All news articles for December 13, 2013

Steven Edwards, head chef of The Camelia restaurant at South Lodge hotel, was last night crowned winner of MasterChef: The Professionals

Exclusive Hotels to launch Chef’s Academy

By Luke Nicholls

Exclusive Hotels and Venues has launched a new career development programme which will give young chefs the opportunity to work alongside MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards along with some of the group’s Michelin-starred chefs.

The three-floor venue will offer an all-day menu with a choice of seasonal dishes

D&M confirms The Fable details

By Mark Wingett

Drake & Morgan, the highly-regarded, bar-restaurant operator, has confirmed that its seventh site, The Fable, will open next February at Sixty London in Holborn, and said that it has 'many more exciting openings in the pipeline'.

Novotel London Wembley is due to open in April 2014

Accor increases London presence with new Novotel signing

By Luke Nicholls

Shortly after announcing that its business will be divided in two in a bid to maximise operational performance, global hotel operator Accor has announced the signing of a new hotel in Wembley for one of its midscale brands, Novotel.

Vacation nation: Holiday visits to the UK are on track for a record year

Britain sees tourism boost from all world regions

By Luke Nicholls

October was a record-breaking month for UK tourism as increased visits from across the world put Britain on track for the highest tourism spend in its history by the end of the year.

Publican's daughter Sian McNicholas has carved out at career for herself within marketing, but has stayed close to the family business by working with pub companies Young's and Geronimo Inns

Sian McNicholas: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

Leisure Management graduate and publican's daughter Sian McNicholas worked in events before taking up the role of marketing development manager at London-based pub company Young's. Following the company's purchase of Geronimo Inns at the...


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