A chef at Calcot Manor in the Cotswolds has been sacked over accusations of bullying, after Nathan Davies – who has cooked at Calcot since 2017 – posted pictures on social media of injuries he sustained following an incident in which boiling butter was poured down his trousers.
Sales at The Halal Guys’ first UK site have dropped by 20% after it was delisted by UberEats following the delivery platform’s decision to tighten up its food hygiene policy. Having only opened in recent months, the US-founded fast casual chain’s Leicester Square restaurant has yet to receive a food hygiene inspection from Westminster Council.
Dishoom is to expand its Covent Garden restaurant after securing the lease to the former 150-cover Jamie’s Italian site next door. The Bombay cafe-inspired group plans to redesign the new space ahead of its 10th anniversary celebrations next year.
London fried chicken group Bird has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators, with the Evening Standard reporting that the chain says Metro Bank has withdrawn its overdraft facility ahead of a new restaurant opening last year.
Simon Rogan is checking back in to the hotel business with the opening of Lake District restaurant Henrock at Linthwaite House in October. It marks a return to hotel partnerships for Rogan, who left his Michelin-starred Fera restaurant at London's Claridge’s in London in 2017.
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