The top 5 stories in hospitality this week: 22/02 -27/02

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The top 5 stories in hospitality this week: 22/02 -27/02
What were the hottest hospitality stories this week? Here's our pick.
  • Monica Galetti set the record straight over her widely-publicised comments​ on female chefs having a family. The ex-Le Gavroche sous chef said it was possible for women working within hospitality to have a career and a family but workplaces need to support them to do so. 
  • There was much speculation when he left his role as general manager of Claridge's but yesterday London hotel Cafe Royal​ confirmed it had appointed Kochs managing director of the business. 
  • Musician, reality TV star and coffee shop owner Peter Andre has hinted​ that he may be due to do more within the industry after he told Best magazine he was considering opening a chain of restaurants. 
  • NPD Group predicts that spend within the eating out sector in the UK​ is set to remain high with UK diners expected to spend £54.7bn by 2017. 
  • The Restaurant Group's American restaurant brand Coast to Coast​ took us behind the scenes at its Manchester restaurant in our latest In Operation with... video. 

For all of this week's news see here​.

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