Restaurant Trends

Restaurant trends

In this section you’ll find all the latest news and data on the UK restaurant market, including dining trends, food and beverage trends, eating-out spend, and restaurant marketing and technology trends.

Almost half of men are frustrated by slow service when dining out at Christmas

Christmas dining trends: quick service top priority for men

By Lauren Houghton

Quick service is very important for men when dining out during the Christmas period, while women focus more on the whole experience, according to research by CGA Peach and hospitality technology provider Zonal Retail Data Solutions.

Allen will assume the role of executive head chef at The Orangery

Chef Richard Allen joins Rockliffe Hall

By Lauren Houghton

Michelin-starred chef Richard Allen will take over the running of The Orangery restaurant at Rockliffe Hall hotel in Country Durham in January.  

Carousel team (photo by Ruaridh Emslie)

Carousel announces 2015 guest chef series

By Lauren Houghton

Marylebone restaurant Carousel has announced the chefs participating in its guest chef series ‘Carousel presents...’ for the first quarter of 2015.

Over-attentive waiting staff deter diners from leaving tips

Pushy waiters deter diners from leaving tips

By Melodie Michel

Over-attentive waiting staff has been named as the most irritating practice in British restaurants in a survey commissioned by restaurant critic Barry Verber.

The new allergen legislation comes into force tomorrow

Allergen regulation: Time’s up

By Melodie Michel

The much-anticipated EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation came into force on 13 December. BigHospitality looks at what is changing, and the impact of the new law on the industry.

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