All news articles for May 03, 2013

Balancing act: The rising cost of food has left restaurants reassessing their supply chain

Soaring food prices leave restaurants fighting for profit

By Luke Nicholls

Food prices have overtaken rent and business rates in the list of major overheads facing UK restaurants and are now second only to staff wages, according to a new industry-wide report by reservations company Livebookings.

St Ermin's hotel in Westminster has been named as part of Marriott's Autograph Collection of hotels

St Ermin's hotel joins Marriott's Autograph Collection

By Peter Ruddick

St Ermin's hotel in Westminster has become the third UK hotel to join Marriott International's Autograph Collection of venues ending a relationship the property had with global operator Accor.

Alain Ducasse, whose career spans 30 years, was awarded the Diner's Club World's 50 Best Restaurants 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award

Alain Ducasse: Pearls of Wisdom

By William Drew

The French chef, 56, operates restaurants all around the world, including a trio of three-Michelin-starred establishments. He has just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

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