All news articles for December 23, 2014

As the year draws to a close, BigHospitality reviews some of the biggest stories of 2014

BigHospitality's 2014 review: our top 10 stories

By Carina Perkins

As the year pulls to a close, BigHospitality looks back at some of the biggest stories of the year – from Noma stealing back the title of World’s Best Restaurant to floods, beer duty and Tom Kerridge's long-awaited second pub.

The number of diners ordering vegetarian or nut-free dishes has fallen in 2014

Dining trends 2014: more intolerances, fewer vegetarians

By Lauren Houghton

The number of diners reporting lactose or gluten intolerance has risen in 2014, while the number of diners ordering vegetarian or nut-free dishes has fallen, according to data collected by food pre-ordering service TellTheChef.

Hospitality brands are flagging behind supermarkets when it comes to loyalty schemes

Hospitality lags behind on loyalty

By Carina Perkins

Hospitality brands are falling behind retailers when it comes to loyalty schemes, according to a new survey.

Electra Partners has agreed the acquisituion of the Karen Forrester-led chain, TGI Friday's

Electra acquires TGI Friday's UK

By Mark Wingett

Electra Partners has agreed the acquisition of the UK franchise of TGI Friday’s, the Karen Forrester-led chain, from Sentinel Capital Partners and TriArtisan Capital Partners, in a deal valued at c£230m.

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