All news articles for February 2014

Hotels, restaurants and pubs - and even Government Ministers - are supporting National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week: Hospitality industry unites

By Luke Nicholls

It's National Apprenticeship Week and hospitality businesses large and small have been pledging their support for the initiative which celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on the UK economy.

The new team at Union Hanover Securities, which will be led by Eric Jafari (centre)

Union Hanover eyes £1bn hotel portfolio

By Luke Nicholls

Real estate investment and hotel development firm Union Hanover Securities has secured a major equity injection which will allow it to grow its £350m portfolio to over £1bn over the next five years.

All six finalists will be given a 12-month complimentary membership of the UK Wine Guild

Sommelier of the Year competition open for entries

By Luke Nicholls

Wine waiters and sommeliers from across the hospitality industry are being encouraged to enter the Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) 2014 Moët UK Sommelier of the Year competition.

The 100-cover Marani restaurant wants to ‘lift the lid’ on Georgian food and wine

Marani brings a taste of Georgia to Mayfair

By Luke Nicholls

Khinkali dumpings, Khachapuri cheese bread and spiced broths will feature among the menu of Marani, a new family-run Georgian restaurant opening on Curzon Street next week.