred Hand and Flowers pub in Marlow, is to open a new restaurant in 216-bedroom luxury Knightsbridge hotel the Jumeirah Carlton Tower.
02-Dec-2016 - The Gold Service Scholarship has announced the eight finalists who will be competing to win the 2017 award.
02-Dec-2016 - Technology-driven restaurant Inamo is opening its third London site in Camden this week. BigHospitality caught up with co-founder Noel Hunwick to to talk about the group's expansion plans and how...
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 - In the latest of our Chefs' Secrets of Success series, we talk to chef-patron of Sartoria Francesco Mazzei about passion, 'superstar chefs', and nurturing new talent
30-Nov-2016 - From barbecue pop-ups to dining department stores to another new Jason Atherton site, November's been eventful. We look at some of the top openings from this busy month
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.
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 - Boom Burger, the Jamaican-style burger group, is diversifying its offer and seeking to expand, as it opens its long-awaited second site and cocktail concept Boom Shack, in London’s Brixton this...
25-Nov-2016 - Michelin-starred chef Tom Sellers is to team up with street food group Sub Cult to create the new ‘Sellers Sub’, to be sold at food markets throughout December.
25-Nov-2016 - Tony Conigliaro, bartender, mixologist, and founder of London cocktail bars 69 Colebrook Row and Bar Termini, is to open his third bar concept, Untitled, this December in Hackney.
25-Nov-2016 - Deborah Efemini turns disused spaces into community-led hospitality hubs through her work with DECK Social. She talks about her latest venture Parkside Social in Lewisham and why pop-up social projects...