24-Oct-2014 - Apprenticeship standards for commis chefs, chefs de partie and hospitality team members are being developed as part of phase three of the government’s apprenticeship trailblazer programme.
24-Oct-2014 - New ‘flat share’ pop-up restaurant The Little Yellow Door will open in London’s Notting Hill this autumn.
24-Oct-2014 - Making the perfect pizza dough can be tricky: measurements need to be precise, and the effect of the yeast can easily be compromised. Chef Fabio Giuranna of Mayfair Pizza Co shows us the tricks of the trade.
24-Oct-2014 - Over two thirds of operators have seen an increase in food sales year-on-year, according to the latest Eating Out-Look report by Horizons and JRA.
24-Oct-2014 - Chinese restaurant Chy will open its second site in Liverpool city centre on 24 October.
23-Oct-2014 - Great British Menu chef Will Brown recently refurbished the Old Schoolhouse Inn, introducing a new menu that combines Northern Irish classics with modern European ingredients, and was rewarded with a Michelin Bib Gourmand.
23-Oct-2014 - Spanish restaurant Mas Q Menos has opened its second London site in Soho three months after opening its first site in Holborn.
23-Oct-2014 - Over half (51 per cent) of 18 to 44-year-olds would be ready to use their mobile to speed up payment in restaurants, according to new research by CGA Peach and Zonal Retail Data Systems.
22-Oct-2014 - Another lobster-focused casual dining concept is set to hit London next month, offering East Coast-inspired seafood to eat-in or take-out.
22-Oct-2014 - Chef Adam Simmonds is seeking to raise £1.1m through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to open his first solo restaurant in central London.
22-Oct-2014 - Indian restaurant Zaika will return to its former London site on Kensington High Street this November after the closure of One Kensington.
22-Oct-2014 - All-day dining concept Brew will open its fourth London site in Putney on 10 November.
22-Oct-2014 - The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, will return to London with a new summer date next year.
21-Oct-2014 - Chinese dumpling concept Chop Chop has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support its UK expansion plans.
21-Oct-2014 - Old Tom & English, a new British restaurant offering small plates, cocktails and wine, will open in the heart of Soho next month.
21-Oct-2014 - Mitch Tonks, the high-profile chef, is to open the fourth site under his Rockfish seafood brand in Brixham, Devon, as part of plans to grow the brand to 15 restaurants in coastal towns.
21-Oct-2014 - More and more business travellers are adding leisure activities and holiday days to their work trips, according to a survey by BridgeStreet Global Hospitality.
21-Oct-2014 - Jacques Borel has warned that it might be necessary to make some concessions on alcohol if the cut VAT campaign is to be successful.
20-Oct-2014 - Organised by the Craft Guild of Chefs, the National Chef of the Year competition took place during the Restaurant Show.
20-Oct-2014 - Restaurant Story chef patron Tom Sellers hopes to bring new life to The Lickfold Inn in West Sussex from the end of November.
20-Oct-2014 - Maine-inspired lobster and seafood concept Lobster Kitchen will open on London’s Great Russell Street later this month.
20-Oct-2014 - Piper, the private equity backer of Loungers and Be At One, has acquired a stake in Hickory’s Smokehouse, the north west-based American BBQ restaurant chain.
17-Oct-2014 - Pop-up Thai restaurant Som saa will open at Climpsons Arch in London Fields on 25 October.
17-Oct-2014 - The eating and drinking out sector has enjoyed its 18th consecutive month of positive growth, according to Coffer Peach Business Tracker data.
16-Oct-2014 - Richard Caring, the sector investor, will open the first site under a new all-day dining format, the Ivy Market Grill, in London’s Covent Garden, in December.