14-Oct-2013 - With recent figures from the Bank of England showing that lending to hospitality businesses is falling, small business loan provider has seen a ‘dramatic rise’ in enquiries from restaurants and bars.
14-Oct-2013 - Your Future in Hospitality, a new Isle of Wight-based initiative from HTP Training which looks to attract more young people into the hospitality industry, has been welcomed by Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Chris Galvin.
11-Oct-2013 - A panel debate at The Restaurant Show earlier this week got all the big chefs talking. France may have influenced and defined the terms of virtually all western cooking, but does it continue to impress?
11-Oct-2013 - Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK have identified a lack access to growth capital and skills shortages as the biggest factors affecting their businesses over the past two years, according to new research.
11-Oct-2013 - Chris Pulfer from Restaurant Associates has been named the Compass Chef of the Year after a hotly-contested final at The Restaurant Show earlier this week.
11-Oct-2013 - The former co-founder and operations manager of all-day café concept Leon have reunited to launch a new restaurant concept in London dedicated to pork.
11-Oct-2013 - The search is on to find the best students, trainees and managers in the hospitality industry as the 75th annual Institute of Hospitality Awards are now open for entries.
11-Oct-2013 - The Michelin-starred chef behind Mayfair’s Tamarind and the recently relaunched Imli Street discusses India’s railway cuisine, training Western chefs, and his efforts to bring his high-end brand of Indian cooking to the US.
11-Oct-2013 - Music has been found to be a powerful draw for UK tourists and restaurant and pub-goers, according to the results of two new reports, which quantify the value it has to the hospitality and tourism industries.
10-Oct-2013 - Steve and Serina Drake, the owners of Drake's Restaurant in Ripley, Surrey, have taken on a 50 per cent share of the freehold of The Anchor, a Grade II listed pub situated in the same village.
10-Oct-2013 - Trinity Leeds, Land Securities’ £350m, city-centre shopping and leisure development, is pioneering ‘a new take on eating out’ with the launch of a new food hall, housing street food vendors, pop-up market stalls and emerging high street food brands.
10-Oct-2013 - High-quality restaurants in London can boost nearby residential property values by up to 20 per cent, while fast food outlets often have the reverse effect, causing a drop in property prices by 15 per cent in the immediate vicinity.
10-Oct-2013 - Itinerant chef and pop-up restaurant 'veteran' Carl Clarke is planning to make Disco Bistro a permanent fixture in East London before turning it into a multi-site restaurant brand.
09-Oct-2013 - The sixth National Restaurant Awards, hosted by Restaurant magazine, took place at The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London on Monday 7 October.
09-Oct-2013 - Four female British TV chefs have partnered for The Gorgeous Kitchen – a contemporary restaurant opening at Heathrow’s Terminal 2 next year as part of the airport’s on-going regeneration project.
09-Oct-2013 - The Hospitality Guild has appointed EPoS systems provider Zonal as a technology partner for its forthcoming state-of-the-art training and development venue in London.
09-Oct-2013 - Joan Roca, head chef of El Celler de Can Roca, has insisted he won’t be opening any more restaurants despite receiving numerous offers from the UK after winning the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards earlier this year.
09-Oct-2013 - Thirty-three of the UK's hospitality and tourism associations, including the British Hospitality Association and the Tourism Alliance, have joined together to put pressure on political parties to include the industry within in their manifestos ahead of the next general election.
09-Oct-2013 - Tackling youth unemployment and embracing a common approach to work placements, internships and apprenticeships in restaurants is the focal point of the latest Big Hospitality Conversation, being held on behalf of the British Hospitality Association (BHA) and the Restaurant Association in London today (9 October).
09-Oct-2013 - Giraffe, the 50-strong all-day-dining chain, is looking to develop ‘the next generation of team members and managers’ with the launch of a new training academy on the site of its first restaurant in Hampstead.
09-Oct-2013 - Cleaver, the chicken, burger and rib restaurant brand owned by Prezzo, is to open a further three sites before the end of the year.
08-Oct-2013 - Barry Johnson, a pastry chef at Rococo Chocolates, has won the UK Pastry Open 2013 after a six hour final at The Restaurant Show yesterday.
08-Oct-2013 - The team behind London restaurants Bleeding Heart and The Don are launching a third in the City next month.
08-Oct-2013 - Hayden Groves, executive chef at BaxterStorey, has been named the 2013 National Chef of the Year following a tense final at The Restaurant Show.
08-Oct-2013 - Ben Champkin from the Elephant Restaurant in Torquay has been named the Young National Chef of the Year for 2013 after a gripping final today (8 October) at The Restaurant Show.