All news articles for February 2021

Flash-grilled with co-owner of all-day café Gastrono-me in Bury St Edmunds Gemma Simmonite

Flash-grilled: Gemma Simmonite

By James McAllister

The co-owner of all-day café Gastrono-me in Bury St Edmunds on her admiration of Asma Khan, watching MasterChef Australia, and why there's no place for machismo in her kitchen.

eating and drinking out trends for 2021 for pubs and restaurants

Trends week

2021: restaurant and dining trends

By BigHospitality

From the neighbourhood restaurant revival and fine dining reboot to eco tourism and new restaurant subscription models, here's our predictions for what 2021 will bring for the eating out sector.

Will food festivals be allowed to take place this summer?

Festivals are go as chefs sign up in droves

By Joe Lutrario

UK festival organisers are hoping to put on events as early as May and have already signed some of the biggest names in the industry to provide food and drink.

Costa expands Deliveroo partnership

Costa expands Deliveroo partnership

By James McAllister

Costa Coffee is to expand its partnership with Deliveroo to 500 of its stores nationwide from Monday (1 March).

Conservative MPs call for beer duty cut

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Conservative MPs call for beer duty cut

By James McAllister

A group of Conservative MPs have called on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to cut beer duty in his Budget next week to help the ailing pub sector.

2021 will see a fine dine revival, more pop-up concepts, hybrid restaurants and a move to turnover rents

Trends week

2021 restaurant and dining trends: part 4

By BigHospitality

With talk of the easing of lockdown and restaurants set to reopen sometime in the spring, we've finally dusted down the crystal ball to see what 2021 might bring in terms of restaurant and eating out trends. Part four: operations

Meal kit business Finish & Feast founders on working with chefs Tom Aikens, Ruth Hansom and Marianne Lumb

Table for three: Ross McPhail and Alex Pennington

By BigHospitality

The duo behind new restaurant meal kit business Finish & Feast, which is working with chefs including Tom Aikens, Ruth Hansom and Marianne Lumb, on making the makeaway market work and why it’s here to stay post lockdown.


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