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Great British Menu winners prepare for feast

30-May-2008 - Winning chefs from the BBC series prepare to cook their dishes for top chefs from across the globe

British Buddha Bar opens

30-May-2008 - The global restaurant and bar chain finally opens a British site on London’s Victoria Embankment

Food prices to stay high for 10 years

30-May-2008 - A new UN report has predicted that the ‘long era of cheap food is gone’

Met splashes its cash on roof spa

30-May-2008 - London hotel plans to open highest and biggest Jacuzzi in Britain next summer

£100m Yorkshire hotel gets go-ahead

30-May-2008 - Permission is granted to build a luxury hotel and spa complex in the North

Young, blossoming talent wanted

29-May-2008 - The Young Chef, Young Waiter competition is now open to entrants

Blumenthal cooks for the Queen

29-May-2008 - Heston Blumenthal mixes science and food at the re-opening of the Royal Institution of Great Britain

Luxury lots to go under the virtual HA hammer

29-May-2008 - Hospitality Action are hosting an online auction to coincide with their new website redesign

Market makeover welcomes new restaurants

29-May-2008 - New restaurants to launch in recently refurbished Old Spitalfields Market

Liverpool names tourism champions

29-May-2008 - The citys best venues and people are rewarded at the Mersey Partnerships annual tourism awards

Pesto is the Besto

28-May-2008 - Organic, Vegan, GMO-free pesto from Essential

College teaches fish sustainability

28-May-2008 - Cornwall College’s workshop for local chefs teaches fish sustainability

Rewarded for 30 years hard work

28-May-2008 - Crowne Plaza employee receives well-deserved Manchester Tourism Award

Matthew Tomkinson quits Goose for Montagu

28-May-2008 - Roux scholar leaves fine dining pub four months after winning Michelin star

Ark highlights addiction warning signs

28-May-2008 - Charity helps industry professionals spot possible alcohol and drug addictions

Liverpool's tourism champions to take a bow

28-May-2008 - The cream of Liverpools tourism industry wait to hear if they are winners at the Mersey Partnership Tourism Awards

Travelodge invests £1m in website

28-May-2008 - The hotel chain adds new functions to its website as more customers head online to book

Jamie Oliver trains his trainers

28-May-2008 - Fifteen Cornwall’s staff have training to improve intern teaching

Posh ketchup from Heinz

27-May-2008 - New gourmet tomato sauce launched for foodies with sophisticated tastes

Royal China Club chef wins Chinese Masterchef 2008

27-May-2008 - The oriental cuisine competition announces its winner

Trade urged to serve sustainable fish

27-May-2008 - Loch Fyne Restaurants leads call to preserve worlds fish stocks

Diary Date: The Restaurant Show 2008

27-May-2008 - Earls Court 2 plays host to the industry event of the year on 6-8 October

Gordon Ramsay Holdings to leave the Berkeley

27-May-2008 - Marcus Wareing will part with Ramsay to take over the lease of the hotels fine dining restaurant

Pub cigarette machines may be banned

27-May-2008 - Plans to scrap cigarette machines in pubs may signal more closures

Top dining appointments for hotel chains

23-May-2008 - Hotel chains von Essen and Best Western have appointed new dining managers

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