All news articles for June 2019

First Restaurant Group opens new London site

First Restaurant Group opens new London site

By James McAllister

Pub and restaurant operator Mitch Tillman’s First Restaurant Group (FRG) is expanding its Pub & Rooms portfolio with the launch of a site in London’s Notting Hill.

Opening of the month: Bob Bob Cité

Opening of the month: Bob Bob Cité

By Stefan Chomka

The long-awaited City follow-up to Bob Bob Ricard is even more outrageous and extravagant than its older Soho sibling. And it’s all the better for it.

How to avoid making a fashion faux pas in the restaurant dining room

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How to avoid making a fashion faux pas in the dining room

By Restaurant magazine

The overall look and feel of a restaurant has a huge impact on customer experience. Here’s how savvy operators get a consistent and effective look across their venues.

Paul Fletcher innovation chef Bar and Block Steakhouse restaurant

How I Got Here: Paul Fletcher

By Joe Lutrario

The innovation chef for Bar + Block Steakhouse has a CV that includes Chez Gerard, Scott’s and Argentine steak houses Buenos Aires and Gaucho.

Foxlow to close final two restaurant sites

Foxlow to close final two sites

By James McAllister

Foxlow, the sister restaurant brand to Hawksmoor, is to close its two remaining restaurants in Clerkenwell and Balham at the end of this month.

Polpo restaurants: a look back at the past 10 years

Polpo: a look back at the past 10 years

By Stefan Chomka

This September Polpo celebrates its 10th anniversary. We chart the past decade of the trailblazing Venetian small plates restaurant group, and look at what could come next.

Jessica Préalpato named World’s Best Pastry Chef 2019

Jessica Préalpato named World’s Best Pastry Chef

By James McAllister

Jessica Préalpato, the head pastry chef at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée in Paris, has been named The World’s Best Pastry Chef 2019 ahead of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards in Singapore on 25 June.

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