All news articles for August 19, 2011

The Rib Room at Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel will relaunch in October

Jumeirah Carlton Tower relaunches the Rib Room

By Becky Paskin

The Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London’s Knightsbridge is to relaunch its legendary Rib Room Bar & Restaurant with a new chef – Northcote Manor’s Ian Rudge – at the helm.

Mele & Pere will open on the former site of Va Bene on Brewer Street, Soho

Wild Honey chef to open Soho trattoria

By Becky Paskin

Former Arbutus and Wild Honey chef Andrea Mantovani is to open his first solo venture, an Italian trattoria in London’s Soho.

Many pubs were forced to close early due to rioting across England last week

Pub sales fell by up to 40% following riots

By The Publican's Morning Advertiser

Pub sales fell by up to 40 per cent at many pub companies last week in the wake of the rioting and looting that shook many English cities.

Darin Campbell, who has recently returned to One Devonshire Gardens as executive head chef

Career Profile: Darin Campbell

By Emma Eversham

After learning part of his trade under 'mentor' Andrew Fairlie at Hotel du Vin's Glasgow restaurant One Devonshire Gardens, chef Darin Campbell went off to London to work with Marcus Wareing and Eric Chavot. He's now back at the Glasgow...

David Galetti, head sommelier at Le Gavroche (left), last year's winner of the Dalmore Award for Excellence

AFWS Annual Awards 2011 now open for entries

By Becky Paskin

Entries are now being invited for the Academy of Food and Wine Service (AFWS) front-of-house Annual Awards of Excellence 2011, due to be held on 18 October.


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