The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
21-Nov-2014 - Cozy Pubs has added Marco Pierre White’s former Suffolk pub with rooms - The Angel in Lavenham - to its growing portfolio.
21-Nov-2014 - James Walters has spent the last 14 years selling food and produce from the Levant at food markets and festivals across London and beyond. He opened his restaurant, Arabica Bar &...
21-Nov-2014 - The Master Innholders’ 22nd Annual Hotel General Managers’ Conference will focus on a theme of ‘People and Places’ with presentations and discussions on what motivates customers in a globalised marketplace...
21-Nov-2014 - The Leeds Hotels and Venues Association (LHVA) has partnered with the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Beckett University to run a new mentoring programme.
20-Nov-2014 - Dishoom King's Cross opens today (20 November) on Stable Street, just off Granary Square. BigHospitality talks to owner Shamil Thakrar about the concept, the unique venue, and the Bombay Cafe's philosophy.
19-Nov-2014 - Making the Living Wage compulsory could cost UK businesses £4bn, the equivalent of 213,247 jobs in the hospitality sector, according to a Greater London Assembly (GLA) member.
19-Nov-2014 - KFC GB LTD, Mitchells & Butlers Retail Ltd, and River Cottage Limited all placed in this year’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list.
19-Nov-2014 - Hertfordshire pub The Alford Arms was the overall winner at the inaugural FreeFrom Eating Out Awards this week, crowned the ‘most allergen-aware’ eatery in the UK.
17-Nov-2014 - Details have been released for Richard Caring’s new restaurant The Ivy Market Grill, which opens in London’s Covent Garden next week.
13-Nov-2014 - Pastry chef Frédéric Bau, principal founder of the Valrhona Chocolate School and author of Chocolate Fusion, recently hosted a five-course chocolate dinner at the Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard. ...
13-Nov-2014 - Foodservice operators can improve profits by responding to recent changes in customer needs and consumer trends, according to speakers at Horizons’ latest Thought Leadership Forum.
11-Nov-2014 - Glasgow’s The Western Club opened The Western Club Restaurant in Royal Exchange Square to the public this month.
11-Nov-2014 - Nick Varney, chief executive of Merlin Entertainments will be taking over from Alan Parker CBE as chairman of the British Hospitality Association (BHA) on 1 January 2015.
11-Nov-2014 - In the second of our videos from the Farm Frites Development Chef Food Forum, Scott Hallsworth demonstrates a favourite on the Kurobuta menu – beef fillet tataki with onion ponzu...
10-Nov-2014 - UK hotel the Rosewood London scooped two titles including Outstanding Hotel of the Year at the 2015 European Hospitality Awards.
10-Nov-2014 - A year or so on from landing on British soil, US burger phenomenon Five Guys is on the cusp of becoming a national player. UK managing director John Eckbert and director of operations Marcel...
07-Nov-2014 - Michelin-starred chef Matt Worswick has been appointed executive chef of Thornton Hall.
07-Nov-2014 - The Hotel Collection chief executive Fredrik Korallus has stepped down from his function and left the recently-restructured company in the hands of chairman Grant Hearn, effective immediately.
06-Nov-2014 - Chefs Angela Hartnett, Nathan Outlaw, Simon Rogan and Gizzi Erskine will join forces with artist Tracy Emin in support of Action Against Hunger’s annual fine wine auction and dinner next weekend....
06-Nov-2014 - Hospitality bodies have welcomed Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s announcement that the government will give £10m through the Regional Growth Fund to boost tourism in the North of England.
06-Nov-2014 - Andy Kerr, co-founder of bar group The Umbrella Project, has just opened the company's second venue, The Sun Tavern.
06-Nov-2014 - Cacao Barry has named the four chefs that will battle it out for the chance to represent the UK at the 2015 World Chocolate Masters.
06-Nov-2014 - The Gold Service Scholarship 2015 has selected 29 regional front-of-house finalists who will compete to win a year’s worth of mentoring in the industry.
05-Nov-2014 - Michelin-starred chefs Philip Howard and Michael Caines have been announced as headliners for the fine dining offer at Royal Ascot in 2015.
05-Nov-2014 - A ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal to include overtime in holiday pay has left experts unsure of the effect it will have on the hospitality industry.