All news articles for April 2022

Flash-grilled: Simon Shand head chef of the Michelin-starred Leroy in London's Shoreditch

Flash-grilled: Simon Shand

By James McAllister

The head chef of the Michelin-starred Leroy in London's Shoreditch on working as a fish monger, his dream dinner party guests, and what he'd do if he wasn't in kitchens.

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 a complete overhauling of The Good Food Guide rating system, Brighton-centric restaurateur Raz Helalat's next venture, and concerns about racism in the workplace.

Latest Opening: The Lanesborough Grill

Latest Opening: The Lanesborough Grill

By BigHospitality

The Hyde Park Corner hotel has replaced its French/modern European restaurant Céleste with something British and a bit more gutsy.

Matilda Tsappis Killiecrankie House

Uncorked: Matilda Tsappis

By Joe Lutrario

One half of the duo behind Scotland's Killiecrankie House on championing Chinese wine, peculiar sakes and matching Champagne with Co-op salt and vinegar crisps.

All-day London restaurant Lino to relaunch in Queen’s Park

Lino to relaunch in Queen’s Park

By James McAllister

All-day London restaurant Lino, which closed last year, is to get a second lease of life after securing a new site on Lonsdale Road in Queen’s Park.

Coffee shop, sandwich and bakery market set to exceed 2019 market value in 2022

UK café market set to exceed 2019 value in 2022

By James McAllister

The total UK coffee shop, sandwich and bakery market is set to exceed its 2019 market value in 2022, according to the latest data from Lumina Intelligence's Operator Data Index.

The Good Food Guide shakes up its rating system

The Good Food Guide shakes up its rating system

By Joe Lutrario

The Good Food Guide has completely overhauled its ratings system, replacing its long-standing 1-10 scores with ‘good’, ‘very good’, ‘exceptional’, and ‘world class’.

Burger King trials use of reusable packaging sustainability

Burger King trials use of reusable packaging

By James McAllister

Burger King UK has begun trialling a new range of reusable and returnable packaging for its burgers, sides and drinks across a small number of its restaurants.

Loungers reports record sales

Loungers reports record sales

By BigHospitality

All-day dining restaurant group Loungers has reported record sales for the year to April 2022.

Carbon calculator launched for hospitality

Carbon calculator launched for hospitality

By James McAllister

The Zero Carbon Forum (ZCF) has launched a Hospitality & Brewing Carbon Calculator and Toolkit, developed in collaboration with UKHospitality and the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

Latest opening: Arcade Food Hall

Latest opening: Arcade Food Hall

By Stefan Chomka

The short-lived Arcade Food Theatre on London’s Oxford Street has been reborn with a new operator and a fresh set of food options.

The week's top hospitality stories

Friday five: the week's top stories

By BigHospitality

D&D potential sale, the announcement of the Chef to Watch shortlist, and Rochelle Canteen co-founder Margot Henderson opening her first pub were among this week's most read stories.

Latest opening: Tattu London

Latest opening: Tattu London

By BigHospitality

The fifth site for the modern Chinese restaurant group marks a move into the capital for the first time.

Credit: Ed Schofield

Flash-grilled: Ana Ortiz

By James McAllister

The Galapagos-born chef director at the newly-launched The Mess restaurant at Messums Wiltshire on the delights of fritada, her earliest food memory, and the importance of a work life balance.

How I Got Here Valentina Fois founder vegan cafe bakery Lele's London's Clapton Gordon Ramsay's Future Food Stars

How I Got Here: Valentina Fois

By James McAllister

The Italian-born chef and founder of London-based vegan cafe and bakery Lele's, who's currently competing on Gordon Ramsay's Future Food Stars, on her career in hospitality.

EMAIL NEWSLETTERS

Spotlight

Follow us

Hospitality Guides

View more

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers