10-Apr-2013 - The Seafood Pub Company, the Lancashire-based pub group set up by Jocelyn Neve two years ago, has appointed an operations director to help grow the business.
10-Apr-2013 - Following a strong set of sales results in 2012 for Italian restaurant chain Prezzo, chief executive Jonathan Kaye has reported a ‘good start’ to 2013 and is keen to expand the business along with the group’s Mexican concept, Chimichanga.
10-Apr-2013 - Scottish restaurateur Tony Hussain has revealed major expansion plans for his Italian restaurant brand Papa Tony's which could see up to 23 new sites open in Scotland by 2018 and the brand reach England for the first time.
10-Apr-2013 - A new book has been launched by two truffle enthusiasts highlighting the culinary benefits of nature's best kept secret' - the British truffle.
09-Apr-2013 - Tiger Bills, the restaurant concept launched by Lifestyle Hospitality Group (LHG) in 2007, has signed its first regional, multiple franchisee in the Midlands and has revealed a target list of 24 cities in which it wishes to operate.
09-Apr-2013 - The Goring has been awarded The Tea Guild's 2013 Top London Afternoon Tea Award after gaining a 'near perfect' score from the guild's anonymous judges.
09-Apr-2013 - The head chef and co-owner of the 16-cover Artisan restaurant in Hessle has claimed that a Michelin star could have potentially changed the fate of the fine-dining restaurant which is now set to close at the end of the month.
09-Apr-2013 - Facewatch, the crime reporting database service for hospitality and retail businesses, has been recommended for use across all Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) after a successful trial in Victoria in London.
09-Apr-2013 - Sodexo Prestige is to open a riverside bar on the upper deck of museum ship HMS Belfast this summer following the opening of a café bar next to the main entrance.
09-Apr-2013 - North West entrepreneur and restaurateur Jaf Siddiqi has launched a new bar and restaurant concept in Liverpool which he is hoping to use as the blueprint for a number of new venues in the area.
09-Apr-2013 - The London Distillery Company has launched Dodd's Gin, a new small batch London gin which is inspired by 18th century distiller and entrepreneur Ralph Dodd.
08-Apr-2013 - Peter Borg-Neal’s entrepreneurial spirit ensures Oakman Inns & Restaurants never stands still – not least in challenging pub-sector norms
08-Apr-2013 - P&G Professional has today announced the launch of a new ‘Virtual Academy’ website, designed to support hotels, restaurants and pubs across the UK in their quest to run profitable businesses.
08-Apr-2013 - The rising cost of food has forced restaurants and pubs to push up the price of dishes on their menus by 6 per cent over the last six months with the average price of a dish now up to £6.69 from £6.29
08-Apr-2013 - French chocolate firm Valrhona has expanded its range of Grand Cru cooking chocolates with the launch of Kalingo, a 65 per cent cocoa solid chocolate from Grenada.
05-Apr-2013 - Coeliac UK, the national charity for people suffering with coeliac disease, is encouraging chefs from across the UK to enter its Gluten-free Chef of the Year competition.
05-Apr-2013 - Expanding London-based Mexican burrito restaurant group Poncho 8 is continuing its ambitious growth plans with the opening of two new sites in the City within the next month.
05-Apr-2013 - Two high-profile mobile pizza vendors are taking permanent premises in London, becoming the latest outfits to join the capital’s booming premium pizza market.
05-Apr-2013 - The executive chef and chief executive of The Cinnamon Club on expanding the London-based group, reinventing Indian cuisine and hitting the Big Apple.
04-Apr-2013 - LivingSocial, the social e-commerce platform that helps restaurants find and retain customers, has released research which reveals that 89 per cent of British consumers now go online to discover new businesses.
04-Apr-2013 - Jamie Oliver has announced his original Fifteen restaurant will be re-launched at the end of April with a more relaxed, neighbourhood restaurant feel following a full refurbishment.
04-Apr-2013 - Sports stadium and tourist attraction hospitality provider The Lindley Group has been bought by US event hospitality provider Centerplate.
04-Apr-2013 - The Hospitality Action charity (HA) is calling on organisations and professionals from all sectors of the hospitality industry to unite for the fifth annual Hospitality Action Week which takes place from 13-19 May.
04-Apr-2013 - What were the biggest stories in hospitality in March? Find out in our editor's round-up which takes a look-back at the month in pictures.
03-Apr-2013 - Foodservice businesses across the UK are being urged to take more responsibility for serving the right type of fish after a survey has found that seven per cent of cod and haddock sold in restaurants was actually another species.