All news articles for December 2021

“Too little, too late” sector reacts to Omicron grants

“Too little, too late” - sector reacts to Omicron grants

By Joe Lutrario

The Chancellor’s Omicron support package, which includes grants of up to £6,000 per site and the return of Statutory Sick Pay for Covid-related absences, has been met with a lukewarm reception by the hospitality industry.

Review of the year in hospitality: the biggest restaurant stories of 2021

2021: Review of the year in hospitality

By BigHospitality

A look back at another tough year for hospitality, which begun with businesses facing deep uncertainty in the face of Coronavirus restrictions, and ends the same way.

Grants of up to £6,000 per site to ease Omicron blues

Grants of up to £6,000 per site to ease Omicron blues

By Joe Lutrario

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has committed to fresh support for hospitality including a grant of up to £6,000 per premises to help the industry weather the drop in business caused by the Omicron variant.

Pret told to review ads for its YourPret Barista subscription service

Pret told to review subscription ads

By Joe Lutrario

Pret a Manager has been told to review the adverts for its subscription service following criticism from customers who claim that some of the promised beverages are rarely available.

Gianluca D'Angelo Zia Luca

How I Got Here: Gianluca D'Angelo

By BigHospitality

The co-founder of Zia Lucia and Berto Zia on his passion for Italian food and why those looking to climbs the rungs need edge and an original idea.

Italian-based B Corp pasta chain Miscusi has made its UK debut in London’s Covent Garden

Latest opening: Miscusi

By James McAllister

Italian-based, B Corp pasta chain Miscusi has made its UK debut in London’s Covent Garden.

Chef Mauro Colagreco to make UK debut next year with restaurants at Whitehall hotel Raffles London At The OWO.

Mauro Colagreco to make UK debut next year

By Joe Lutrario

Acclaimed Argentine-born chef Mauro Colagreco is to make his UK debut late next year with a brace of restaurants and ‘avante garde chef’s table’ at upcoming Whitehall hotel Raffles London At The OWO.

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