30-Sep-2013 - Restaurant and pub operators backing last week's Tax Parity Day say cutting their prices by 7.5 per cent for one day helped boost sales by up to 20 per cent.
27-Sep-2013 - Just over a year after opening a debut site in Soho, the team behind ramen restaurant Tonkotsu is doubling up on the concept, with a second venue opening in Hackney this autumn.
27-Sep-2013 - When he left school aged just 15, Mark Greenaway dreamt of having his own restaurant. Twenty years later, that dream was realised with Greenway’s eponymous establishment opening in Edinburgh. Having worked in numerous venues throughout the UK and Australia, the Great British Menu chef certainly has a story to tell.
26-Sep-2013 - Sector skills council People 1st's training company is hosting a free training event at the Hospitality Guild's new training hub Hospitality House next month.
26-Sep-2013 - The Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland 2014 has awarded Heston Blumenthal's Dinner and Mayfair restaurant Greenhouse two Michelin stars, while 15 other establishments including including Lima, Jason Atherton's Social Eating House and Tom Seller's Story have gained a first star.
26-Sep-2013 - A new chicken restaurant called Gallus, Empire of Chicken, will open its doors in London this month with founder and chief executive Ramsey Assal already planning to grow the business into a small chain.
26-Sep-2013 - BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the industry with this last month seeing a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including
26-Sep-2013 - Shaun Rankin, whose St Helier restaurant Ormer has received its first star in the 2014 edition of the UK and Ireland Michelin Guide, believes consistency and a good relationship with Michelin are the key to gaining and retaining a star.
25-Sep-2013 - The team behind Grillshack, the new fast-casual concept in Soho backed by Richard Caring, has confirmed that it is set to open a new restaurant and cocktail bar called Jackson & Rye in Wardour Street this December.
25-Sep-2013 - With Michelin upgrading two restaurants to two-star status and awarding 15 restaurants with their first star, BigHospitality has caught up with some of the chefs who are celebrating their awards in the Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2014.
25-Sep-2013 - Ceviche restaurant founder Martin Morales is to open his second restaurant in Shoreditch this December under the name Andina.
25-Sep-2013 - Creative Taste, the cultural and heritage division of caterer Creativeevents has won a five year contract to provide catering at Greenwich Park's cafes and kiosks.
25-Sep-2013 - Shopping centre owner Intu is planning a £100m redevelopment of Charter Place in Watford which will see the addition of a new ‘restaurant hub’, housing 10 new restaurants.
25-Sep-2013 - The likes of social media, online advertising and mobile loyalty apps allow businesses large and small to reach out to increasingly digital-savvy consumers. But how can these ‘digital innovations’ be used in the most effective ways to impact your restaurant’s bottom line?
25-Sep-2013 - Andreas Antona, chef-patron of Simpsons in Edgbaston, Birmingham has been awarded an honorary doctorate by University College Birmingham (UCB) in recognition of his dedication and contribution to education within the hospitality industry.
24-Sep-2013 - World-renowned chefs, prominent hoteliers, hospitality gurus and key industry media descended on London last night for the annual AA Hospitality Awards. While Tom Kerridge took home the big award of the night, 22 UK establishments were rewarded for excellence and success within their chosen categories.
24-Sep-2013 - Compass's guest services brand Rapport has won a three year contract to provide ground floor reception and concierge services at London's Tower 42.
24-Sep-2013 - Julian Metcalfe's Asian-inspired restaurant brand Itsu will open its first site outside London - in Oxford - this week as it looks to grow the business further in the UK and abroad.
24-Sep-2013 - Hand & Flowers chef-patron Tom Kerridge picked up the prestigious Chefs’ Chef of the Year accolade in an evening which also saw Harry Murray, Medlar and Red Carnation Hotels take home some of the top gongs.
24-Sep-2013 - The Clink Charity, which currently operates training restaurants at Cymru and High Down prisons, has announced plans to open its third site, at HMP Brixton.
23-Sep-2013 - German chef Oliver Lange has partnered with hospitality operator Kofler & Kompanie (K&K) London for the upcoming opening of The Magazine restaurant and bar, housed within the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery in Kensington Gardens.
23-Sep-2013 - The nationwide call for healthier menus is proving particularly prevalent in the Indian restaurant sector, with 60 per cent of women and 40 per cent of men wanting lower calories and clearer nutritional values for curry dishes.
23-Sep-2013 - Chartwells Independent chef Ben Sulston has been crowned the 2013 Mövenpick Gourmet Dessert Chef of the Year after winning the live cook-off final.
23-Sep-2013 - With rising food inflation and value-conscious customers continuing to squeeze margins, operators will need to take steps if they want to avoid a significant impact on their bottom line.
20-Sep-2013 - Managed pub and bar operator TCG and North Yorkshire brewer Blacksheep are the latest hospitality businesses to pledge their support for Tax Parity Day, taking place next Wednesday (25 September).