All news articles for March 2012

Asian restaurant chain Tampopo is launchign a 'What would you like your name to be today?' campaign on 1 April

IDEAS FROM YOUR PEERS

Name campaign at Tampopo and Earth Hour at Hilton

By Luke Nicholls

Restaurants and hotels including Tampopo, Mango Tree, Hilton and Yorebridge House tell BigHospitality about special events and promotiuons they're running to market themselves more effectively and increase custom.

Best Western has added the first two hotels to its new Best Western Plus portfolio including the Best Western Plus Park Grand London Heathrow Gateway which opens in May

Best Western adds first new hotels to its 'Plus' portfolio

By Peter Ruddick

Hotel chain Best Western has added the first two new hotels, in Cardiff and London Heathrow, to its Plus portfolio of venues which was created along with the Premier portfolio to better differentiate between facilities and standards in the brand's...

Inka has followed up the UK launch of its charcoal oven range with a range of barbecues for restaurants to take advantage of the summer weather

Inka launches new range of BBQ ovens for the summer

By Peter Ruddick

Inka has introduced a new range of barbecue ovens in time for the summer to add theatre and more efficient, ecologically sound and virtually smoke-free grilling to an al-fresco menu.

Sriram Aylur's Quilon restaurant has just reopened following a three-month refurbishment

Pearls of Wisdom: Sriram Aylur

By Luke Nicholls

Chef Sriram Aylur embarked on his culinary career in his own father’s restaurant before working his way up to lead the kitchen at the Taj Gateway Hotel in Bangelore. It was there he launched his own Karavali restaurant which was voted one of the top five...

Soft option: non-alcoholic drinks can be paired with food

Food and drink matching trends: Soft drinks

By Luke Nicholls

Alcohol sales are of course an essential revenue generator for most hospitality businesses. But soft drinks, smoothies, freshly squeezed juices and non-alcoholic cocktails could in fact generate even higher margins for more diligent businesses, especially...