28-May-2015 - The hospitality industry has welcomed legislation outlined in the Queen’s speech at the state opening of parliament yesterday (27 May).
28-May-2015 - Meat & Shake, the London-based concept, is eyeing further expansion after securing three new sites and changing its model from burger-led to a more smokehouse-based format, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Allegra Foodservice.
28-May-2015 - Chef Allan Pickett is joining forces with the Sanderson hotel in London’s West End to launch its first ever summer restaurant residency from 5 June.
27-May-2015 - International cafe brand O’ My Buns! is opening its first UK site in Leicester in June, and plans to expand nationwide.
27-May-2015 - Two brothers are to combine the best of their wild food-themed west London restaurants into a pop-up in time for the summer festival season.
27-May-2015 - Restaurant group Caprice Holdings Ltd is launching a new pan-Asian fish and shellfish restaurant in September.
27-May-2015 - TV chef Angela Hartnett has unveiled further details of her second Italian-themed London café and restaurant concept Café Murano.
27-May-2015 - Costa has become the first UK café to be named a Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) Two Star Sustainability Champion.
26-May-2015 - The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has announced the list of restaurants ranked 51st-100th in 2015, ahead of the annual awards ceremony in London on 1 June.
26-May-2015 - The Grand Brighton Hotel is planning to open a second on-site restaurant following its sale to a private investor last year.
26-May-2015 - Despite the unpredictable British weather, pubs, restaurants and hotels are investing more in their outside spaces and using them more creatively than ever before.
22-May-2015 - Leeds-based Smokehouse concept Reds True Barbecue has secured a £5m investment from leading figures in the hospitality industry as part of a drive to accelerate its expansion plans.
22-May-2015 - Hospitality businesses around the UK showed their support for National Waiter's Day yesterday (21 May).
21-May-2015 - The UK is one of six European countries intending to bid to host the 2018 edition of the Bocuse d'Or Europe.
21-May-2015 - Love Productions, the TV production company behind popular BBC Two series Bake Off are on the look-out for professional pastry chefs and bakers to take part in a new series.
21-May-2015 - The New Angel restaurant in Notting Hill, the brainchild of celebrity chef John Burton-Race , is relocating to larger premises.
21-May-2015 - Pizza Hut UK, the Rutland Partners backed group, has reported sales growth of up to 40 per cent at refurbished restaurants since its reimaging programme began, as the company prepares to report a third consecutive year of growth.
20-May-2015 - The owners of the Honky Tonk Group, the American themed restaurant brand, have launched their first ‘quirky’ boutique hotel in London’s Chinatown.
20-May-2015 - Hospitality networking association Arena has announced details of its 2015 Summer Event, taking place on 26 June at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London.
20-May-2015 - London received a record-breaking number of international tourists in 2014, according to official figures.
20-May-2015 - Gordon Ramsay believes he now has two branded operations ready for a national roll-out: Street Kitchen and Maze.
19-May-2015 - Xavier Rousset has left Texture and 28°-50° Restaurant Group, the company he co-founded with chef Agnar Sverrisson.
19-May-2015 - BigHospitality’s sister publication Restaurant magazine has teamed up an EPoS provider to create a new free all-you-need-to-know guide to running a restaurant.
19-May-2015 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has named the 40 chefs who have made the semi-finals of the National Chef of the Year 2016 competition.
19-May-2015 - The number of UK hospitality businesses receiving high ratings from customer reviews has risen in the past year, according to TripAdvisor.