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Flash-grilled with Tomas Lidakevicius former City Social executive chef Turnips Borough

Flash-grilled: Tomas Lidakevicius

By James McAllister

Former City Social executive chef Tomas Lidakevicius recently partnered with family-run Borough Market stall holder Turnips to launch a new al fresco restaurant space.

Flash-grilled with Seabird head chef Javier Duarte

Flash-grilled: Javier Duarte

By James McAllister

Former Barrafina head chef Javier Duarte recently took over the stoves at Seabird, the swanky hotel restaurant located on the 14th floor of The Hoxton in London's Southwark.

Opening of the month: JOY chef Stevie Parle Portobello Dock London Al fresco restaurant

Opening of the month: JOY

By James McAllister

Stevie Parle has returned to Portobello Dock with JOY, an outdoor restaurant and retail space described as being ‘a positive moment in a difficult time’.

BAME in Hospitality not-for-profit organisation launches mentorship scheme

BAME in Hospitality launches mentorship scheme

By James McAllister

Not-for-profit organisation BAME in Hospitality has announced the creation of a new mentorship scheme to support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic employees within the sector.

Wingmans lands in London Soho huge 150-cover restaurant fried chicken

Wingmans lands in Soho

By James McAllister

Cult chicken concept Wingmans is to open a huge 150-cover restaurant on the former Belgo site in London's Soho next week.

Kitchen Table to takeover Bubbledogs space

Kitchen Table to takeover Bubbledogs space

By Joe Lutrario

James Knappett and Sandia Chang’s diminutive Fitzrovia fine dining restaurant Kitchen Table is to expand into the space that was previously home to their Champagne and hot dog concept Bubbledogs.

Flash-grilled with Xier chef owner Carlo Scotto

Flash-grilled: Carlo Scotto

By James McAllister

Carlo Scotto is the chef owner of 'double-billed fine and casual dining' Modern European restaurant Xier in London's Marylebone.

Flash-grilled Manteca chef cofounder Chris Leach

Flash-grilled: Chris Leach

By James McAllister

Former Petersham Nurseries chef Chris Leach launched the recently reopened Manteca with Smokestak’s David Carter late last year, having established the concept during a four-month residency at 10 Heddon Street.

UK will not compete in Bocuse d’Or Europe 2020

UK will not compete in Bocuse d’Or Europe 2020

By Joe Lutrario

The Bocuse d’Or UK Academy has withdrawn Team UK from the European selection of the Bocuse d’Or citing the Coronavirus pandemic and the strain that it has placed on the wider UK hospitality industry.

Chef Atul Kochhar opens Vaasu restaurant in Marlow

Atul Kochhar doubles up in Marlow with Vaasu

By Joe Lutrario

Atul Kochhar has doubled his presence in the affluent Buckinghamshire town of Marlow with the opening of Vaasu today (10 July) in the site that was once home to veteran Italian restaurant Villa D’Este.

Today's Special online auction raises £225k for Hospitality Action and Action Against Hunger charities

Today's Special raises £225k

By James McAllister

An industry fundraiser spearheaded by Hawksmoor co-founder Huw Gott and Pho marketing director Libby Andrews has successfully raised more than £225,000.

Brighton cocktail bar The Fix to close permanently Dan Kenny The Set Coronavirus

Brighton cocktail bar The Fix to close permanently

By James McAllister

Chef Dan Kenny has confirmed the closure of The Fix, the neighbourhood-style cocktail bar that operated alongside his trendy Brighton restaurant The Set within the Artist Residence hotel.

Flash-grilled: Angelo Sato

Flash-grilled: Angelo Sato

By James McAllister

Chef Angelo Sato, who has previously cooked at a number of restaurants in New York and Tokyo, now operates grab-and-go sushi concept Omoide in London's Bermondsey.

Fine dining restaurants announce re-opening dates

Fine dining restaurants announce reopening dates and plans

By Joe Lutrario

Some of the countries most vaunted restaurants are gearing up for re-opening despite a lack of clarity from Government on when the industry can re-open for eat-in and what safety measures will need to be in place.

Chef Alex Jackson and Stevie Parle's Sardine restaurant London announces permanent closure Coronavirus

Sardine announces permanent closure

By James McAllister

Chef Alex Jackson's Sardine in London's Hoxton will not reopen once the Coronavirus lockdown is lifted, as it says it 'doesn't have the resources to trade through the inevitably difficult times ahead'.

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