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Win £1000 for Sexing Up your Soup

12-Mar-2008 - Knorr is giving readers the chance to win a grand for showing off their sexy soup ideas. Download an entry form here.

Award Winning Chef Checks In at the Mariner's Hotel

12-Mar-2008 - Richard Reddaway joines the Mariners Hotel in Lyme Regis as head chef. He moves from the Masons Arms in Branscombe, where his skills earned the pub top spot in The...

College Restaurant of the Year 2008

11-Mar-2008 - Colchester Institute scooped the top prize at Mondays glitzy awards ceremony at Chelsea Football Club. The annual nationwide competition, run by Restaurant magazine, aims to find and reward the potential...

Pie Week Ambassador Takes on Hartnett

10-Mar-2008 - The face of British Pie Week went head-to-head with Gordon Ramsays kitchen queen Angela Hartnett live on ITV show This Morning.

New Management Team in Place at Whitbread

10-Mar-2008 - Hotel and restaurant operator unveils the new management line-up to oversee its newly-merged hotels and restaurants business. The company hopes the move will save it £25 million a year by 2009.

HIT Scotland Industry Dinner 2008

07-Mar-2008 - Tickets are now available for the 12th annual Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland Industry Dinner at the Glasgow Hilton on May 1.

Madonna Deal in Doubt

07-Mar-2008 - Pop stars spokesperson pours cold water on reports Madonna and her movie director husband Guy Ritchie have bought the historic Punch Bowl pub in Mayfair, London.

Ramsay's Kitchen Dreams

06-Mar-2008 - Manager and chef Michelle Ramsay tells Sheila McWattie about the benefits of a menu makeover at the Kings Head, Cubbington, Warwickshire.

Paul Bloxham: King of Herts

06-Mar-2008 - TV chef Paul Bloxham talks to Lucy Britner about his new venture at The Tilbury in Datchworth, Hertfordshire.

Grills Aloud

05-Mar-2008 - Irish singer Nadine Coyle - of pop group Girls Aloud - has reportedly taken her first steps into the restaurant industry by buying a trendy Mexican restaurant in glamorous Newport...

Like A Virgin Mary

05-Mar-2008 - Pop superstar Madonna and her film director husband Guy Ritchie have bought the Punch Bowl in Mayfair, London, for around £2.5million in a deal brokered in partnership with Mahiki owner...

National Minimum Wage to Rise

05-Mar-2008 - Prime Minister says the national minimum wage will rise to £5.73 per hour in October - a 3.8 per cent incresase on the current rate of £5.52

Fifteen Chef Christopher Pethick Found Dead

05-Mar-2008 - One of the first trainees to sign up to Jamie Olivers chef training scheme at Fifteen in Cornwall as been discovered hanging in woodland not far from the famous restaurant.

PubChef Winner Signs Up To I.O.Shen

04-Mar-2008 - Ross Williams, who was last week named Pub Chef of the Year, has signed up to be the latest face of I.O.Shen Mastergrade knives.

Irish Hotels Fight Childhood Obesity

04-Mar-2008 - Hotels in Ireland are set to offer more nutritious meals for parents and their children in an effort to promote healthy eating among their younger guests under new guidelines from...

Scottish Food Scholarship 2008

04-Mar-2008 - Jamie Wakeford, from de Vere Cameron House Hotel at Loch Lomond, last night won the Scottish Food Scolarship 2008 at a glittering bash at the George Hotel in Edinburgh.

Great Result for Hospitality Action

04-Mar-2008 - Industrys charity body raises £12,000 at a glamourous evening in the heart of Londons financial district.

New Head Chef at Deans Place Hotel

03-Mar-2008 - Stuart Dunley succeeds Chris Lamper in the kitchen at the award-winning environmentally-conscious hotel in Alfriston, East Sussex.

Jeanne Rankin Calls it Quits in the Kitchen

03-Mar-2008 - TV chef to move behind the scenes at husband paul Rankins restaurant company as a decade of injuries and rehabilitation takes its toll.

Television Chef Cooked Up False CV

03-Mar-2008 - British chef axed from American cable TV channel after bosses discover he lied on a CV which includes boasts of cooking for four US presidents and helping out with Prince...

Ramsay 'Tried to Buy Burton Race Restaurant'

03-Mar-2008 - John Burton Race has revealed Gordon Ramsay tried to buy his Michelin-starred New Angel restaurant in Devon for a bargain price as the chef faced financial ruin.

PubChef Food Excellence Awards 2008

29-Feb-2008 - Former PR man Ross Williams, who only entered the pub trade five years ago, scoops the top prize at tonights glitzy awards bash at the Dorchester hotel in London.

MSC Rewarded for Fish Friendliness

29-Feb-2008 - Good Housekeeping recognises MSC for Outstanding Contribution to Food

Pub Chef Insures his Tastebuds for £1million

29-Feb-2008 - A Wetherspoons curry chef has had his palate insured for £1million after deciding his sense of taste was too valuable to lose.

Bennett Plans Major Hotel Scheme

28-Feb-2008 - St Georges day fan landlord Tony Bennett is planning a £1.5million private hotel scheme on the site of his pub, the Firs in Norwich.