All news articles for June 2009

Oliver Lesnik's BigTalent

Oliver Lesnik's BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

Oliver Lesnik, executive head chef of Langtrys at The Cadogan hotel in Belgravia, tells Becky Paskin how after years of perseverance and experience working with some of the best British chefs, his passion for a life in the kitchen has flourished

Reuben Brothers to take over PBR?

Reuben Brothers to take over PBR?

By Rosie Birkett

Property investors the Reuben Brothers are in exclusive talks to acquire troubled bar and restaurant chain Premium Bars & Restaurants for the sum of £52 million

Chefs challenged to grow tastebuds at Birmingham festival

Chefs challenged to grow tastebuds at Birmingham festival

By Becky Paskin

Luke Tipping, executive chef of Simpsons, and Aktar Islam, head chef of Lasan, have been challenged to create inventive gourmet dishes designed specifically for children at this year’s Taste of Birmingham

Chefs Mark Hix & Heston Blumenthal win awards

Chefs Mark Hix & Heston Blumenthal win awards

By Emma Eversham

Chefs Mark Hix and Heston Blumenthal were among the winners at last nights Guild of Food Writers awards after impressing judges with their latest cookbooks

Vivat Bacchus appointments

Vivat Bacchus appointments

By Becky Paskin

Vivat Bacchus has appointed a new restaurant manager and head sommelier for its restaurant in Farringdon

Giraffe announce two-year expansion plans

Giraffe announce two-year expansion plans

By Becky Paskin

Restaurant group Giraffe has announced plans to expand the business over the next two years following the recent opening of its 25th outlet in Victoria, London