Julien Richard wins 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire

Julien Richard wins 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire

By Hannah Thompson

Chef Julien Richard from Hotel Bendor in Les Iles Paul Ricard in France has won the 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire International contest, whose judging panel included Michel Roux Jr from Le Gavroche and Amandine Chaignot from the Rosewood Hotel in...

Cooler climate wines like Riesling and Gruner Veltliner are proving hits with customers


Restaurants sell more cool climate wines

By Emma Eversham

Restaurants, hotels and pubs are stocking more wines from cool climate regions to help fuel diner demand for lighter, fresher and food-friendly styles.

Pouring champagne requires skills and knowledge

60-Second Skill: Pouring champagne

By Melodie Michel

As demonstrated at the Moet UK Sommelier of the Year competition, champagne pouring requires skills and knowledge. BigHospitality gets top tips from this year's winner Kathrine Larsen.