13-Oct-2015 - The Gold Service Scholarship has awarded some of the best young front of house staff in the country with a trip to the French wine destination Bordeaux. BigHospitality joined the group to get a taste of the region.
13-Oct-2015 - Green & Fortune has announced plans to expand beyond it's Kings' Cross base as part of a new partnership with marketing giant Ogilvy & Mather.
13-Oct-2015 - The British Hospitality Association is seeking seven up-and-coming chefs to take part in a culinary tour of Japan.
13-Oct-2015 - Square Pie, the pie & mash restaurant operator, has completed its fundraising round after raising £681,500 through online crowdfunding platform Crowdcube, BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Allegra Foodservice has reported.
12-Oct-2015 - Consumer spending on eating-out rose for the 26th consecutive month in September, according to the latest report from Barclaycard.
12-Oct-2015 - Sylvia Kontek and Vittorio Monge, the founders of Chelsea-based European restaurant Margaux, will open the doors to their second restaurant - Bandol - this week.
12-Oct-2015 - With the busy festive season upon us, Robert Botkai of Winckworth Sherwood recaps the law around the sale of alcohol to ensure operators can protect their licences.
09-Oct-2015 - Former Pearl executive chef Jun Tanaka is to launch his first solo restaurant - The Ninth - on London’s Charlotte Street in November.
09-Oct-2015 - M Restaurants founder Martin Williams has criticised the ‘terrible’ treatment of customers at popular restaurants in London.
09-Oct-2015 - Competition between high street restaurants and pubs is making the average cost of meals less but consumers are spending more overall on extra courses and side dishes, BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Allegra Foodservice has reported.
09-Oct-2015 - Noble Inns executive chef Neil Rankin says the company is on the cusp of securing a new site for its barbecue restaurant brand Smokehouse.
09-Oct-2015 - Smash-hit east London residency Som Saa closes this month, but Thai food specialist Andy Oliver and his partners have already reached their crowdfunding target for their first permanent restaurant, also to be called Som Saa.
08-Oct-2015 - The next generation of chefs has a responsibility to ensure future restaurants improve sustainability standards, chef and campaigner Arthur Potts Dawson has warned.
08-Oct-2015 - Hoxton Pony founder Gerry Calabrese will open a new bar and restaurant - Wringer & Mangle - in East London next month.
08-Oct-2015 - Beyond London, a new lounge bar specialising in pan-Asian food and cocktails is set to open in Kensington on 20 October.
08-Oct-2015 - Searcys has announced that Urban Coterie, a new restaurant concept in collaboration with Anthony Demetre, will open in east London’s M by Montcalm Hotel on 5 November.
08-Oct-2015 - Chef Phil Vickery has joined forces with Knorr to help provide inspiration for chefs looking to create more gluten-free dishes.
08-Oct-2015 - Michael Caines is to leave Gidleigh Park in Chagford Devon after 21 years to pursue his business ventures in Devon, Shropshire, Wales and Abu Dhabi.
08-Oct-2015 - The green light has been given to transform Low Wood Bay Resort Hotel & Marina into the Lake District’s first luxury resort hotel.
08-Oct-2015 - The Yorkshire-based Sukho Group has announced plans to open a second Zaap Thai Street Food restaurant in Nottingham next month.
07-Oct-2015 - Wing Zone, the US-founded chicken wing concept, will open its first UK restaurant in London's Finsbury Park next month.
07-Oct-2015 - Operators in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors are being advised to engage in 'old-fashioned' haggling over prices with suppliers this Christmas to take advantage of lower production costs of festive favourites such as turkey and ham.
07-Oct-2015 - Danny Hoang, a commis chef at Colette's at The Grove Hotel in Watford has been named Young National Chef of the Year 2016.
06-Oct-2015 - Larry Jayasekara, a senior sous chef at the Gordon Ramsay Group, has won National Chef of the Year 2016.
06-Oct-2015 - Sales of cocktails are on the rise in restaurants across the UK, according to a report by CGA Strategy.