All news articles for July 2020

Flash-grilled: Angelo Sato

Flash-grilled: Angelo Sato

By James McAllister

Chef Angelo Sato, who has previously cooked at a number of restaurants in New York and Tokyo, now operates grab-and-go sushi concept Omoide in London's Bermondsey.

£500 hospitality vouchers for restaurants and pubs

Treasury considers stimulus vouchers

By Joe Lutrario

The treasury is considering a proposal to give all adults £500 and children £250 in vouchers to spend in the sectors of the economy worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Re-opening safely post lockdown Pizza Pilgrims Gaucho

Re-opening safely post lockdown

By BigHospitality

Three operators on their plans to ensure the safety of their customers and teams as they re-open their doors for eat-in customers.

Pret A Manger confirms 30 site closures 1,000 potential job losses Coronavirus sales plummet

Pret confirms 30 site closures

By James McAllister

Pret A Manger has confirmed it is to close 30 of its UK sites as part of its plans to restructure the business.

Pret A Manger 45 closures Coronavirus sales plummet Pano Christou

Pret set for slew of closures (updated)

By James McAllister

Pret A Manger boss Pano Christou is expected to announce as many as 45 closures to the sandwich chain's c.450-strong UK estate, putting up to 800 jobs at risk.

Friday Five: The week's top news

Friday Five: The week's top news

By James McAllister

With restaurants set to reopen this weekend, we round-up some of the main hospitality news stories from the past week.

Hospitality industry takes cautious approach to reopening Coronavirus July 4

Industry takes cautious approach to reopening

By Georgia Cronin

Hospitality operators are taking a cautious approach to reopening as just 59% of businesses plan to reopen some of their sites on 4 July, the new Business Confidence Survey from CGA and Fourth has found.


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