All news articles for May 24, 2013

(L-R): Robin Sheppard, Peter Taylor chairman, Niki Leondakis, Gerard Greene and moderator Russell Kett spoke at the Boutique Hotel Summitt yesterday (23 May)

Boutique Hotel Summit 2013: Five tips to beat the big brands

By Luke Nicholls

‘Non-standard’, ‘trendy’ and ‘unique’. Just three of the words used to describe a boutique hotel at yesterday’s Boutique Hotel Summit in London. But with larger chains beginning to take a grip of the sector with the emergence of so-called lifestyle brands,...

Omega Ingredients, led by chief executive Steve Pearce, uses biochemistry to create specialist natural flavours and will now be distributing Italian citrus oils

Omega Ingredients brings Italian citrus oils to the UK

By Peter Ruddick

Biochemistry firm Omega Ingredients has announced a new partnership to distribute a range of Italian citrus essential oils in the UK - some of which can be used by chefs as ingredients in innovative meals.

Mike Jennings, head chef at Grenache believes that staying true to what you do and not listening to critics will help build a successful career

Mike Jennings: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

Mike Jennings worked for Shaun Rankin, Nigel Howarth and Gary Rhodes before moving back to Lancashire to take up the role of head chef at Worsley-based restaurant Grenache. The chef works in a 'gadget-free' kitchen, believing a back to basics...


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