All news articles for March 23, 2012

Starwood Hotels & Resorts are to open 25 new hotels over four years in Europe with one or two of those potentially in the UK, following the opening of Aloft at London ExCel last year

UK market remains key to Starwood's development plans

By Peter Ruddick

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced it plans to open 25 hotels in Europe over the next four years and the group's senior vice president for the region has suggested 'one or two' of those might be in the UK market which remains important...

Camra has announced over 5,500 pubs have signed up for its first Community Pubs Month

Over 5,500 pubs sign up for Camra's Community Pubs Month

By Peter Ruddick

Less than two weeks before the start of the first Community Pubs Month organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra), the organisation has announced more than 5,500 pubs have signed up for the initiative.

Gordon Ramsay has filed a lawsuit against Canadian restaurateur Danny Lavy after Lavy decided to end a consultancy the celebrity chef had at Lavy's Montreal restaurant

Gordon Ramsay files lawsuit against Canadian restaurateur

By Peter Ruddick

Gordon Ramsay is suing Canadian restaurateur Danny Lavy for more than £1m after Lavy terminated the celebrity chef's consultancy at the Montreal restaurant formerly known as Laurier Gordon Ramsay and made comments about Ramsay's role in the...

Clare Smyth, head chef, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

Career Profile: Clare Smyth

By Peter Ruddick

Clare Smyth holds a unique position for a female chef in the UK as the first and only woman to run a restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, with three Michelin stars. Smyth moved to England at 16 from Northern Ireland to train before working in a number...

Mark Muirhead has been appointed head chef at the Boat House Restaurant & Bar

People on the Move in Hospitality: March 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 Hilton, Blueprint Café and Spirit Pub Company.


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