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Introducing the Chefs’ Choice Awards

26-Oct-2016 - Calling all foodservice companies: the new Chefs’ Choice Awards are your chance to show the restaurant industry that you are best in class. 

Drake & Morgan confirms rebrand of two Corney & Barrow sites

26-Oct-2016 - The London-based restaurant and bar group, has confirmed the rebranding of two of its recently acquired Corney & Barrow sites, with The Otherist, on Old Broad Street in the City, and the Pagination on Cabot Square.

Hospitality welcomes Government decision on Heathrow

25-Oct-2016 - The hospitality and tourism industry, including the BHA, UKinbound and VisitBritain, has welcomed today’s decision to expand London Heathrow Airport.

Former Joël Robuchon chef to open Bōkan at Novotel Canary Wharf

25-Oct-2016 - Bōkan, a new restaurant and roof terrace from Aurelie Altemaire, former head chef at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, is to open at the 313-bedroom Novotel Canary Wharf hotel in January.

The Kitty Hawk 'department store for dining' to open in London

24-Oct-2016 - The Kitty Hawk, a so-called 'department store for dining', is to open at River Plate House in South Place, London on 17 November.

Grind reveals details of new flagship Clerkenwell venue

24-Oct-2016 - London-based coffee group Grind has revealed more details about its new flasghip site in Clerkenwell, set to open in Old Street in November.

Springboard announces Awards for Excellence 2016 shortlist

24-Oct-2016 - Industry charity Springboard has announced the shortlist for its 2016 Awards for Excellence.

Michelin chef Josh Eggleton to open Bristol pub

24-Oct-2016 - Michelin star­-winning chef Josh Eggleton has taken over a new pub in Bristol with the former director of Butcombe Brewery, Guy Newell, the Morning Advertiser has reported.

Locals are key to your hotel’s success, say expert hoteliers

21-Oct-2016 - Local business is key to the success of your hotel, whether it’s an urban hub or country house, according to hotel experts.

Prezzo staff win National Waiters' Day race

21-Oct-2016 - Front-of-house staff took part in races across the country last week as part of the National Waiters' Day celebrations.

Tourist visits to the UK hit new all-time high

21-Oct-2016 - The UK welcomed its highest ever number of inbound tourists in August this year, according to data from VisitBritain.

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 17/10 - 21/10

21-Oct-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.

Hourly hospitality pay outstripping minimum wage

21-Oct-2016 - Hourly pay for UK hospitality workers is already significantly outstripping new legal minimum wage thresholds, research by Fourth Analytics has revealed.

Final recipients of first round Discover England funding revealed

20-Oct-2016 - Projects designed to boost tourism on the East Coast and help international visitors explore the English countryside by electric car are among the final recipients of the government's £40m Discover England Fund.

People on the Move in Hospitality: October 2016

20-Oct-2016 - October has seen a number of high profile appointments across the hospitality sector, including new food and beverage directors at Macdonald Hotels and Fairmont St Andrews and general managers at The Aviator Hotel and The Dorchester.

Pubs and restaurants see strong September sales

20-Oct-2016 - Consumer spending on eating and drinking out continues to hold up post­-Brexit vote, with managed pub and restaurant groups reporting collective like-­for-like sales up 1.8 per cent in September against the same month last year, according to latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Wine prices 'could rise by 29p' post-Brexit

19-Oct-2016 - Wine prices could rise by an average of 29p per bottle as a result of the Brexit vote, according to new research.

Secrets of Success

Chefs' Secrets of Success: Theo Randall

18-Oct-2016 - In the first of a series of videos on tips for success, we caught up with Theo Randall, former River Cafe star, champion of Italian produce, and chef at London's InterContinental Park Lane and new Theo's Simple Italian restaurant at the Hotel Indigo London Kensington.

Coya, the Natural Kitchen and Notes to open at Angel Court

18-Oct-2016 - Modern Peruvian restaurant Coya will open its second London site at the new Angel Court development in London, joining The Natural Kitchen and Notes, who will both open their eighth sites there.

Head waitresses earn 20% less than men

18-Oct-2016 - Women dominate front of house roles, but their salaries are still lagging behind men, analysis from The Change Group has revealed.

Living Ventures apprenticeships to tackle skills shortage

13-Oct-2016 - Living Ventures is teaming up with The City of Liverpool College to introduce a chef academy running apprenticeships for young people.

Yummy Pub Co launches Chef Academy

12-Oct-2016 - The Yummy Pub Company has launched a Chef Academy aiming to recruit new talent from a variety of backgrounds.

Spending in restaurants reaches 15-month high

11-Oct-2016 - The warm September weather saw people spend the largest amount on eating and drinking out for over a year.

Burning Night Group crowdfunds £1m towards expansion

11-Oct-2016 - UK pub chain Burning Night Group has launched a crowdfunding campaign to expand its themed bars across the country.

Tourist spending in Britain rises £800m

11-Oct-2016 - Britain has seen a record rise in tourism with international visitors spending an additional £800m across the country in the last year, according to VisitBritain.