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Spurs Bury the Hatchet with Marriott

20-Dec-2007 - Premier League club forgives and forgets over infamous Lasagne-Gate row at Marriott Canary Wharf in May 2006.

PB&R Sells Up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

19-Dec-2007 - Premium Bars & Restaurants sells three sites as part of its drive to focus on food-led businesses.

Rude Service Tops List of Capital Complaints

18-Dec-2007 - London diners say that aggressive table-turning and being forced to rush their meals are their biggest gripes with the citys restaurant scene.

Burton Race Vows to Open New Devon Restaurant

18-Dec-2007 - TV chef set for swift return after The New Angel is put up for sale by administrators.

Marriott Launches Global Marketing Campaign

18-Dec-2007 - International hotel giant s new campaign to highlight global reach of the business.

BII Launches New Cookery Qualification

18-Dec-2007 - Level 2 Award in Cooking Skills builds on Level 1 Essentials in catering scheme.

Ramsay's High Hopes for Heathrow

13-Dec-2007 - Celebrity chef wants new £2million venture to be the the first Michelin-starred airport restaurant in the world.

Budget hotel sector to treble in size by 2027

12-Dec-2007 - New study finds that budget hotels will account for more than a quarter of the market in just 20 years time

Whitbread Reports Slowdown in Restaurant Business

12-Dec-2007 - UK leisure groups results provide latest evidence of difficulties facing the sector.

The Hotel Inspectors Are After You

11-Dec-2007 - TV show on the lookout for hotels across the country to feature in its next series on Channel Five.

TV Chefs Blasted Over Kitchen Hygiene

10-Dec-2007 - Gordon Ramsay and Anthony Worrall Thompson rapped by health inspectors over cleanliness of kitchens in their London restaurants

Three in the Running for Scottish Healthy Restaurant Prize

10-Dec-2007 - Venues in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Uddingston are voted Scotlands most popular healthy eating restaurants.

Carluccio's to Continue Rapid Growth

07-Dec-2007 - Italian restaurant and deli chain allays fears of a consumer spending crash by announcing plans to continue to expand in the UK and Ireland.

Burton Race Restaurant Row Rumbles On

07-Dec-2007 - TV chef unable to make any comment over the future of his Michelin-starred Devon restaurant, which his wife closed down while he was on Im A Celebrity....

Top Award for The Kingsbridge Inn

07-Dec-2007 - 13th century pub scoops Dining Pub of the Year prize

Ramsay Rapped over Disabled Jibe

04-Dec-2007 - TV chef causes outrage over handicapped brigade outburst.

Trouble Brewing for Millionaire Hotel Mutt

04-Dec-2007 - A dog who inherited his hotelier owners fortune is in hiding after recieving death threats. Only in America.

Troubled Times Ahead says The Clapham House Group

03-Dec-2007 - Falling sales across its chain of Tootsies and Gourmet Burger outlets leads to company warning of a slow-down in consumer spending.

Oliver Hits The High Notes

03-Dec-2007 - TV chef Jamies song about curry becomes a worldwide radio smash hit.

Expansion is Paramount after Spanish Makeover

03-Dec-2007 - Paramount Hotels confirms it will aim to boost its UK portfolio when it is rebranded as Barcelo in the new year.

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