All news articles for April 18, 2011

Rocksalt is due to launch on Folkestone harbour in June 2011

Mark Sargeant releases Folkestone seafood restaurant details

By Becky Paskin

After much anticipation former Gordon Ramsay protégé Mark Sargeant has announced he is to open two new restaurants in Folkestone, Kent this summer: Rocksalt, a seafood restaurant and bar, and The Smokehouse, a fish and chip shop.

Jason Atherton raised £20k for StreetSmart with his pop-up restaurant

How to run a pop-up restaurant: Jason Atherton

By Becky Paskin

In 2010, former Maze executive chef Jason Atherton decided to run a pop-up in a disused Caffé Uno in Mayfair, to raise funds for homelessness charity Street Smart. The venue, which ran for just two days, was entirely funded by donations, and raised over...

Sweet Potato Fries from McCain are a versatile menu accompaniment

Sweet Potato Fries from McCain Foodservice

By Becky Paskin

McCain Foods has launched new Sweet Potato Fries to its foodservice portfolio, to help caterers make use of a well-known yet underused ingredient.

Adam Simmonds, executive chef of Danesfield House

Career Profile: Adam Simmonds

By Becky Paskin

It took Adam Simmonds 16 years before he accepted his first head chef position, but the now Michelin-starred executive chef of Danesfield House in Marlow claims his slow and steady approach has ultimately culminated in his success.

How to increase bookings through a hotel website

How to increase bookings through a hotel website

With 45 per cent of all hotel bookings currently made on the internet, it is more important than ever for hotels to optimise their online presence. Sam Trainor-Buckingham, marketing director at Ignite Hospitality tells BigHospitality readers how they...


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