A new interactive reservation experience, voiced by actor John Hurt, has been created by Heston Blumenthal for The Fat Duck which allows diners to enter a secret online sweetshop and view an animated version of the menu.
Richard Harden, co-founder of the Harden’s Restaurant Guide, has slammed rival guide book Michelin, claiming the business is only involved in the restaurant industry for publicity and that The Michelin Guide ‘falls in love with the chefs it creates’.
Restaurants and pubs across the UK may need to consider revising their menus due to the continuing spread of the Schmallenberg virus, which could dramatically reduce supplies of lamb and increase its costs.
Work experience has hit the headlines as Government talks with businesses concerned about the scheme to get unemployed youngsters on placements continue; BigHospitality asked hospitality industry leaders at Hotelympia, including Raymond Blanc, for their...
Nestle Toque d'Or, the culinary competition for catering colleges, has taken on a new format for 2012, doing away with the first round paper entries and putting more emphasis on exposing students to 'real life' hospitality scenarios.
Meantime London, the Greenwich-based craft beer brewing company, has launched Yakima Red, a limited edition seasonal beer, to the trade market as the latest addition to the range of craft beers from the company.
The British Culinary Federation (BCF) Chef of the Year competition reached its climax at Hotelympia last night with Simon Webb from Restaurant Associates, Merrill Lynch, taking the prize after impressing judges including Raymond Blanc and Ashley Palmer-Watts.
Michelin-starred Italian chef Giorgio Locatelli has been challenged to create a three-course vegetarian meal for the FoodCycle charity rewards dinner using surplus food no longer wanted by retailers with just 24-hours notice of the ingredient list.
Fred Sirieix, general manager at Galvin at Windows, has designed a new service college course with Westminster Kingsway College for restaurant managers that will be available for those already working in the industry.