The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
01-Oct-2014 - Chris Upton is to take over as chairman of The Hospitality Professionals Association for Finance, Revenue Management and IT (HOSPA).
30-Sep-2014 - Italian wine café Veeno has launched a crowdfunding campaign and aims to open four new sites by June 2015.
30-Sep-2014 - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has announced the launch of a new apprenticeship scheme in partnership with five hotel brands.
26-Sep-2014 - Employment grew twice as fast in the tourism industry as in other UK sectors between 2009 and 2013, according to figures released Friday (26 September) by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
25-Sep-2014 - Harwood Warrington recently took over as Macdonald Hotels’ restaurant operations director and has begun a multi-million pound redevelopment of the group's food and beverage offering.
25-Sep-2014 - National Restaurant Awards 2014 winner Gymkhana was among 14 UK restaurants to win single stars in the latest edition of the Michelin guide, published today.
24-Sep-2014 - Our latest roundup of the hottest openings in hospitality include Marcus Wareing's new restaurant Tredwell's, former Zafferano head chef Andy Needham's L'Amorosa, the new Hoxton hotel in Holborn, River Cottage's...
24-Sep-2014 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has announced the creation of 6,000 new jobs in the industry for 16 to 24 year olds by the end of 2014.
23-Sep-2014 - Ross Shonhan will open a second Bone Daddies in Kensington’s Whole Foods Market in early November, with ambitions to open further sites in Soho, Bermondsey and Shoreditch.
23-Sep-2014 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has re-launched the Restaurant Association (RA) and appointed D&D London managing director David Loewi as its chairman, to reflect the growth and raise the profile...
18-Sep-2014 - Charles Scudamore is the principal and founder of Hetherley Capital Partners (HCP), a specialist hotel real estate investment and asset management firm, based in London. He talks BigHospitality about the current state...
18-Sep-2014 - Former Zafferano head chef Andy Needham has launched his first solo project, L’Amorosa, on the site of the former Lola & Simón café in West London.
18-Sep-2014 - Restaurateur Will Ricker has won an appeal against Westminster City Council to allow customers at his Soho restaurant, La Bodega Negra , to buy alcohol without food.
17-Sep-2014 - We've rounded up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry, with the past month seeing key appointments by Giraffe and Marston’s, as well as venues including...
17-Sep-2014 - Heston Blumenthal has revealed further details of his plans for The Fat Duck in Melbourne, which is due to open on 3 February 2015.
17-Sep-2014 - Andre Blais, of Bodean’s BBQ restaurant group, is teaming up with Allan Pickett, head chef of London’s Plateau restaurant, to open a French restaurant called Piquet in early spring 2015....
16-Sep-2014 - Hospitality employees are still falling short when it comes to customer service, according to new research from People 1st.
16-Sep-2014 - Twenty industry members have raised £30,000 for Hospitality Action in the charity's York to London Cycle Challenge.
15-Sep-2014 - Tom Kerridge, Phillip Howard, Brett Graham and Clare Smyth MBE are among the chefs that will take to the stage at the Restaurant Show 2014.
15-Sep-2014 - BBC Two has released further details of Tom Kerridge’s latest TV series, which will see him travel around the UK to cook up innovative versions of some of Britain’s favourite...
11-Sep-2014 - Investor and entrepreneur James Robson has established a portfolio of exclusive venues in London, including Mews of Mayfair, La Cave, Mayfair Pizza Co and his latest venture, Cartizze. ...
11-Sep-2014 - Kate Nicholls has been appointed new chief executive of the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) after David McHattie stepped down from the role to concentrate on his pub operation.
10-Sep-2014 - An MP has called for new legislation to ensure hospitality employers pass on tips and service charges to their staff.
09-Sep-2014 - Corner Room, the brasserie at London’s Town Hall Hotel, has appointed John Christie as its new head chef.
08-Sep-2014 - Liz Williams, director and general manager of the UK’s biggest seafood restaurant group Loch Fyne, talks discounting, the competition and chasing the grey pound.