All news articles for August 2013

Glen Watson is aiming to put The Belfry on the culinary map in his new role of chef director

The Belfry appoints Glen Watson chef director

By Emma Eversham

Golf resort and hotel The Belfry, has appointed Glen Watson, a former chef consultant to Albert Roux, its chef director in a bid to turn the West Midlands hotel into a top gastronomic destination.

Shimmy, a new bar and club run by LoveBrunch founders Deji Carr and Hugo Heathcote, will open on the former Cherryjam site in Notting Hill in October

Notting Hill nightclub Cherryjam to re-open as Shimmy

By Emma Eversham

Former Notting Hill nightclub Cherryjam will re-open in October as Shimmy with LoveBrunch duo Hugo Heathcote and Deji Carr hoping to take the venue 'back to its legendary musical roots of the noughties'. 

Adam Byatt runs Trinity and Bistro Union and is backing Tom Sellers' restaurant Story

Adam Byatt: Pearls of Wisdom

By Peter Ruddick

Adam Byatt owns and runs both the Clapham fine-dining restaurant Trinity and casual concept Bistro Union – which he is hoping to expand. However the renowned chef, who learnt his trade at Claridge’s, has also faced challenges on the road to success.

Counter service grill Grillshack will open on Beak Street in Soho on 4 September

Richard Caring-backed Grillshack to open in September

By Emma Eversham

Grillshack, a new restaurant financially backed by Richard Caring and run by former Gordon Ramsay chef Mark Askew and ex-Hakkasan and ETM Group operations director Hannah Bass, will open in Soho's Beak Street next month.