24-Apr-2015 - UK hospitality businesses are predicted to see a boost in profits this summer due to an increasing number of Britons opting for ‘staycations’, according to new research from VoucherCodes.co.uk.
24-Apr-2015 - Hospitality employers are failing to meet the career expectations of staff and create a desirable workplace environment, according to research from recruitment specialists Korn Ferry.
24-Apr-2015 - Simon Rogan has announced he will take up personal residence at Rogan & Company in Cartmel, Cumbria, in December.
24-Apr-2015 - Labour and the Conservatives have been accused of neglecting the travel industry following a review of the party manifestos by the Cut Tourism VAT campaign.
23-Apr-2015 - Ping pong entertainment concept Bounce is opening a second site in London and its first in the US following the success of its flagship site in Holborn.
23-Apr-2015 - Multi-cuisine buffet chain COSMO has launched its new £2m flagship site in Nottingham this week (21 April).
23-Apr-2015 - Operators are at risk of alienating diners by failing to offer an adequate range of gluten-free menu options, according to research commissioned by Aviko in the run up to Coeliac Awareness Week (11-17 May).
22-Apr-2015 - Restauranteur Des McDonald is opening his third pop-up restaurant on the roof of Selfridges.
22-Apr-2015 - French chocolatier Valrhona has started its search for talented pastry chefs and chocolatiers to compete in the next UK Pastry Open.
22-Apr-2015 - Chelsea based The Good Life Eatery is bringing its ‘clean food with attitude’ to a second site opening in Marylebone in early May.
22-Apr-2015 - A team of students from Westminster Kingsway College has won the Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or 2015 competition.
22-Apr-2015 - York’s only five-star hotel is set to undergo a £15m redevelopment, doubling its 107 rooms and opening a new 140-cover restaurant.
22-Apr-2015 - The UK hospitality sector has lost at least £16bn in potential revenue over the last year by ignoring the over 65 age group, according to a report from Barclays Corporate Banking released today.
21-Apr-2015 - The owners of Michelin recognised restaurant The Ingham Swan in Norfolk have acquired two Norwich sites in a bid to put the County on the foodie map.
21-Apr-2015 - It's been another busy month for hospitality with Frankie & Benny's founder joining Bulldog Hotel Group, a host of young talent taking up positions at Lainston House and Shibden Mill Inn, as well as a new head chef at Bibendum.
21-Apr-2015 - Philip Newman Hall, the managing director of restaurant and hotel Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, is calling on the industry to do more to raise the profile of service roles and encourage more young people to consider a career working front-of-house.
20-Apr-2015 - With US giant Smashburger set to hit the UK this year, the decade-long gourmet burger boom is showing little sign of slowing down.
20-Apr-2015 - The kitchen garden is nothing new, but over the last few years more pub, restaurant and hotel owners have started growing their own produce to enable their business to run more sustainably and give them an interesting point of difference.
20-Apr-2015 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has welcomed election manifestos from several key political parties as acknowledging the contribution of tourism and hospitality to the UK economy for the ‘first time ever’.
20-Apr-2015 - Chef and restaurateur Rick Stein is working on three projects in Padstow, Cornwall, where he currently operates four sites while also planning to grow his restaurant estate across the UK.
20-Apr-2015 - Tom Solesbury, a solicitor at Hamlins LLP, gives advice to hospitality employers about the new rules on Shared Parental Leave which came into force earlier this month.
17-Apr-2015 - Claude Bosi, chef patron at Hibiscus, will be exchanging his London restaurant for a new international destination as part of a chef swap.
17-Apr-2015 - The shortlist has been unveiled for the 2015 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards.
17-Apr-2015 - Queenswood, a new restaurant from Damson & Co founders Sax Arshad and Antonio Cardoso, has opened in London’s Battersea Square.
17-Apr-2015 - New Moon Company is to open its second site in Liverpool in June 2015.