Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
30-Jan-2015 - Porky’s, the Memphis BBQ restaurant, is rolling out four sites this year as part of its plan to reach 10 over the next two years, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C...
30-Jan-2015 - Essential Cuisine has launched a nationwide search for the UK’s hardest working chef teams.
30-Jan-2015 - Dishoom Covent Garden has topped a list of the best 100 eateries in the UK compiled by online city guide Yelp.
30-Jan-2015 - Spanish group Meliá Hotels has revealed plans to open two further UK hotels under its premium Innside brand.
29-Jan-2015 - A former front-of-house manager at Gordon Ramsay at Claridge's and Roka, Barbudian David Carter turned his back on fine-dining in 2013 to launch barbecue street-food concept Smokestak which is currently...
29-Jan-2015 - Chef Ben Spalding is returning to the kitchen after a two-year break with a month-long residency at The Laundry E8.
29-Jan-2015 - Ramada hotels at Salford Quays and the Mailbox in Birmingham have gone on the market giving investors the chance to buy established properties which could be repositioned and rebranded.
29-Jan-2015 - Late-night venue operator Tokyo Industries is targeting the student market with the launch of a new collaboration with takeaway operator Get Baked.
28-Jan-2015 - Norway has won the Bocuse d’Or 2015 at the competition’s world final held in Lyon, with the USA and Sweden finishing in second and third place respectively.
28-Jan-2015 - Hotel group Jurys Inn has been bought by an affiliate of private equity firm Lone Star Funds for £680m.
28-Jan-2015 - International hospitality group Hakkasan is looking to more than double its estate in 2015 with the opening of 15 new restaurants across its portfolio of brands, including a new concept...
28-Jan-2015 - Richard Branson's Virgin Hotels has confirmed that it is considering London as a key location for a new hotel.
28-Jan-2015 - Shaker Group has revealed plans to open upmarket restaurant and cocktail bar Gas Street Social in Birmingham this March.
28-Jan-2015 - A new year and a new start for these seven members of the hospitality industry who have landed exciting new jobs at a range of hotels and restaurants, including Rosewood...
27-Jan-2015 - A Brighton restaurant that claims to generate no material waste is running a crowdfunding campaign to further extend its green credentials.
27-Jan-2015 - A £20m retail redevelopment in London’s Square Mile is now almost fully pre-let after three restaurants took units on long-term leases.
27-Jan-2015 - Luxury Caribbean resort operator Sandals has started a recruitment drive for skilled chefs to work within its growing restaurant portfolio as it looks to 'offer guests the most comprehensive dining...
27-Jan-2015 - The Goring hotel will close its doors today (27 January) for the first time in its 104-year history to allow refurbishment work on its lobby to be completed.
26-Jan-2015 - The Sportsman, in Seasalter, Kent, was been voted the best gastropub in the country by a select band of influential industry experts.
26-Jan-2015 - Steak of the Art, the restaurant concept that serves steaks and other meats in an art gallery setting, has opened a second site in Cardiff.
26-Jan-2015 - Liverpool's serviced apartment and hotel operator Signature Living has reported starting 2015 on a high note with New Year bookings up 40 per cent on the previous year.
26-Jan-2015 - North-west operator New Moon Pub Company has secured its first Liverpool site and its seventh in total.
23-Jan-2015 - Pubs of Distinction has acquired its fourth London-based venue as it continues to grow its portfolio of ‘local beer houses’
23-Jan-2015 - Jean-Christophe Novelli will make a return to the UK restaurant industry with the launch of his own brasserie in Liverpool city centre this spring.
23-Jan-2015 - Andrew Wildsmith, the owner of Hipping Hall and The Ryebeck hotels in Cumbria, will open a third hotel in the county this summer after acquiring a former walkers’ hostel.