Friday Five: The week's top news

By Sophie Witts contact

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Friday Five: The week's top news

Related tags: Coupe du monde, Pastry, London, Simon Rogan

We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week.

- Simon Rogan is to leave his Michelin-starred restaurant Fera at Claridge's on 30 April after three years. The chef is in talks to re-launch his London pop-up Roganic in a new location.

- Pastry Team UK has been selected as one of the top 5 countries to compete in the 2019 Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie, which is traditionally hosted in Lyon two days before the Bocuse d'Or cooking competition.

- Renowned Brighton restaurant Chilli Pickle has hit its £700,000 crowdfunding target to help it expand across the south of England.

- Danny Gill, former head chef at the two Michelin-starred Midsummer House, has bought his first solo site - a pie shop and restaurant in Lincoln.

- Seven restaurants are to open in a new £15m development in London's Chinatown, set to be completed later this year.

For a full rundown of this week's news, click here.

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