All news articles for October 2017

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By Sophie Witts

From the return of Roganic to the future of Bruno Loubet's former Grain Store site, we round-up the top hospitality stories you might have missed this week.

Tommi's Burger Joint Oxford

Tommi's Burger Joint heading to Oxford

By Sophie Witts

Icelandic restaurateur Tomas Tomasson is to open his first UK Tommi's Burger Joint outside London after securing a site in Oxford.

Agency chefs: kitchen heroes or mercenary zeros?

Agency chefs: kitchen heroes or mercenary zeros?

By Tony Naylor

With good chefs in short supply, there is top money to be made in temping right now. But what does that mean for wider recruitment? Who will benefit? And will agency chefs ever shake off their reputation as kitchen cowboys?

Zelman Meats set for St Paul's

Zelman Meats set for St Paul's

By Sophie Witts

Goodman Restaurants is to launch a third restaurant under its Zelman Meats brand in St Paul’s next month.

Benito's Hat appoints new managing director

Michael Pearson swaps dim sum for burritos

By Joe Lutrario

Former Ping Pong operations director Michael Pearson has been appointed managing director of Benito’s Hat with a brief to oversee the currently London-based burrito chain’s expansion across the UK.