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Restaurants urged to highlight pork origin on menus

30-Jan-2009 - The British Pork Executive refreshes warnings to restaurants to make it clear to diners where they source their meat from in the wake of Jamie Oliver’s latest TV campaign to...

The Red Lion and Sun appointment

30-Jan-2009 - The Red Lion and Sun pub in Highgate has appointed a new head chef to its ranks

Matt Gillan's BigTalent

30-Jan-2009 - Matt Gillan, the head chef of South Lodge Hotel’s restaurant-in-a-kitchen The Pass, speaks with Becky Paskin about the road that lead him to head up one of the most eccentric...

Armathwaite Hall hotel opens £5m spa

30-Jan-2009 - Cumbrias four-star country house hotel opens a £5m spa as phase one of a two-part development of the venue

Subway to open 600 new stores by 2010

30-Jan-2009 - The take-away market continues to boom as the sandwich chain announces plans to open more stores and create 7,000 new jobs

Scandinavia triumphs at Bocuse d'Or

29-Jan-2009 - Norwegian Geir Skeie wins first place and Sweden’s Jonas Lundgren takes second at the prestigious world chefs contest in France

Hunt is on to find Veggie Chefs of the Future

29-Jan-2009 - The Vegetarian Society and Cordon Vert School have now opened the Vegetarian Chefs of the Future Contest for entries

Paul Kitching names new restaurant

29-Jan-2009 - The former Juniper chef releases details about his new restaurant with rooms in Edinburgh

Glasgow’s Parkville Hotel undergoes £650k revamp

29-Jan-2009 - The Parkville Hotel in Glasgow is to undergo a £650k refurbishment project to add a 100-seater restaurant and events space to the premises

Marriott in running for employment awards

29-Jan-2009 - Hotel chain Marriott is among the companies on a shortlist for government awards to recognise employers who help the long-term unemployed return to work

Waste food and I'll show you the door, says Michel Roux Jr

28-Jan-2009 - The workings of the chefs kitchen at Le Gavroche are revealed in his new book Michel Roux Jr A Life in the Kitchen

Cooking oil filter improves taste of food

28-Jan-2009 - The Vito cooking oil filter is simple to use, improves the taste of food, and can reduce oil costs by up to 50 per cent

Vivat Bacchus and The Roof Gardens appointments

28-Jan-2009 - Vivat Bacchus appoints a new restaurant manager, while a new general manager joins The Roof Gardens in Kensington

Antony Worrall Thompson closes The Greyhound

28-Jan-2009 - The celebrity chef proves his status is no shield, as his Berkshire pub falls victim to the recession

The Old Bear gastropub opens in Cobham

28-Jan-2009 - The Old Bear, a cosy country gastropub by The Albion in Islington founders, has opened in Cobham, Surrey

Barny’s healthy fast food restaurant opens in London

28-Jan-2009 - A restaurant serving ‘healthy fast food’ has been opened in London by playwright Tom Stoppard’s son Barny

Scottish Culinary Championships still open for entries

27-Jan-2009 - Time is running out for chefs looking to enter the Scottish Culinary Championships at ScotHot this March

Simon Hulstone does UK proud at Bocuse d'Or

27-Jan-2009 - Restaurant Magazine reports live from the Bocuse dOr in Lyon, France

Brighton’s PinxtoPeople on market for £150k

27-Jan-2009 - PinxtoPeople, the highly acclaimed Brighton tapas restaurant has been put on the market, with plans to relocate the business to London

American Commander comes to Notting Hill

27-Jan-2009 - North American-themed The Commander, a dining concept consisting of an oyster bar, deli, bistro and courtyard market, will open in February in Notting Hill

Mulbourn buys another Folio Hotel

27-Jan-2009 - The company formed by senior managers at the former Folio Hotels group adds Makeney Hall in Derbyshire to its portfolio

Cream of industry invited to enter Master of Culinary Arts

27-Jan-2009 - The Academy of Culinary Arts is appealing to the ‘cream of UK hospitality industry talent’ to enter the Master of Culinary Arts

Craft Guild Graduate Awards open for entries

26-Jan-2009 - The annual Craft Guild of Chefs’ Graduate Awards are now seeking entries for the 2009 competition

Cheese lovers unite with Bel’s new website

26-Jan-2009 - Chefs that love to cook with cheese can gather recipes and advice from Bel Foodservice’s new website, with a special online masterclass feature by Jean-Christophe Novelli

Dieter Muller leaves Andaman at St. James’s

26-Jan-2009 - Dieter Muller, the three Michelin starred chef from Germany has left his eponymous Andaman restaurant at the St. James’s hotel in London, taking his name with him

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