All news articles for March 2009

Hospitality training centre opens in Hackney

Hospitality training centre opens in Hackney

By Emma Eversham

Chef Paul Rankin and London Food chair Rosie Boycott help open a Fifteen-style hospitality and catering training centre in Hackney, east London to boost skills for the 2012 Olympics

Whitbread director gets grilling at Arena event

Whitbread director gets grilling at Arena event

By Becky Paskin

Patrick Dempsey, managing director of Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants, will be the latest industry member to be grilled at Arena’s Face to Face event this week

Xavier Rousset’s BigTalent

Xavier Rousset’s BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

The head sommelier and co-owner of Texture speaks to Becky Paskin about the downfalls of confidence, the launch of his first restaurant, and becoming the youngest Master Sommelier at the age of 23

Vacherin and Angelus appointments

Vacherin and Angelus appointments

By Becky Paskin

Vacherin has appointed TV chef Maria Elia to head up the Whitechapel Gallery’s food offering, while Angelus appoints Anton Edelmann prot?g? as head chef