Hicce's chef Pip Lacey and Gordy McIntyre to launch food market below restaurant to support suppliers Coronavirus

Hicce pair to launch food market

By James McAllister

Hicce duo Pip Lacey and Gordy McIntyre are to open a food market next week in the space below their restaurant at Coal Drops Yard in London's King's Cross.


Video: How restaurants are gearing up for re-opening

By Joe Lutrario

As the re-opening date for restaurants approaches, operators’ thoughts are turning to how they can re-open safely and economically. Here restaurateurs in Brighton & Hove discuss the challenges they face as they look to start welcoming their diners...

Michelin star chefs virtual banquet raises £60,000 for charity Chefs in Schools

United We Stand

Virtual banquet raises £60,000 for charity Chefs in Schools

By BigHospitality

Chefs including Angela Hartnett, Josh Katz from Berber & Q restaurant, Yotam Ottolenghi, Thomasina Miers and Bubala’s Helen Graham have helped raise almost £60,000 for charity Chefs in Schools.

flash grilled with former Eleven Madison Park chef Matthew Whitfield

Flash-grilled: Matthew Whitfield

By James McAllister

Former Eleven Madison Park chef Matthew Whitfield now oversees the stoves at the Terrace restaurant at The Montagu Arms Hotel in Brockenhurst.

Tommy Banks on reopening Black Swan and Roots restaurants

Tommy Banks on adapting to life after lockdown

By Stefan Chomka

Chef Tommy Banks says that his two restaurants will have to adapt to a post-lockdown word but that he wouldn’t be cutting prices in an attempt to attract people back to his venues.

Flash-grilled with Zuma London executive chef Marco Calenzo

Flash-grilled: Marco Calenzo

By James McAllister

Marco Calenzo is executive chef at the high-end, modern-Japanese restaurant Zuma in London's Knightsbridge

Adam Reid's The French restaurant re-opens bookings

Manchester’s The French re-opens bookings

By Joe Lutrario

Chef Adam Reid’s The French restaurant in Manchester has re-opened bookings, allowing prospective diners to book tables of two only from 1 June.

Flash-grilled with chef and MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima

Flash-grilled: Andrew Kojima

By James McAllister

British-Japanese chef Andrew Kojima - who owns Cheltenham-based casual dining Japanese restaurant Koj, and previously competed on MasterChef - talks about life in lockdown, and his problem with oysters.

Social distancing for restaurant re-openings Coronavirus

The Lowdown: Social distancing in restaurants

By Joe Lutrario

With the Government due to reveal plans for a gradual return to normal later this week, restaurateurs large and small are starting to think about what re-opening for eat-in customers might look like.

Brad Carter chef at Carters of Moseley restaurant Birmingham on meal boxes

Brad Carter: "I don't like to just roll over"

By Joe Lutrario

Birmingham restaurant Carter's of Moseley is now producing up to 140 high-end meal boxes per week for delivery locally and will soon take the service nationwide.

Flash-grilled: Jean- Philippe Blondet

Flash-grilled: Jean-Philippe Blondet

By James McAllister

Jean-Philippe Blondet - who holds the position of executive chef at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester - reflects on his career, and tells us what he's been up to while in lockdown.

How I Got Here with Morty & Bob's founder Charlie Phillips

How I Got Here: Charlie Phillips

By James McAllister

Charlie Phillips, who cut his teeth as a commis chef at The River Café, is the founder of premium fast-casual restaurant brand and grilled-cheese specialist Morty & Bob’s

Flash-grilled with The Wilderness restaurant Alex Claridge

Flash-grilled: Alex Claridge

By James McAllister

The chef owner of The Wilderness restaurant in Birmingham on childhood memories of eating Milkybars, and what he thinks the key to home cookery is.

Flash-grilled with chef James Cochran

Flash-grilled: James Cochran

By James McAllister

The chef patron of Islington restaurant 12:51 talks about how he's keeping busy while in lockdown, and relives the horror of the first time he made his girlfriend dinner at home.

Chef James Sommerin on feeding the NHS

Podcast: James Sommerin on feeding the NHS

By James McAllister

The Michelin-starred chef is preparing thousands of meals a week at his Penarth restaurant to feed hospital workers on the front line of the Coronavirus crisis.

How I Got Here with chef and restaurateur Rohit Ghai

How I Got Here: Rohit Ghai

By James McAllister

A former chef at some of London's leading Indian restaurants, Rohit Ghai opened his first solo restaurant, Kutir, in 2018.

Jobs board launches Hospitality Redeployment Hub

26,000 roles listed on new Hospitality Redeployment Hub

By Joe Lutrario

The UK’s largest hospitality jobs board has listed 26,000 jobs related to the UK’s Coronavirus crisis response to help an estimated 500,000 displaced hospitality workers find short term jobs.

The rise of Sri Lankan restaurants in London including Hoppers, Paradise and Kolamba

Kari the day: the rise of Sri Lankan cuisine

By James McAllister

With Hoppers opening its biggest site to date in London’s King’s Cross last month, and two Sri Lankan restaurants recently launching in Soho, the lesser known subcontinental cuisine has moved into prime London territory.

Great British Menu 2020 returns BBC Two chefs

Great British Menu is back tonight

By Sophie Witts

Amid a flurry of difficult news comes something nice to watch out for - Great British Menu returns to BBC Two tonight (18 March).

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