08-Aug-2014 - Being able to chop finely is an essential skill if you want to make sauces or stocks with an onion base. Here Nigel Haworth, chef patron of the Michelin-starred Northcote hotel, gives BigHospitality the 60-second lowdown on the best way to finely chop an onion.
08-Aug-2014 - Shuttlecock Inc, the company behind pop-up event range Mile High, has taken on a five-year lease on a three-storey Marylebone property which will host a variety of pop-ups and chef residencies.
08-Aug-2014 - 106 café will offer a seasonal all-day menu in a casual setting on London’s Baker Street from 11 August.
07-Aug-2014 - Customer service has been voted more important than food quality and value for money when choosing where to dine out, according to an annual survey conducted by Grass Roots.
07-Aug-2014 - Craft cider and pizza venue The Stable will be opening a site in Falmouth on 28 August.
07-Aug-2014 - Restaurant Associates, the restaurant management division of Compass Group, has appointed a new managing director to replace outgoing boss Andy Harris.
07-Aug-2014 - The Forum for Private Business has published advice which could help small- and medium-sized hospitality businesses cut the cost of complying with regulatory changes.
06-Aug-2014 - Bubble tea shop Chatime is currently franchising at a rapid rate. The brand has just opened its sixth site in Nottingham and its seventh will open in London by the end of the month.
06-Aug-2014 - Café Rouge has launched an experimental new format at its latest site in Victoria Place, with a focus on food-to-go to tempt commuters and shoppers.
06-Aug-2014 - Aviva Investors Property Trust has announced plans with Queensberry Real Estate to renovate Machester’s Corn Exchange and turn it into a large independent dining facility.
06-Aug-2014 - Whether a hotel, restaurant or pub, the quality of beer served can have an impact on customer satisfaction, profits, sales and waste. Here, Steve Lakin of drinks dispense service Innserve gives his tips on good cellar management for great beer.
05-Aug-2014 - A new pulled meat food-to-go concept, Pull’d, will be opening in the City of London at the end of September.
05-Aug-2014 - Smoked salmon specialist Salmontini is opening its first UK restaurant in London’s Belgravia in September, with plans for further expansion.
05-Aug-2014 - At the recent Estrella Damm Gastronomy Congress, chef and restaurateur José Pizarro revealed the method behind a dish full of Spanish flavour: roasted monkfish with black olives, Serrano ham and thyme.
04-Aug-2014 - All day-dining concept Fields will be opening in late September on London’s Clapham Common, a ‘big sister’ site to the co-founders first café; M1LK in Balham.
01-Aug-2014 - River Cottage has opened entries to its Rising Star competition 2014, which offers 16-24 year olds the chance win a year-long apprenticeship with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and staff at River Cottage HQ in Axminster.
01-Aug-2014 - The Real Greek founder Theodore Kyriakou is opening new restaurant The Greek Larder in London’s King’s Cross this September. He talked to BigHospitality with details of the venture.
01-Aug-2014 - Ice cream company Mövenpick has announced the six contestants that will take part in its annual Gourmet Dessert Chef of the Year competition’s final on 25 September in London.
31-Jul-2014 - The team behind The Shed restaurant in Notting Hill is launching Rabbit, a British ‘wild food’ restaurant concept in London’s Chelsea.
31-Jul-2014 - Ed’s Easy Diner has announced its new brand expansion, Ed’s Dinerette, which will open in smaller units in areas of high footfall.
31-Jul-2014 - Local Hereford pub, The Hop Pole, is re-launching as an American deep South pit barbeque restaurant concept.
31-Jul-2014 - Notes Coffee Shop is set to open two new venues in London in September this year and summer 2015.
30-Jul-2014 - CAU, the casual dining restaurant concept, will make its debut in the north west, in Liverpool, in the first quarter of next year, BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Report has learnt.
30-Jul-2014 - Sixteen teams from the restaurant industry managed to raise over £2,700 for Farm Africa through a football tournament last Sunday in Birmingham.
30-Jul-2014 - Luxury hospitality group the Edwardian Group London has launched a new fish and chips restaurant concept, Great British Fish Co., next to its hotel in London’s Leicester Square.