With London restaurants struggling to find chefs, the capital’s catering colleges are once again feeling the heat. Could student restaurant OKN1 in Hackney, which focuses on preparing chefs for the psychological rigours of the workplace, hold the answer?
Arjun Varma founded the Indian restaurant Vama in Chelsea, as well as the V8 Gourmet restaurant group. His newest project, Indian restaurant Chakra in Kensington, is set to launch a major expansion drive.
Holly Eggleton runs the Pony & Trap in Chew Magna with her brother Josh Eggleton where she is responsible for front and back-of-house operations. She is also involved with the Salt and Malt café; the company's outside catering business and new...
The Clink Charity – the hospitality and restaurant training scheme for prisoners operating across the UK – reduces re-offending rates among male ex-offenders by a “statistically significant” 41 per cent, a new report has shown.
Leo Rodley, executive chef at 76 Portland Place, has launched a campaign - Real Food - in order to encourage event catering chefs to showcase their use of quality, seasonal produce and change the negative stereotypes surrounding meeting and event food.
Heston Blumenthal has spoken about how he became involved with bespoke event caterer Rhubarb and has revealed details of the historically-inspired menus which will be on offer at The Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street.
Event contract caterer and restaurant operator Rhubarb has announced it will create two new restaurants and a canapé & champagne bar as part of the Sky Garden events space in the 20 Fenchurch Street skyscraper development.
Michelin-starred chef and Isle of Wight ambassador Robert Thompson has today announced the launch of a new business, Robert Thompson Event Catering, which will provide catering for homes, offices and venues across the island.
Raymond Blanc, Spirit Pub Company, The Clink and Sark Island Hotels are among hospitality professionals and businesses nominated for the Footprint Awards 2012 which celebrates sustainable and environmental excellence in the foodservice supply chain.
BigHospitality takes a look at some festive-themed food including Redwood’s turkey-style vegetarian Celebration Roast and Brakes tapas range and game casserole. All of these food products are sure to make your business stand out from the crowd during...
Event and venue caterers are being urged to check that their food and drink offerings are in line with consumer trends so they can take advantage of predicted growth across the sector in the next four years.
Pearl chef Jun Tanaka and Mark Jankel, chef and founder of The Food Initiative, will take their mobile Street Kitchen unit to Finsbury Avenue Square for three months to bring “gourmet grub” to the City’s business population.