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Friday Five: The week's top news

By Sophie Witts , 19-May-2017
Last updated on 19-May-2017 at 16:32 GMT2017-05-19T16:32:22Z

Friday Five: The week's top news

We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week.

- Italian chef Francesco Mazzei is heading to Battersea Power Station to launch his new restaurant Fiume. The opening will be his third launch with D&D London in two years. 

- Former Petrus and Launceston Place chef Tristan Welch is returning to the UK to head up new Cambridge restaurant The Parker's Tavern.

- PizzaExpress is to open its first ever motorway service station restaurant on the M40 near Oxford later this year.

- Angel Zapata Martin, formerly of Barcelona's three-michelin-starred Can Fabes, has joined Barrafina as executive head chef following the departure of Nieves Barragan Mohacho in February.

- Three hundred waiting staff balanced their trays for the annual National Waiters' Day race in London's Hyde Park.

For a full rundown of this week's news click here.