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David Biffani on bringing Copenhagen's Mother pizza to Battersea Power Station

23-Jun-2017 - Cult Copenhagen pizza restaurant Mother is launching its first international outpost at the Battersea Power Station development next month. We spoke to co-owner David Biffani about his plans.

Silo chef and Mr Lyan to launch London restaurant Cub

23-Jun-2017 - Doug McMaster, chef-owner at Brighton’s zero-waste restaurant Silo, is teaming up with world champion bartender Mr Lyan to launch his first London project.

Chef Will Holland to leave Coast

22-Jun-2017 - Will Holland is to step down as head chef of Coast in Pembrokeshire later this year.

Hospitality criticises ‘disappointing’ Queen’s Speech

22-Jun-2017 - Hospitality trade bodies have given a lukewarm reception to the ‘disappointing’ announcements made in the Queen’s Speech yesterday (21 June).

Restaurant Eats Out: Nova Victoria

22-Jun-2017 - Restaurant magazine’s latest Eats Out events took place in Victoria’s recently opened Nova development, home to a mix of established brands and one-offs, including Hai Cenato, Aster, and Stoke House.

Diners growing tired of hipster food trends

21-Jun-2017 - Diners are tiring of food fads and nearly three quarters would avoid ordering the ‘unusual’ option on menus, according to Bookatable’s quarterly dining trends report.

Applications open for TMRW Project's The Switch

21-Jun-2017 - Applications are now open for The Switch, the nationwide project that sees front-of-house staff swap places of work for up to a week.

Ten finalists revealed for National Chef of the Year 2018

21-Jun-2017 - The ten finalists in the National Chef of the Year 2018 contest have been revealed, and include Ben Champkin, Young National Chef of the Year 2013 and sous chef at L’Enclume, and Luke Selby, winner of this year’s Roux Scholarship.

Seven of eight finalists for Young National Chef of the Year 2018 named

21-Jun-2017 - Seven finalists of the Young National Chef of the Year 2018 competition have been named, after this year’s London and Sheffield heats, with just one more left to be revealed.

New York chef Anthony Falco to team up with Yard Sale Pizza

20-Jun-2017 - The former chef at New York’s legendary Roberta’s pizza restaurant is flying to London for a three week collaboration with Yard Sale Pizza next month.

Gardener's Cottage opens second Edinburgh restaurant

20-Jun-2017 - The team behind Edinburgh's Gardener’s Cottage restaurant have launched a second site in the city.

Steve Drake reveals opening date and top team for Sorrel

20-Jun-2017 - Steve Drake has revealed that the opening of his upcoming restaurant Sorrel has been delayed until September.

Mixed emotions: The new flavours mixing things up

20-Jun-2017 - The mixer category is fizzing at the moment, with a raft of more unusual flavours alongside more traditional options – and even ones that contain a touch of the hard stuff themselves

Michelin-starred The Yorke Arms up for sale

20-Jun-2017 - The Yorke Arms, the Michelin-starred restaurant with rooms, has been put up for sale.

"It's bulls**t that all food in China is delicious": Andrew Wong's top six Chinese food myths

19-Jun-2017 - The well-regarded chef busts the most common myths and misconceptions about Chinese cooking and champions the importance of proper technique

Academy of Chocolate hails 2017 Bar winners and industry as "stronger than ever"

19-Jun-2017 - The Academy of Chocolate has announced its final round of winners - the 2017 Bar winners - with judges hailing the UK chocolate industry as "stronger than ever". 

Alastair Storey and chef Tommy Miah given OBEs

19-Jun-2017 - Alastair Storey and chef Tommy Miah have been awarded OBEs in the Queen’s 2017 Birthday Honours.

Raymond Blanc’s Brasserie Blanc to open its first restaurant in a hotel

16-Jun-2017 - Brasserie Blanc, the French-style restaurant group from two Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc, is to open its first site in a hotel, the Marriott Bournemouth Highcliff, on 26 June.


Jason Atherton: "Any chef that says they feel confident over the next five years is a liar"

16-Jun-2017 - Chef Jason Atherton heads up the 17-strong Social Company restaurant group with his wife and business partner Irha. He spoke at Restaurant magazine’s Restaurant Congress about empowering staff, Brexit, and what’s next for the business.

Friday Five: The week's top news

16-Jun-2017 - We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week.

Stephen Harris on The Sportsman winning National Restaurant of the Year

16-Jun-2017 - Stephen Harris' self-proclaimed 'grotty' gastropub The Sportsman was named the UK's best restaurant for the second year in a row at the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards this week (12 June).

Adam Simmonds to hold ‘pay what you like’ dinner for Grenfell Tower

16-Jun-2017 - Chef Adam Simmonds is the latest chef to help the residents of stricken London tower block Grenfell Tower, with a ‘pay what you want’ dinner at his Test Kitchen restaurant in Soho.

Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2017: The top Asian winners

16-Jun-2017 - This year's award winners featured an unmistakable rise of new wave Asian restaurants, from A. Wong to Som Saa to Gunpowder. We round up the best

UberEats: Restaurants need to adapt to online delivery

15-Jun-2017 - Restaurants need to adapt to to create more of a balance between their delivery offer and dining room, the UK general manager of UberEats has said.

Big in Denmark: Sticks'n'Sushi's Andreas Karlsson on its future plans

15-Jun-2017 - With two new openings later this year, Danish-born, Japanese restaurant brand Sticks’n’Sushi is finally on a (sushi) roll