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Pizza Express's Leggera wine range is under 10% ABV

Pizza Express introduces low alcohol and low calorie wine range

By Emma Eversham

Pizza Express has added low calorie and low alcohol red and white wines to its Leggera range to appeal to customers watching their weight or alcohol intake and help fulfil its healthy eating commitment to the Food Standards Agency

Marcus Eaves talks to BigHospitality

Marcus Eaves talks to BigHospitality

By Emma Eversham

L'Autre Pied head chef Marcus Eaves talks about life at his restaurant, encouraging young talent and Michelin stars in BigHospitality's exclusive interview at this year's Restaurant Show

The FSA is consulting with  restaurants about adopting the  US calorie counting on menus

FSA comes under fire for nutrition approach

By Stefan Chomka, Restaurant magazine

The Food Standards Agency has come under attack for failing to give the industry proper guidance on how to introduce nutritional information onto menus

The BHA will look into the impact a reduced VAT rate will have before making a decision

BHA to study impact of lower VAT rate on hotels

By Emma Eversham

The British Hospitality Association is to look at the impact a reduction in VAT would have on hotels following calls to bring the rate down while members of the industry have their say

A reduced VAT rate would give UK hotels a much needed boost, says PKF

Call for introduction of 5% VAT rate for hotels

By Emma Eversham

Accountancy firm PKF calls for the re-tabling and support of an Early Day Motion that looks at lowering the VAT rate for hotels to give the industry 'a much needed boost'

Bob Cotton, David Gibson, Peter Illic, Will Smith and Tristan Welch discuss how businesses can survive the recession

Invest in staff training to survive recession, say restaurant experts

By Becky Paskin

As Clapham House Group took the decision to put Tootsies into administration this week, a panel of restaurant experts has revealed the only way to survive the recession is by training staff, concentrating on loyal customers, and closing at quiet times.

Today is the final chance to visit The Restaurant Show 2009

Final chance to visit The Restaurant Show 2009

By Becky Paskin

Today is the last chance for hospitality workers to get involved in The Restaurant Show 2009, as three days of chef demonstrations, live interviews and competitions come to an end

Terry Wright of RBS London is the 2009 Compass Chef of the Year

Compass name Senior Chef of the Year

By Becky Paskin

The Compass Senior Chef of the Year has been named as Terry Wright of RBS London, who finally won the competition at The Restaurant Show 2009 after seven years of trying

Michael Caines will be answering your questions live at The Restaurant Show

The Restaurant Show 2009 gets into full swing

By Becky Paskin

Yesterday's Restaurant Show at Earls Court 2 saw thousands of visitors enjoy a star-studded line up of top chefs, including Ferran Adria and Simon Hulstone perform live interviews and demonstrate their skills, and today’s show promises to be just...

Previous junior Compass winner mentored successor

Previous junior Compass winner mentored successor

By Becky Paskin

Alex Hagen of the Defence Academy at Shrivenham, has been named the 2009 Junior Compass Chef of the Year, after being mentored and supported by last year’s winner, James Baker

Ferran Adria will be talking to Restaurant magazine editor Paul Wootton live at todays show

Top chefs kick off The Restaurant Show 2009

By Becky Paskin

Today sees this year's three-day run of The Restaurant Show 2009 kick off, and with a line-up that includes some of the biggest chefs in the UK (and the world) participating in live debates, interviews and demonstrations, its one not to be missed


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