All news articles for November 2016

Hospitality Openings: November 2016

Hospitality Openings: November 2016

By Hannah Thompson

From barbecue pop-ups to dining department stores to another new Jason Atherton site, November's been eventful. We look at some of the top openings from this busy month

Chefs' Secrets of Success: Francesco Mazzei

Chefs' Secrets of Success: Francesco Mazzei

By Hannah Thompson

In the latest of our Chefs' Secrets of Success series, we talk to chef-patron of Sartoria Francesco Mazzei about passion, 'superstar chefs', and nurturing new talent

In Operation with...Rosa's Thai Cafe

In Operation with...Rosa's Thai Cafe

By Emma Eversham

For the latest video in our series focusing on emerging restaurant groups, we visit Rosa's Thai Cafe, the Thai restaurant brand created by husband-and-wife team Alexander and Saiphin Moore. 

Steven Edwards leads students at Chichester College in canape creation in their new state-of-the-art kitchens

Chichester College invests £3m in kitchens for catering students

By Emma Eversham

They are often criticised for not equipping students with the right skills to work in the industry, but one catering college is helping to put its students 'at the cutting edge' by investing £3m in new kitchens and a training restaurant. 

Pizza Toscana uses 100 per cent Tuscan ingredients

Pizza Toscana debuts in the UK

By Emma Eversham

Florentine pizza restaurant Pizza Toscana is opening its first site in the UK this week, with a second planned to open in London next summer. 

The Lowry Hotel up for sale

The Lowry Hotel up for sale

By Sophie Witts

The five-star Lowry Hotel in Manchester has been put on the market just two years after it was sold to Westmont Hospitality Group.