The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.

How I Got Here with Top Cuvée co-founder Brodie Meah

How I Got Here: Brodie Meah

By James McAllister

Brodie Meah is the co-founder of lively neighbourhood-style restaurant Top Cuvée, which recently launched a permanent retail space just around the corner from its restaurant mothership in London's Highbury.

Community Heroes: Core by Clare Smyth restaurant Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards chrity lockdown

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Community Heroes: Clare Smyth and her team

By BigHospitality

During the restaurant lockdown the Core by Clare Smyth chef-patron and her team cooked thousands of meals for people who were hit badly by the pandemic, as our new video series Community Heroes shows.

Bella Italia, Café Rouge and Las Iguanas operator The Big Table appoints Mike Tye as chairman

The Big Table appoints Mike Tye as chairman

By James McAllister

Mike Tye has been appointed non-executive chairman of The Big Table, the group recently formed to acquire and operate the Bella Italia, Café Rouge and Las Iguanas restaurant brands.

Flash grilled with former Pujol restaurant in Mexico City chef Nick Fitzgerald Tacos Padre.

Flash-grilled: Nick Fitzgerald

By James McAllister

Chef Nick Fitzgerald, who previously cooked at Pujol in Mexico City (currently ranked 12 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list), now runs Borough Market-based taqueria Tacos Padre.

How I Got Here with Modern Greek Food Group CEO Andreas Labridis

How I Got Here: Andreas Labridis

By James McAllister

Former investment banker Andreas Labridis is CEO of the Modern Greek Food Group, which operates Opso in London's Marylebone; PITTABUN in Soho; and the two Michelin-starred Funky Gourmet in Athens.

Flash-grilled: Suhyung Lee senior sous chef at London’s Taiwanese hot spot BAO and Soho’s XU

Flash-grilled: Suhyung Lee

By James McAllister

Suhyung Lee is senior sous chef at London’s Taiwanese hot spot BAO and Soho’s XU. This Thursday (10 September) he'll be hosting a one-night-only guest takeover at Crispin in Spitalfields.

How I Got Here with Cambridge Distillery co-founder William Lowe

How I Got Here: William Lowe

By James McAllister

William Lowe is the co-founder and master distiller for gin producer and supplier Cambridge Distillery.

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