The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
03-Sep-2015 - Pizza Express has buckled to ongoing public pressure and announced that it will no longer deduct an eight per cent administration fee from staff tips paid on credit card.
02-Sep-2015 - Compass Group UK & Ireland's fine-dining division Restaurant Associates is continuing its links with the Roux family by hiring Emily Roux, the daughter of Michel Roux Jr, as a consultant. ...
02-Sep-2015 - Zebrano Bars has announced plans to open its third site - a restaurant, bar and late night lounge in London next month.
02-Sep-2015 - Waffle-focused street food trader Waffle On has teamed up with Bermondsey Street coffee shop The Watch House to run its dining offering in the evening.
01-Sep-2015 - Le Chabanais, the restaurant opened in partnership with the team from French restaurant Le Chateaubriand has re-opened as 8 Mount Street.
01-Sep-2015 - The AA has revealed the shortlists for four categories ahead of its AA Hospitality Awards 2015 which take place on 5 October.
01-Sep-2015 - BigHospitality's Dish Deconstructed series goes behind the scenes at Tom's Kitchen with executive chef Richard O'Connell as he shows us how to make a Beef Wellington.
01-Sep-2015 - Northern Ireland's first Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill is set to open within Belfast's Park Avenue Hotel next month.
28-Aug-2015 - The Zetter Group has announced the first year results of its scheme to share profits with staff - believed to be the first of its kind in the UK hospitality...
28-Aug-2015 - Chef Jessica Simmons, who previously worked under Angela Hartnett at Murano and Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room, is opening her first standalone restaurant Beef & Brew with business partner Dan Nathan...
27-Aug-2015 - Ex-Kopapa head chef Selin Kiazim will open her first permanent restaurant in Shoreditch this autumn.
26-Aug-2015 - Conflict Café, a pop-up restaurant which promotes peace through food will return to London next month with chefs from Honey & Co and Tas Restaurant Group among those cooking for guests....
26-Aug-2015 - The Independent Hotel Show has announced shortlists for its 2015 Outstanding New Hotel and Independent Hotelier Awards.
26-Aug-2015 - Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume has been named the UK’s best restaurant for the third year running in the Waitrose Good Food Guide, writes M&C Allegra Foodservice .
25-Aug-2015 - The Government is seeking the views of hospitality businesses over the possibility of raising the National Minimum Wage for apprentices and under 25’s.
24-Aug-2015 - BigHospitality's monthly round-up of new appointments sees new staff at the Lymm Hotel, the Chester Grosvenor and Legendre.
24-Aug-2015 - The ongoing shortage of skilled chefs is threatening the survival UK curry restaurants, according to the Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA).
24-Aug-2015 - Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland is working with Virgin and the iconic Gleneagles Hotel to launch three ‘once in a lifetime’ scholarship programmes focused on customer service.
24-Aug-2015 - Italian chef and TV personality Gino D’Acampo is to launch a new premium restaurant brand: Gino D’Acampo – My Restaurant.
21-Aug-2015 - Grace Wood, event manager at the 51-bedroom independently-owned Barton Grange Hotel in Preston, Lancashire, believes events can be big money-spinners for hotels and gives her top tips to running them. ...
20-Aug-2015 - Marco Pierre White is taking a pop-up version of his Wheeler’s of St. James’s restaurant to the Grand Harbour Hotel in Southampton in September.
20-Aug-2015 - With the chef shortage problem at boiling point, BigHospitality speaks to a range of people from across the industry for their views on how we can begin to solve it...
19-Aug-2015 - Andy Murray has been revealed as one of the investors backing healthier eating chain Tossed on crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
18-Aug-2015 - Dave Ahern, co-founder of Wahleeah in Fulham, London, is to pay his staff 20 per cent of the restaurant’s profits in order to try to retain and attract personnel, and...
18-Aug-2015 - A cook-off to determine which chef from the UK will compete in international competition the Bocuse d'Or will take place in London next month.