All news articles for July 2014

The revamped BBQs & Brews will feature an open grill and an outdoor dining area as well as the bar

BBQs & Brews to launch in Hereford

By Lauren Houghton

Local Hereford pub, The Hop Pole, is re-launching as an American deep South pit barbeque restaurant concept. 

Joanne Barratt is QHotels' group operations manager

Joanne Barratt: Pearls of Wisdom

By Melodie Michel

QHotels’ group operations manager talks about how important a strong team culture is in maintaining excellent standards and achieving great results within the conference and events sector.

The Vi Tap Plus is able to dispense purified boiled, chilled still or chilled sparkling water from the same font

Vivreau launches the Vi Tap Plus

By Lauren Houghton

Water systems specialist Vivreau has launched the Vi Tap Plus, a new tap design with height extension so bottles and glasses can be easily filled.

Notes will open two more venues between September 2014 and summer 2015

Notes to open two new venues

By Melodie Michel

Notes Coffee Shop is set to open two new venues in London in September this year and summer 2015.

CAU has secured a site in Liverpool

CAU to launch Liverpool venue

By Mark Wingett

CAU, the casual dining restaurant concept, will make its debut in the north west, in Liverpool, in the first quarter of next year, BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Report has learnt.

The hospitality sector's contribution to the UK's GDP has dropped by 0.2 per cent

Sector’s GDP contribution drops due to lack of funding

By Melodie Michel

The hospitality sector’s contribution to Britain’s GDP dropped 0.2 per cent (£1.5bn) between 2007 and 2013, partly due to the lack of bank funding for SMEs, according to a report by Boost Capital.

Fish Eatery’s location is next to Steak restaurant and below Twelve Picardy Place boutique Hotel

New restaurant Fish Eatery to open in Edinburgh

By Lauren Houghton

Following the success of his restaurant Steak at Picardy Place in Edinburgh, executive head chef Jason Wright is opening his second restaurant Fish Eatery right next door.