24-Jul-2014 - Mike Jennings, head chef at fine dining restaurant Grenache in Manchester, has bought and re-launched the venue with aims for national acclaim.
24-Jul-2014 - Roth Bar & Grill opened this month at new Somerset gallery and arts centre Hauser & Wirth, located on Durton Farm in Bruton.
24-Jul-2014 - Meat-free casual dining restaurant Ethos will be opening in Mayfair this September.
24-Jul-2014 - A third (29 per cent) of British people have admitted walking out of a restaurant because of bad lighting, according to an npower survey released today.
24-Jul-2014 - Pop-up retailers contribute £2.1bn to the UK economy each year and the sector is expected to grow by 8.4% over the next 12 months, according to a new study from economists CEBR and EE, the digital communications company.
23-Jul-2014 - The total UK eating out market will reach £82.8bn this year, but independent restaurants are set to struggle as consumers switch to branded chains, according to Allegra Foodservice strategy director Simon Stenning.
23-Jul-2014 - Swiss chef and restaurateur Michael Riemenschneider is to re-open his Canvas restaurant in Chelsea next month.
23-Jul-2014 - The £120m Flemingate mixed-use development, due to open in late October 2015 in Beverley, will include a mix of six national chain and independent restaurants.
23-Jul-2014 - Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport has launched a rotisserie in its refurbished Great Room Restaurant.
23-Jul-2014 - Bó Drake, a modern East Asian BBQ restaurant and Anju bar will be opening in September on Greek Street in London’s Soho.
23-Jul-2014 - Ace Hotels London Shoreditch has confirmed that former Gordon Ramsay Restaurants group executive chef Simon Gregory will take over its kitchens next month.
23-Jul-2014 - Equipment provider Carpigiani has launched a countertop whipped cream maker called MiniWip.
22-Jul-2014 - Delance y& Co will be opening in London this autumn, a modern take on a New York-style salt beef and smoked salmon bar.
22-Jul-2014 - ‘Chickenisation’ and the rise of gluten-free labelling are some of the menu trends outlined in Allegra Foodservice’s latest report.
22-Jul-2014 - As the government cracks down on illegal workers, hospitality employers have been urged to carry out stringent right-to-work checks on potential staff.
21-Jul-2014 - At 20 per cent, staff turnaround in hospitality is one of the highest in the UK. Though this is an improvement on the 30 per cent recorded in 2008, continued retention efforts are needed to relieve the sector’s recruitment burden.
21-Jul-2014 - With the continued growth of the hospitality sector, combined with the lowest unemployment rate since 2008, finding new recruits is set to become more and more challenging. So where can restaurants, hotels and pubs find potential candidates, and what can they do to make the industry an attractive career prospect?
21-Jul-2014 - Once the challenge of attracting applicants has been overcome, hospitality recruiters find themselves with the task of selecting the right candidates for their brand - ultimately aiming for improved staff retention.
21-Jul-2014 - The Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings will be opening in London’s Clerkenwell this September, offering a modern British take on Brasserie food.
21-Jul-2014 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the complete line-up of its Young National Chef of the Year Awards finalists.
18-Jul-2014 - Ex-Nobu head chef and Kurobuta founder Scott Hallsworth is to open a new late night venue and restaurant in the former Brompton Club in South Kensington.
18-Jul-2014 - Banks are failing to provide the service and value that small and medium-sized (SME) businesses such as bars, restaurants and hotels need to thrive, according to a new report from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
18-Jul-2014 - Meatailer has rebranded recently acquired Brixton chicken shop Wishbone into ChickenLiquor.
18-Jul-2014 - Chef Skye Gyngell has confirmed that her long-anticipated first solo venture, Spring, will open at London's Somerset House in October.
18-Jul-2014 - Five London chefs are set to reproduce the dining experience of their Michelin-starred restaurants at a pop-up venue 100ft from the ground this September.
|Access to the Restaurant Magazine digital edition|