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Business profile: Robin Rowland of YO! Sushi

Business profile: Robin Rowland of YO! Sushi

By Paul Wootton

An extraordinarily loyal customer base coupled with increased investment in staff will help YO! Sushi ride out the current economic storm, says its chief executive Robin Rowland.

Business profile: Richard Caring

Business profile: Richard Caring

By Ben Shipton

Richard Caring has announced expansion plans in 22 countries. And involvement with a Brighton greengrocer. Whats going on?

Karen MacKay’s BigTalent

Karen MacKay’s BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

Armed with an enormous amount of confidence and passion, Karen MacKay, head chef of Edinburgh hotel Channings, tells Becky Paskin why a job knock back on the grounds of her gender has not dampened her catering ambitions

Business profile: Steve Hill of Wagamama

Business profile: Steve Hill of Wagamama

By Paul Wootton

Other brands have tried and failed but Wagamama chief executive Steve Hill believes his cult noodle chain company has what it takes to succeed in the States

Thierry de Magneval's BigTalent

Thierry de Magneval's BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

This months BigTalent charts the career so far of Thierry de Magneval, Restaurant Manager of Albert Rouxs eponymous brasserie at Sofitel, Heathrow

Amberley Castle GM Oliver Smith’s BigTalent

Amberley Castle GM Oliver Smith’s BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

The third instalment in our BigTalent series sees Becky Paskin meet Oliver Smith, the youngest ever General Manager of a von Essen hotel, to uncover why experience is better than an education

Scott Goss's BigTalent

Scott Goss's BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

Our BigTalent series continues in a frank interview with The Swan’s Scott Goss, the head chef of a Kentish gasropub that BigH is tipping for stardom

Steve Lowy's BigTalent

Steve Lowy's BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

BigH meets Umi Hotel’s founder Steve Lowy in the first in a series of exclusive interviews with the best of Britain’s rising talent

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