The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
30-Mar-2017 - The Academy of Chocolate Awards has received almost double the entries for 2017 as it did for the 2016 competition, as it confirms pastry chef Sarah Hartnett as new chair of judges.
30-Mar-2017 - Chef Ben Tish is to leave the Salt Yard restaurant group to pursue a new solo venture.
30-Mar-2017 - Ben, bar manager at Chaophraya Newcastle, demonstrates a Reverse Reviver cocktail, one of the restaurant-bar’s most popular and distinctive drinks.
29-Mar-2017 - The former Hibiscus chef has officially opened the doors of his new restaurant Claude Bosi at Bibendum. He discusses the 'death' of tasting menus and the theatre of a 1920s...
29-Mar-2017 - Social media should be a priority for all restaurants, not just those aiming at a younger demographic, new research has suggested.
29-Mar-2017 - Spanish chef José Pizarro is to open a new tapas bar, Little José, in London’s Canary Wharf on 6 April.
29-Mar-2017 - Zuma, the London restaurant opened in 2002 by chef Rainer Becker, has won its court case against a pet food company using the Zuma name.
28-Mar-2017 - Craft beer brand BrewDog has backed down after forcing an independent pub in Birmingham to change its name.
27-Mar-2017 - Alex Preston is sommelier at the Isaac At restaurant in Brighton, which offers not just an English, but an exclusively Sussex wine list. We caught up with him to talk...
27-Mar-2017 - Josh Eggleton, head chef and co-owner of Michelin-starred pub The Pony & Trap, is to open a second site of his Salt & Malt fish and chip shop, on Bristol’s...
27-Mar-2017 - Consumer education could take a generation. It is high time that restaurants led with real vigour on seafood sustainability, writes Tony Naylor
27-Mar-2017 - Pret A Manger has promised to pay teenagers on work experience its starting hourly rate following online criticism.
27-Mar-2017 - Byron, the burger group founded by Tom Byng, is to open its first Welsh site at Cardiff’s St David’s Grand Arcade this summer.
27-Mar-2017 - Former Racine chef Henry Harris is overseeing the launch of a new British restaurant with rooms opening in the Cotswolds next month.
24-Mar-2017 - British chef John King has been appointed as the first executive chef of the German Pentahotels chain.
24-Mar-2017 - The MasterChef judge and former Le Gavroche senior sous chef has just opened her debut restaurant Mere, in London’s Fitzrovia , with husband David
23-Mar-2017 - The team behind ramen group Kanada-Ya are to launch a new London restaurant focusing on traditional Japanese home cooking.
23-Mar-2017 - Does the hospitality industry need more female-focused awards, such as Best Female Chef?
23-Mar-2017 - From a husband-and-wife team-up at Marcus at The Berkeley, to a new general manager at Ten Trinity Square, we round up some of the biggest career moves in hospitality this...
22-Mar-2017 - Ollie Dabbous has closed his London restaurant Barnyard after three years of trading.
22-Mar-2017 - Simpsons, the Michelin-starred restaurant near Birmingham, has announced Mark Poynton and Gareth Ward as the latest chefs to appear in its guest series.
22-Mar-2017 - “Try to be better today than you were yesterday…faster, cleaner, sharper.”
21-Mar-2017 - Chef Gary Usher and Living Ventures Group have received special awards as part of the Northern Restaurant & Bar show’s Top Fifty power list 2017.
21-Mar-2017 - Mark Jordan is to step down as executive head chef at The Atlantic Hotel in Jersey after 13 years.
21-Mar-2017 - The industry’s hard-working front-of-house staff are to be celebrated on National Waiters’ Day on 16 May.