The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
27-Nov-2014 - Graham Corfield is the UK managing director of Just Eat. He tells BigHospitality what impact the upcoming allergen labelling regulations are having on restaurants.
27-Nov-2014 - The eight finalists for this year’s Gold Service Scholarship have been revealed ahead of the national final, which will take place at The Connaught in London’s Mayfair on 2 February...
27-Nov-2014 - We've rounded up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry, with the past month seeing key appointments by Menzies Hotels, ASAP, QHotels, and The Lucky Onion.
25-Nov-2014 - Wahaca has announced plans to host a series of one night culinary showcases with some of Mexico’s top chefs at its Covent Garden restaurant next year.
25-Nov-2014 - The delayed conversion of the former Life nightclub site on Brighton seafront into a pub is due to be completed early next year, according to our sister publication M&C Report....
25-Nov-2014 - The team behind Paris restaurant Le Chateaubriand, currently ranked 27th in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list and forerunner of the city’s growing ‘bistronomy’ movement, is crossing the Channel to...
25-Nov-2014 - Chef Tom Kerridge will officially open new venture The Coach on 1 December, just minutes away from his two Michelin-starred pub The Hand and Flowers in Marlow.
25-Nov-2014 - Richard Kirkwood has been appointed head chef at Wright Brothers Spitalfields, the latest venture from seafood restaurateurs Ben Wright and Robin Hancock.
24-Nov-2014 - Former Petersham Nurseries chef Claude Compton has told BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Report he would look to open more pubs if his initial site in Fulham is a success....
24-Nov-2014 - Former Gaucho managing director Martin Williams has confirmed that his long-awaited first solo venture ‘M’, will open in the City of London this Friday.
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 - 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 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.