All news articles for February 2021

Roux Scholarship cooking competition set for Autumn

Roux Scholarship set for Autumn

By Joe Lutrario

The Roux Scholarship is to finally go ahead in Autumn having been delayed twice due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Image: Crowdfunder

Community project Curry Club extends crowdfund campaign

By BigHospitality

A not-for-profit cook to community project supported by chefs including Stevie Pale, Meera Sodha and Anna Jones, has extended its crowdfunding campaign to raise money to provide free meals for the people of Islington.

what will the food eating and dining trends be for 2021 once restaurants reopen after lockdown

Trends week

2021 restaurant and dining trends: part 1

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 one: lifestyle trends.

When will hospitality reopen after third Coronavirus lockdown April May roadmap Boris Johnson

Johnson to unveil 'four-stage plan' for easing lockdown

By James McAllister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will unveil a 'four-stage plan' for easing lockdown in England later today (22 February), which is expected to see hospitality remain closed until at least April.

Using digital marketing, customer data and reputation management for restaurants and pubs

Hostech: customer marketing

Delving deeper into digital

By BigHospitality

It’s taken a pandemic, but hospitality operators are finally beginning to understand the power of digital and the wealth of data it generates

Flash-grilled with The Ivy's executive chef Gary Lee

Flash-grilled: Gary Lee

By James McAllister

The Ivy's executive chef on his love of boxing, memories of eating at Alain Ducasse's Benoit in Paris, and watching Mark Hix on Great British Menu.

Feedback and engagement Reputation Roadchef

Hostech: Case study

Driving engagement at Roadchef

By BigHospitality

Roadchef uses online reputation management platform Reputation to manage its entire online presence, including reviews, business listings and social media.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include HMRC clearing TiPJAR for use; plans to extend the lease forfeiture moratorium; and Alyn Williams winning his unfair dismissal case against The Westbury.

Podcast: sustainability and health key trends for 2021 restaurant food

Sponsored by Arla Foodservice

Podcast: sustainability and health key trends for 2021

By BigHospitality

Sustainability and a focus on animal welfare as well as health will drive customer choices when eating out this year, according to predictions from Arla Foods.


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