All news articles for April 2011

Woodhall Spa Hotel in Lincolnshire will soon be operated by Legacy Hotels

Legacy to operate two further Lincolnshire hotels

By Lisa Coppini

Legacy Hotels and Resorts are to take over the management contract of two Lincolnshire hotels – the Legacy Woodhall Spa Hotel at The Broadway and the Lincolnshire Oak Hotel, Sleaford.

Premier Inn hopes to operate 65,000 rooms by 2016.

Whitbread ramps up expansion of Premier Inn

By Becky Paskin

Whitbread has ramped up its expansion plans for budget hotel chain Premier Inn and adjoined restaurants following strong end of year trading results.

Julien Maisonneuve, executive chef at the Marriott St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Career Profile: Julien Maisonneuve

By Becky Paskin

Formerly head chef at Restaurant Tom Aikens, Julien Maisonneuve is now the new executive chef of the Booking Office bar and restaurant in Marriott’s latest London hotel opening, the St Pancras Renaissance, where he will work alongside Marcus Wareing’s...

Jankel (left) and Tanaka rented an Airstream van for their Street Kitchen pop-up

How to run a pop-up restaurant: Street Kitchen

By Becky Paskin

Last October Mark Jankel and Jun Tanaka took to the streets of London in an Airstream van to serve fresh, British food inspired by Jankel’s project The Food Initiative over the course of two weeks. Street Kitchen was run as part of the London Restaurant...

Great Hallingbury Manor is now managed by Legacy Resorts and Hotels

Legacy Hotels takes over Great Hallingbury Manor

By Becky Paskin

Legacy Hotels and Resorts has taken over the management contract of Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel in Bishop’s Stortford, and is to prepare the business for sale over the coming months.

The Craft Guild of Chefs Awards will take place on 2 June

Craft Guild of Chefs announces 2011 award nominees

By Becky Paskin

Lisa Allen of Northcote Manor, Anirudh Arora of Moti Mahal and Sudha Shankar Saha of Saffron are amongst 40 chefs nominated in the shortlist for the 2011 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards.