All news articles for March 2015

Hospitality Openings: March 2015

Hospitality Openings: March 2015

By Sophie Witts

March has seen a flood of restaurant and bar openings in the hospitality sector, including the first James Martin Kitchen at Stansted Airport, Vinoteca in King's Cross and Boozy Cow expanding within Scotland.

Clifford's two Michelin star restaurant Midsummer House was named second best fine-dining restaurant in the world

Michelin-starred chef Daniel Clifford buys Essex pub

By Daniel Woolfson

Clifford, who is chef patron of acclaimed Cambridge eatery Midsummer House, bought the freehold of the Flitch of Bacon, in Little Dunmow, for £300k with an eye to re-opening it in under five months after a £500k refurbishment.

Thai Leisure Group is planning expansion of its new street-food brand Thaikun as well as its fine-dining brand Chaophraya

Thai Leisure Group secures £10m for expansion

By Mark Wingett

Thai Leisure Group (TLG), operator of fine dining brand Chaophraya and street-food brand Thaikhun, has secured £10m of new funding from Santander to aid its expansion plans.

Ensure all staff know when a deaf guest is staying and avoid uncomfortable situations for everyone says Ruthy Fletcher

Why hotel staff should be trained in deaf awareness

By Ruthy Fletcher

Ruthy Fletcher, deaf awareness trainer and consultant at Support the Deaf People takes us through the reasons why staff at hotels should be trained in deaf awareness and how to go about it to ensure non-hearing guests feel just as welcome as hearing ones.