The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.
03-Mar-2015 - BigHospitality caught up with Yasuhiro Mineno, chef-patron of Yashin Ocean House and Yashin Sushi Bar in London, to learn the art of filleting a fish with a Japanese deba knife....
02-Mar-2015 - Chefs James and Chris Tanner were among those last week leading the launch of BR6, a training restaurant at Bromley's Hospitality, Food and Enterprise Career College designed to equip young...
02-Mar-2015 - Hospitality businesses including Red Carnation Hotels, T.G.I Fridays and Marriott Hotels have ranked highly in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For list 2015.
02-Mar-2015 - Street food concept The Mac Factory is opening a weekly pop up at Covent Garden based Earlham Street Clubhouse, and plans to open a permanent site later this year.
02-Mar-2015 - Ex-Hilton chief Sir David Michels has launched a £200m fund targeting investments in the UK and European hotel sectors.
27-Feb-2015 - PS - the Pub Company will open its second Blue's Smokehouse in Twickenham this weekend as it looks to roll out the concept in and around London.
27-Feb-2015 - Claude Bosi is hosting a dinner to raise money for Hospitality Action at his two Michelin starred restaurant Hibiscus in Mayfair on 15 March.
27-Feb-2015 - Simon Jenkins is the group pastry chef at Marcus Wareing Restaurants. He talks to BigHospitality about why giving pastry chefs more recognition could help make it easier to recruit and...
26-Feb-2015 - Mark Moriarty from The Culinary Counter has been named as the UK and Ireland Winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 competition.
24-Feb-2015 - Licensed operators have welcomed the Low Pay Commission (LPC) recommendation to increase the minimum wage by 3 per cent this year.
24-Feb-2015 - It's been a busy month in the hospitality industry with a whole range of new appointments at hotels, pubs and restaurants, including The Four Seasons Hampshire, Plateau restaurant and Geronimo...
24-Feb-2015 - Daylesford, operator of three organic cafés in the Cotswolds and Kensington and The Captain's Galley, a restaurant in Caithness, Scotland, have been announced joint winners of the Sustainable Restaurant of the...
23-Feb-2015 - Risk Capital Partners chairman Luke Johnson has said that Britain’s new foodie culture coupled with a more focused approach to training is helping to make hospitality a more attractive career...
23-Feb-2015 - The chefs who have made it to the regional finals of the 2015 Roux Scholarship competition have been announced with judges reporting a 'particularly strong year' for entries.
23-Feb-2015 - Australian chef Bill Granger has confirmed plans to open a third restaurant in London under his Granger & Co brand.
20-Feb-2015 - The Marco Pierre White restaurant at the Threadneedle's Hotel will open under the Wheeler's Rib Room & Oyster Bar name, not a Steakhouse Bar & Grill as previously reported.
20-Feb-2015 - Rosewood London's new executive chef Amandine Chaignot, talks about why it's important to have some fun in the kitchen and why she'll be chasing repeat custom over accolades.
19-Feb-2015 - People 1st has called on hospitality employers to develop a more ‘systematic’ approach to training in order to guarantee a return on investment (ROI).
19-Feb-2015 - Great British Menu chef Nigel Haworth has appeared in a new video promoting Eblex’s Quality Standard Mark (QSM) for sourcing meat for pubs, restaurants and hotels.
18-Feb-2015 - The deadline for entries into the Farm Frites Development Chef Awards 2015 has been extended to 28 February.
18-Feb-2015 - The Gordon Ramsay Group (GRG) has announced plans to open a second Maze Grill in London at 11 Park Walk, the former Aubergine site which it acquired last year.
18-Feb-2015 - The six colleges who will compete in the grand finals of the Nestle Professional Toque D’or 2015 catering competition in March have been announced.
17-Feb-2015 - Twenty of the world’s top chefs have thrown their weight behind a global campaign to save the oceans and secure future seafood supplies.
16-Feb-2015 - The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) and Perceptions Group have joined forces to help fight the shortage of pub chefs and improve chef skills...
16-Feb-2015 - A pub believed to be the oldest in Chelsea is to reopen next month after it was saved from closure by two ambitious licensees.