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Annabel’s club chefs announced Caprice Holdings London

Trio of top chefs announced for new Annabel’s club

By Hannah Thompson

Soon-to-reopen private members’ club Annabel’s - part of Caprice Holdings - has announced a trio of chefs set to take over its new dining spaces, including a former chef at The Grill at The Dorchester.

Charles Smith named head chef at Lords of the Manor

Charles Smith named head chef at Lords of the Manor

By Sophie Witts

Former Young National Chef of the Year (YNCOTY) winner Charles Smith has been appointed head chef at the Michelin-starred Lords of the Manor hotel and restaurant in the Cotswolds.

Bel & the Dragon gastropub Business Profile

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Bel & the Dragon - the pub group with fine dining flair

By Stefan Chomka

There isn’t a burger on the menu at any of Bel & the Dragon’s seven pubs. Or bangers and mash for that matter. And while fish and chips does make an appearance at one of its sites, the classic pub dish is noticeably lacking from the menu everywhere...

People on the Move: February 2017

People on the Move: February 2017

By Hannah Thompson

From a new head chef at luxury Hampshire hotel Chewton Glen, new director and chef positions at D&D London, new restaurant manager at Simpsons in Birmingham, and more, it's been a busy month in hospitality moves

People On The Move In Hospitality: November 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: November 2016

By Hannah Thompson

From key board and chef appointments at D&D London, and new chefs and managers nationwide, to new roles at top hotel groups Brown's, Travelodge and Hilton, we look at the biggest moves this month

People On The Move In Hospitality: September 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: September 2016

By Hannah Thompson

The back-to-school month brings a host of new appointments, including Yu Sugimoto as new head chef at The Square, Alicia Storey at the Passford House Hotel in Lymington, Jim Slater as managing director of Chipotle in Europe. 

Drake's restaurant names Fred Clapperton as head chef

Drake's restaurant appoints new head chef

By Sophie Witts

Fred Clapperton has replaced Steve Drake as the head chef at Drake’s Restaurant in Ripley, Surrey following the former owner’s departure.

People on the Move in Hospitality: April 2016

People on the Move in Hospitality: April 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month's appointments include Stephen Alden at the Set Hotel Group, Ian Swainson as new head chef at The Pass at South Lodge Hotel and Dale Osborne as executive chef at Aqua Shard in London.