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National Curry Week: Atul Kochhar of Benares

28-Nov-2008 - Atul Kochhar gives his top tips and a recipe for Murg Tariwala, a home-style Chicken Curry from North India, for National Curry Week

New appointments at Cliveden

28-Nov-2008 - Sue Crowley is appointed general manager at Cliveden as Chris Horridge is confirmed as executive head chef of the country house hotels three restaurants

Atul Kochhar and Olly Smith in P&O restaurant deal

28-Nov-2008 - Atul Kochhar and sommelier Olly Smith have announced a deal to open two restaurants on board P&O’s newest superliner, the Azura

Win a night at Le Manoir

28-Nov-2008 - Hospitality Action sends out a last call for entries into its competition to win dinner and a nights stay at Raymond Blancs Le Manoir aux QuatSaisons

Heston Blumenthal's Little Chef plans unveiled

28-Nov-2008 - The Popham branch of roadside cafe chain Little Chef has been given the Heston Blumenthal treatment as part of his mission to breathe new life into the brand

Whitbread to convert Amstrad HQ into hotel

28-Nov-2008 - Premier Inn has applied for planning permission to turn the former headquarters of technology company Amstrad into a 120-bedroom hotel

Cracking discount on new Alliance crockery range

27-Nov-2008 - Alliance online are offering a huge 20 per cent discount on their new Alchemy Ambience range of crockery

Foreign worker points system goes live

27-Nov-2008 - Restaurants, hotels and pubs wanting to employ workers from outside the EU will need to register with the UK Border Agency from today as the new Australian-style points system goes...

National Curry Week: Vivek Singh of The Cinnamon Club

27-Nov-2008 - Vivek Singh gives his top tips and a recipe for Braised Shoulder of Young Lamb with Mint & Onion for National Curry Week

Surprise win in hottest curry challenge

27-Nov-2008 - Brighton chef Alun Sperring wins the XXX Mints Can You Handle the Heat Challenge in aid of National Curry Week, despite Rukon Latif’s infamous Curry Hell dish being named the...

Tiffinbites chef caught in Mumbai terrorist attacks

27-Nov-2008 - Andy Varma, corporate chef of Tiffinbites and Bombay Bicycle Club, is caught in the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India

National campaign launched to ‘save the Great British Pub’

27-Nov-2008 - CAMRA and the British Beer and Pub Association have joined forces to save the pub industry with a campaign to Axe the Beer Tax

Q&A on ID cards for foreign nationals and the Points Based System

27-Nov-2008 - Find out more information about the governments new rules for employing workers from outside the European Economic Area and how it will affect your business

High capacity rice cooker caters for soaring Curry Week demand

26-Nov-2008 - Apuro’s new high capacity rice cooker is large enough to cater for a surge in demand for curry following the high profile National Curry Week

BigHospitality launches improved jobs site

26-Nov-2008 - Finding a job in the hospitality industry or advertising one has never been easier with the launch of our latest recruitment site

Chef creates Lincolnshire sausage Bhuna

26-Nov-2008 - A Lincolnshire chef has created a locally inspired sausage and potato Bhuna in aid of National Curry Week

The Sparling and TGI Friday's promotions

26-Nov-2008 - Ian Davies is promoted to head chef at The Sparling at Barton and TGI Fridays former UK MD, Ricky Richardson steps up to chief operating officer of TGI Fridays International

National Curry Week: Andy Varma of Tiffinbites

26-Nov-2008 - Andy Varma, Corporate chef for Tiffinbites, Vama and Bombay Bicycle Club operator Gourmet Restaurants, shares his top tips for making the perfect curry and a recipe for Lamb Masala especially...

Sommelier of Year deadline extended

26-Nov-2008 - The Academy of Food and Wine’s Sommelier of the Year competition has extended its deadline

A Day at El Bulli: an insight into the ideas, methods and creativity of Ferran Adri?

26-Nov-2008 - Carina Simon finds out what Ferran Adria has to say about the book that takes us behind the scenes of his famous restaurant El Bulli

Demand for masala-flavoured food set to soar

25-Nov-2008 - Experts predict the demand for foods flavoured with masala, a spice traditionally used in Chicken Tikka Masala, will soar in 2009

Industry asked to support Meal Appeal

25-Nov-2008 - The British Hospitality Association and the Restaurant Association call for the industrys support of new charity initiative the Meal Appeal

National Curry Week: Anirudh Arora of Moti Mahal

25-Nov-2008 - Anirudh Arora, head chef at Moti Mahal shares his top tips for making the perfect curry and a recipe for Rabbit Korma especially for National Curry Week

Jali restaurant creates Worlds tallest poppadom tower – for now

25-Nov-2008 - Jali Indian restaurant in Blackpool has provisionally beaten the current record for the World’s tallest poppadom tower

The Star Inn voted top Gastropub

25-Nov-2008 - The Star Inn at Harome in North Yorkshire is named the UK’s top gastropub by 400 industry professionals in the PubChef Top 30 Gastropubs awards

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