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Top 10 hospitality openings: January 2017

Top 10 hospitality openings: January 2017

By Emma Eversham

From the first London restaurant by Anne-Sophie Pic, to the new Lao Café and 1970s inspired bar Bobby Fitzpatrick, we've picked out 10 of the hottest hospitality openings from the last month.

People On The Move In Hospitality: January 2017

People On The Move In Hospitality: January 2017

By Hannah Thompson

Far from a post-Christmas slump, hospitality has been beating the January blues with a round of high-profile appointments and roles - from the historic Liverpool hotel to top restaurants and hotel groups. We round up a selection...

People On The Move In Hospitality: December 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: December 2016

By Hannah Thompson

In the last gallery of 2016, we look at some of the stellar individuals making moves, including at Leon, Grace Hotels, the Boparan Restaurant Group and D&D London. 

Hospitality Openings: November 2016

Hospitality Openings: November 2016

By Hannah Thompson

From barbecue pop-ups to dining department stores to another new Jason Atherton site, November's been eventful. We look at some of the top openings from this busy month

People On The Move In Hospitality: November 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: November 2016

By Hannah Thompson

From key board and chef appointments at D&D London, and new chefs and managers nationwide, to new roles at top hotel groups Brown's, Travelodge and Hilton, we look at the biggest moves this month

Hospitality Openings: October 2016

Hospitality Openings: October 2016

By Emma Eversham

October saw the opening of the much-awaited new restaurant - Margot - from Paolo de Tarso and Nicolas Jaouen as well as a new site from The Salt Yard Group and the first site under SACO's Locke brand. 

People on the Move in Hospitality: October 2016

People on the Move in Hospitality: October 2016

By Emma Eversham

October has seen a number of high profile appointments across the hospitality sector, including new food and beverage directors at Macdonald Hotels and Fairmont St Andrews and general managers at The Aviator Hotel and The Dorchester.

Hospitality Openings: September 2016

Hospitality Openings: September 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month has seen a blossoming of new openings, including Basque group Sagardi, a new Dirty Bones, Asian-style tapas site Tootoomoo Islington, and revamped classics Quo Vadis, Bluebird, and Cinnamon Soho. 

People On The Move In Hospitality: September 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: September 2016

By Hannah Thompson

The back-to-school month brings a host of new appointments, including Yu Sugimoto as new head chef at The Square, Alicia Storey at the Passford House Hotel in Lymington, Jim Slater as managing director of Chipotle in Europe. 

National Chef of the Year 2017 finalists

National Chef of the Year 2017 finalists

By Emma Eversham

These are the finalists for the National Chef of the Year 2017 competition, which will be held at The Restaurant Show on Tuesday 4 October. 

Hospitality Openings: August 2016

Hospitality Openings: August 2016

By Hannah Thompson

Far from its reputation as a quiet summer month, August has actually been full of activity, with Basque and Peruvian cuisine in full force.

People On The Move In Hospitality: August 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: August 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month saw a host of new starters across the best of the industry, from Angela Ellis as new general manager for The Zetter Hotel and Townhouse, Andy McCue as new CEO of The Restaurant Group, and Tracey Stewart in the head pastry chef role at Stoke...

Gallery: The best teas from Afternoon Tea Week 2016

AFTERNOON TEA WEEK 2016

Gallery: The best teas from Afternoon Tea Week 2016

By Hannah Thompson

Playful, creative, child-friendly, traditional or gin-fuelled - there's a tea for every style of hospitality business in these afternoon tea choices, selected in honour of Afternoon Tea Week 2016 (8-14 August). 

Hospitality Openings: July 2016

Hospitality Openings: July 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month's round up includes big names such as Clipstone (from the team behind Portland), Picture Marylebone, pizza site Pi Shop from Peter Sanchez-Iglesias, Sardine by Stevie Parle, and burger favourites Honest Burger. 

People On The Move In Hospitality: July 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: July 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month's round up includes many group appointments, with a range of new positions announced at The Devonshire Arms, at Mercure Hotels, and Exclusive Hotels and Venues. Other top roles include Anna Haugh at Bob Bob Ricard and Ben Hesketh at soon-to-open...

Hospitality Openings June 2016

Hospitality Openings: June 2016

By Hannah Thompson

From luxe and louche at Balans Soho to chic and rested at High Field Town House, or simply well fed and watered at Wetherspoon, this month sees a variety of openings across the industry and the UK. 

People on the Move in Hospitality: June 2016

People on the Move in Hospitality: June 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month's round-up features a number of significant moves, including new general managers at London's St Pancras Renaissance hotel and at Tylney Hall in Hampshire, and CFO at The Restaurant Group.

IN PICTURES: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016

IN PICTURES: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016

By Hannah Thompson

The much-anticipated World’s 50 Best Restaurants list was announced at the Cipriani Ballroom in New York on 13 June, as hundreds of the great and the good in global culinary excellence descended to hear the final results, presented by group editor William...

Hospitality Openings: May 2016

Hospitality Openings: May 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month's selection includes a wide variety of much-awaited launches, including Restaurant Ours from Tom Sellers; Blandford Comptoir from Xavier Rousset; the first UK site for expanding US brand Smashburger; and the latest openings for Thai-style...

People on the Move in Hospitality: May 2016

People on the Move in Hospitality: May 2016

By Sophie Witts

It's been another busy month in hospitality, with new appointments at Kew Gardens, aparthotel chain Roomzzz and the soon-to-expand beerhouse brand Pint Shop.

Hospitality Openings: April 2016

Hospitality Openings: April 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month has been eventful for new openings, in line with the approaching days of spring, with its longer evenings and warmer nights. Highlights of April include the much-awaited Som Saa Thai kitchen in London’s Spitalfields, the expansive gin bar at...

People on the Move in Hospitality: April 2016

People on the Move in Hospitality: April 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month's appointments include Stephen Alden at the Set Hotel Group, Ian Swainson as new head chef at The Pass at South Lodge Hotel and Dale Osborne as executive chef at Aqua Shard in London.

Hospitality Openings: March 2016

Hospitality Openings: March 2016

By Hannah Thompson

There was a panoply of colourful and eclectic openings this month, including Park Regis' first UK hotel in Birmingham, James Sommerin's new boutique hotel and Victor Garvey's latest tapas restaurant Duende. 

People on the Move in Hospitality: March 2016

People on the Move in Hospitality: March 2016

By Emma Eversham

March has been a bumper month for job changes within hospitality with new appointments in every area of the sector, including two new head chef appointments at Gordon Ramsay Group, Great Northern Hotel and a major boost to the senior management team at...

Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or 2016 Finals: In Pictures

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Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or 2016 Finals: In Pictures

By Emma Eversham

Following the Regional Heats last month, the Finals of the Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or competition took place last week with six student teams competing for their chance to win the title and a host of prizes.  

Hospitality Openings: February 2016

Hospitality Openings: February 2016

By Sophie Witts

It's been another big month for hospitality openings, with a new restaurant from Damien Hirst, Theo Randall re-opening at the InterContinental Hotel and a flagship Soho site for Bukowksi Grill.

People on the Move in Hospitality: February 2016

People on the Move in Hospitality: February 2016

By Emma Eversham

BigHospitality rounds up the latest appointments from within the industry, including new roles at K Bar, Berners Tavern and Sprowston Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club.

People on the Move in Hospitality: December 2015

People on the Move in Hospitality: December 2015

By Liam Garrahan

December 2015 has been an epic month for job changes with new appointments at a number of hotels, restaurants and pubs, including Jumeirah's two London properties, The Coaching Inn Group and L'Enclume.

Hospitality Openings: November 2015

Hospitality Openings: November 2015

By Liam Garrahan

BigHospitality monthly round-up of openings includes the highly anticipated German Gymnasium as well as a first solo venture for Jun Tanaka.

People on the Move in Hospitality: November 2015

People on the Move in Hospitality: November 2015

By Liam Garrahan

BigHospitality rounds up a number of appointments across the hospitality sector including the arrival of a management team for Oxford’s first Hilton, The Robert Parker Collection and El Gato Negro.

Gallery: R200 Awards 2015

Gallery: R200 Awards 2015

By Liam Garrahan

BigHospitality rounds up the winners of Restaurant magazine's R200 Awards 2015.

Hospitality Openings: October 2015

Hospitality Openings: October 2015

By Liam Garrahan

BigHospitality rounds up the latest openings across the hospitality industry including Caprice Holdings' Sexy Fish, Hilton London Bankside and the first permanent site for The Bowler.

Hospitality Openings: September 2015

Hospitality Openings: September 2015

By Sophie Witts

September was another busy month for the hospitality sector, with a former Hakkasan chef opening his first restaurant, new sites from Dirty Bones Burger & Lobster, and Hilton launching its first London hotel for nine years.

Young National Chef of the Year 2015 finalists

Young National Chef of the Year 2015 finalists

By Liam Garrahan

These are the finalists for the Young National Chef of the Year competition which will take place at The Restaurant Show, London Olympia, on Tuesday 6 October.

National Chef of the Year 2015 finalists

National Chef of the Year 2015 finalists

By Liam Garrahan

These are the finalists for the National Chef of the Year competition which will be held at the Restaurant Show on Tuesday 6 October.

Hospitality Openings: August 2015

Hospitality Openings: August 2015

By Liam Garrahan

BigHospitality rounds up August's new openings including Bonfire, Iberica, The Shankly Hotel and Boneyard. 

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