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Restaurants to turn out the lights for Earth Hour

24-Feb-2017 - Restaurants across the UK will be serving up candlelit dinners to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour this weekend.

Friday Five: The week's top news

24-Feb-2017 - We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week

SMALL TALK

French revolution: Adam Reid on taking over the Manchester restaurant

24-Feb-2017 - Chef Adam Reid has taken control of The French at Manchester’s Midland Hotel following the premature departure of Simon Rogan last year. The restaurant re-opened this month after a refurbishment.

Claude Bosi at Bibendum to serve up affordable fine dining

24-Feb-2017 - French chef Claude Bosi is aiming to offer an affordable take on fine dining when he relaunches South Kensington restaurant Bibendum at the end of March.

BBC Two to champion British farmers, growers & fishermen

24-Feb-2017 - A new BBC Two show is to champion British farmers, growers, and fishermen as part of a country-wide tour hosted by Great British Bake Off 2015 winner, Nadiya Hussain.

Bombay café group Dishoom to open fifth London site

24-Feb-2017 - Bombay café concept Dishoom is set to open its fifth London site later this year, in London’s Kensington.

Government promises industry help over business rates

23-Feb-2017 - The government has offered an olive branch to restaurants, pubs and hotels facing the ‘steepest increases’ in businesses rates this April.

British chef wins two Michelin stars for Denmark

23-Feb-2017 - British chef Paul Cunningham has won a second star in the Michelin Guide to Nordic Countries 2017.

Dabbous to close as owners plan major new project

23-Feb-2017 - Michelin-starred Fitzrovia restaurant Dabbous is to close as owners Ollie Dabbous and Oskar Kinberg begin work on a major new project for late 2017/early 2018.

Craft London to host chef Shaun Hill as first of monthly collaborations

22-Feb-2017 - Craft London, the Greenwich restaurant from chef Stevie Parle, is to launch a monthly chef collaboration event, Thursday Feasts, beginning with Michelin-starred Shaun Hill on 9 March.

UK won't 'shut the door' on EU workers

22-Feb-2017 - Brexit secretary David Davis has offered further hope to the hospitality industry by claiming the UK is not about to ‘shut the door’ on EU workers.

Duck & Waffle to launch sister restaurant

22-Feb-2017 - The team behind Duck & Waffle have finally confirmed details of their long-awaited second London restaurant.

Allan Pickett joins Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

22-Feb-2017 - Allan Pickett has been named as the new executive chef at Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe in Southwark.

MasterChef winner reveals details of first Hove restaurant

22-Feb-2017 - MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards has revealed more details about his upcoming Hove fine dining restaurant Etch.

People on the Move: February 2017

21-Feb-2017 - From a new head chef at luxury Hampshire hotel Chewton Glen, new director and chef positions at D&D London, new restaurant manager at Simpsons in Birmingham, and more, it's been a busy month in hospitality moves

Restaurant business rates capped in Scotland

21-Feb-2017 - The Scottish finance minister has announced a cap on business rates for hospitality companies following warnings that the sector could be crippled by rising fees.

Josh Eggleton announces stellar chef guest series

21-Feb-2017 - Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton is to collaborate with top chefs including Simon Hulstone, Emily Watkins, and Dominic Chapman in a new guest series.

Hot Pot chain brews up UK debut

21-Feb-2017 - Thai restaurant group Hot Pot is to open its debut UK site in London’s Soho this spring.

Yosma team to open Hovarda Turkish restaurant

21-Feb-2017 - The team behind Marylebone’s Yosma are to open a second Turkish-inspired restaurant in London later this year.

A jacket potato and burrito concept is on its way

21-Feb-2017 - Jacket potatoes and burritos are popular lunchtime food options, but never has one place specifically focused on doing both. 

ASK THE EXPERTS

10 things to consider when designing your menu

20-Feb-2017 - Morgan Musselle, senior creative designer at food branding agency Eat With Your Eyes, reveals how to design a killer menu

Number Group to open second London restaurant

20-Feb-2017 - The team behind The Number Group are to open a second bar and restaurant in London later this year.

Peter Gordon and José Pizarro announce collaboration

20-Feb-2017 - Chef Peter Gordon is to team up with José Pizarro for a one-off dinner at his London restaurant The Providores and Tapa Room.

15th annual Chefs’ and Pastry Graduate Awards open for entries

20-Feb-2017 - Entries are open for the 15th annual Chefs’ Graduate Awards and the Pastry Graduate Awards, asking chefs aged 23 and under to test and improve their skills.

Guest chef line-up announced for WastED pop-up

20-Feb-2017 - Gordon Ramsay and Sat Bains are among the final line-up of guests chefs set to join New York chef Dan Barber at his upcoming food waste pop-up at Selfridges.