All news articles for February 20, 2012

Sven-Hanson Britt will spend a year researching terroir and seasonality in France to create a reference guide for fellow chefs

Former Ritz chef to embark on French terroir and cooking tour

By Peter Ruddick

Sven-Hanson Britt, a chef who trained at the Academy of Culinary Arts, completed an apprenticeship at The Ritz and worked there for more than four years is to embark on a tour of France exploring terroir and cuisine for a reference guide for fellow chefs.

Pramod Nair has been appointed executive chef at the Mint and Mustard restaurant

People on the Move in Hospitality: February 2012

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up the latest appointments in the hospitality industry. This month sees key appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including The Doyle Collection, Eighty-Six and Fuller's.

Whitbread team members will receive training in time for the Diamond Jubilee and Olympics at skills academies launched by the company

Whitbread launches Olympics and Diamond Jubilee skills academies

By Peter Ruddick

Premier Inn and Beefeater operator Whitbread is launching three skills academies across the UK to offer training for restaurant and kitchen managers in time for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the London 2012 Olympics later this year.

Wahaca's seventh site is expected to open on London's Charlotte Street later this year

Wahaca takes over MARC's Charlotte Street site

By Mark Wingett

Wahaca, the Mexican street food restaurant concept owned by Thomasina Miers and Mark Selby, is to open its seventh site in London, after securing the former Bertorelli site in Fitzrovia from the Marlon Abela Restaurant Corporation (MARC), according to...

Refurbishing the kitchen at Franco's meant a whole new cooking suite could be installed to meet the changing needs of the business

Kitchen Equipment: When it's time to refurbish

By Emma Eversham

Replacing a kitchen is not something you consider every day. When margins are being squeezed in every area of the business it can be hard to see how spending a five or six-figure-sum on new kit will have an immediate effect on your profit margins.

Moolis, the Indian street food restaurant which opened in Soho's Frith Street, has been bought from administration by Roast founder Iqbal Wahhab

Roast founder acquires Indian street food restaurant Moolis

By Peter Ruddick

Roast founder Iqbal Wahhab has bought Soho's Indian street food restaurant Moolis from administration with plans for menu changes before expansion aspirations for the business beyond the current Frith Street site.

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