All news articles for September 2020

Executive chef at Ormer Mayfair dancing, Great British Menu and what he thinks is the most overrated food

Flash-grilled: Kerth Gumbs

By James McAllister

The executive chef at Ormer Mayfair on his love of dancing, Great British Menu and what he thinks is the most overrated food.

Extension to the lease forfeiture moratorium, the 10pm curfew in the North East the closure of Ace Hotel Shoreditch.

Friday Five: the week's top news

By BigHospitality

A round-up some of the main hospitality news stories from the past week including the extension to the lease forfeiture moratorium, the 10pm curfew in the North East, and the closure of Ace Hotel Shoreditch.

Hospitality businesses in Lancashire and Merseyside face curfews London lockdown

Hospitality businesses in Lancashire and Merseyside face curfews

By BigHospitality

Hospitality businesses in Lancashire and Merseyside are set to be hit by a curfew similar to the one introduced earlier this week in the North East, with a national lockdown also still not being ruled out, as cases of Coronavirus continue to surge in...

Government rule of six will hit hospitality hard, says poll

Rule of six will hit hospitality hard, says poll

By BigHospitality

The Government’s ‘rule of six’ will negatively impact an overwhelming majority of hospitality businesses, according to the latest Lumina Intelligence’s Hospitality Leaders Poll.

Latest opening: chef Adejoké ‘Joké’ Bakare's West African-inspired restaurant Chishuru Brixton Village

Latest opening: Chishuru

By James McAllister

Having triumphed in last year's Brixton Kitchen competition, chef Adejoké ‘Joké’ Bakare has opened Chishuru - a restaurant based on her West African-inspired supper club-concept of the same name.

UK food to go market to contract £6bn in 2020 due to Coronavirus impact says Lumina Intelligence

UK food to go market to contract by £6bn in 2020

By James McAllister

The UK food to go market is set to contract by 29% in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic's catastrophic impact, the latest data from Lumina Intelligence shows.

Generation Next - Guac star: how Club Mexicana became a vegan smash hit

Generation Next

Guac star: how Club Mexicana became a vegan smash hit

By James McAllister

After years on the street food circuit, Club Mexicana has gone mainstream - opening a permanent restaurant in London’s Soho that plays like a greatest hits album for the vegan brand.

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