05-May-2016 - Sommelier and restaurateur Xavier Rousset is set to open his first solo venture this month, a relaxed Mediterranean restaurant with a 250-strong wine list.
05-May-2016 - Rawligion, a fast-casual café focusing on vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, plant-based food is to open in London’s Tottenham Court Road in early June.
05-May-2016 - Michael O'Hare burst onto the scene a few years back with his Leeds restaurant The Man Behind the Curtain, followed last year by a barnstorming performance on BBC Two's Great British Menu and a Michelin star. Now - and with a new haircut - he's about to shake up the north's dining scene even more with three new restaurants in Manchester
05-May-2016 - Chef Jason Atherton is to open the Pig and Palm, his first restaurant in the Philippines, in his wife Irha’s hometown of Cebu.
05-May-2016 - The Wesley Hotel in London's Euston will re-open its food and beverage space as an eco-friendly bar and restaurant The Savannah next week.
05-May-2016 - Customers at Costa are being encouraged to pout for the camera with the launch of new 'selfie zones' in selected stores.
05-May-2016 - The Tate Modern is seeking 120 staff to work in five bars and restaurants as part of its new £260m extension.
04-May-2016 - The Chestnut Group, the owner of the Packhorse Inn in Moulton and The Rupert Brooke in Grantchester, has launched an in-house training academy to help equip staff with the skills they need to help the business grow.
04-May-2016 - Two former Bistrotheque colleagues are to open a ‘moveable’ restaurant constructed from scaffolding poles minutes from Margate seafront this summer.
04-May-2016 - Whitbread has made a move into the UK’s food-to-go sector with the acquisition of a 49 per cent stake in London based company, Healthy Retail Ltd, trading as ‘Pure’, for £6.8m.
04-May-2016 - Pizza chain Franco Manca has outlined plans to open seven more restaurants across London and the South East after launching its twentieth site in Guildford this year.
04-May-2016 - Councillors in Ashford, Kent have agreed to fund a £75m town centre leisure complex with space for a hotel, restaurants, retail units and cinema.
03-May-2016 - Michelin-starred restaurants in England should be forced to display food hygiene ratings or face a fine, councils have warned.
03-May-2016 - Leicester City’s historic Premier League win could provide a boost for hospitality businesses in the area with a surge in international ‘football tourists’.
03-May-2016 - Trade Union Unite has urged the hospitality industry to ‘do the decent thing’ and accept that staff should take home 100 per cent of their tips.
03-May-2016 - Hospitality groups have welcomed the Government recommendations that restaurants and bars should not take deductions from staff tips, and that all tips left by customers should be collected directly by staff.
03-May-2016 - Members of the industry have made tributes to 'vibrant, honourable and generous' Tim Bacon, chairman of Living Ventures Group, who died on Friday (29 April).
29-Apr-2016 - American-style smokehouses, barbecue pits and burger bars are on track to replace Mexican outlets as the biggest area of growth in the UK restaurant scene over the next few years.
29-Apr-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
29-Apr-2016 - The owners of a new business selling edible insects in the UK are encouraging chefs to embrace one of ‘natures best kept secrets’ and add them to their dishes.
29-Apr-2016 - Former National Chef of the Year Kevin Viner ran Michelin-starred Pennypots until 2000 and Viners in Cornwall until 2010. After a stint abroad he has returned to the UK as executive chef of new Bournemouth restaurant Neo.
29-Apr-2016 - The majority of Brits would welcome a ‘no phone zone’ in restaurants, and find it rude when others use phones during a meal, despite widely using them to post photos and updates themselves, according to a new poll.
28-Apr-2016 - Restaurant owners are being urged to do more to educate their staff on the subject of food allergens after a survey of diners with allergies found that a quarter had suffered a reaction when eating out since allergen legislation was introduced in 2014.
27-Apr-2016 - While Londoners have been getting excited about the city’s first naked restaurant, a new pop-up is asking guests to don their Jedi robes and Wookie suits to enter.
27-Apr-2016 - Mexican restaurant Cielo Blanco is opening its first London site.