All news articles for April 2010

Michel Roux

Pearls of Wisdom: Michel Roux

By Joe Lutrario

Among the most influential chefs in the world, Michel Roux set up Le Gavroche with brother Albert in 1967. Five years later, he left London for the Waterside Inn, Bray, which has now held three stars for 25 years

The Islington site is one of the  six S&M Cafés up for sale

S&M Café chain up for sale

By Emma Eversham

Smash Foods, operator of sausage and mash-style restaurant chain S&M Café has put the six-strong group up for sale

Dim T owner Tasty said 2009 was a year of consolidation

Dim T owner in £1.85m writedown

By Martyn Leek

Tasty, the operator of the Dim T, has reported a loss of £2.08m after a £1.85m writedown of the group’s estate

Venu is Jumeirah's new lifestyle brand

Jumeirah to launch lifestyle brand

By Chris Druce

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai based owner of the iconic Burj Al Arab, is to introduce a new lifestyle brand into international markets later this year

Gourmet Burger Kitchen is just one of the many groups making use of retail brands to attract custom

Modest growth forecast for eating out sector

By Chris Druce

Trading will remain tough within the eating out market during the next 18 months with only modest growth expected, according to industry analysts Horizons