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Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This first week of 2022 saw Gino D’Acampo’s My Pasta Bar enter liquidation, London's first African food hall announced, and plans to extend licensing hours for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Hospitality counts cost of second lost Christmas with pubs, bars and restaurants losing £10,335 on average

Hospitality counts cost of second lost Christmas

By James McAllister

Pubs, bars and restaurants lost £10,335 on average in the week leading up to Christmas with takings on Christmas Day down 60% compared to 2019, according to figures from UKHospitality.

Hospitality menus remain smaller than pre-pandemic

Menus remain smaller than pre-pandemic

By Helen Gilbert

Menu options have shrunk by 18% as operators look to minimise disruption to kitchens and consumers amid supply challenges, the latest insights from Lumina Intelligence show.

UK restaurant industry trends 2022

10 hospitality trends for 2022

By BigHospiality

Canned wines at the dining table. Dessert-only restaurants. Nepalese fine dining. Here’s our predictions for what will shape the hospitality sector over the next 12 months.

Review of the year in hospitality: the biggest restaurant stories of 2021

2021: Review of the year in hospitality

By BigHospitality

A look back at another tough year for hospitality, which begun with businesses facing deep uncertainty in the face of Coronavirus restrictions, and ends the same way.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include the devastating impact of Omicron and Plan B on hospitality businesses across the country, Cedric Grolet coming to London, and Oakman's expansion plans.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include announcement of 'Plan B' Covid restrictions in England, Hakkasan quietly closing Sake no Hana, and Baton Berisha departing the Ivy Collection.

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