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People on the Move in Hospitality: July 2014

People on the Move in Hospitality: July 2014

By Carina Perkins

We've rounded up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry, with the past month seeing key appointments at venues including The Highwayman, Mayfair's 34 restaurant and The Kensington Hotel, as well as head office positions...

Harvey Ayliffe is the new head chef at 34

Harvey Ayliffe announced as new 34 head chef

By Melodie Michel

Caprice Holdings has announced that Harvey Ayliffe will be taking over from Paul Brown as head chef of Mayfair’s 34 restaurant this coming Saturday (12 July).

People on the Move in Hospitality: May 2014

People on the Move in Hospitality: May 2014

By Carina Perkins

We've rounded up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry, with the past month seeing a number of key appointments at hotels and restaurants including The Trafalger Hotel, InterContinental London Park and Terre à Terre.

Adam Handling, Scott Davies and Steven Edwards

MasterChef magic: Business has tripled since the show

By Melodie Michel

Business has flourished at the restaurants headed by MasterChef: the Professionals 2013 finalists, Steven Edwards, Adam Handling and Scott Davies revealed in an exclusive interview with BigHospitality.

Ox and Finch  is situated on Sauchiehall Street in the bustling area of Glasgow’s Kelvingrove. Logo by Kerr Vernon Graphic Design

Ox and Finch restaurant to open in Glasgow

By Lauren Houghton

Former head chef of the McLaren Formula One team Jonathan MacDonald is launching new restaurant Ox and Finch in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove next month.

Dagmara Glesmer-Salamon has become the general manager of Vapiano's Great Portland Street branch

People on the Move in Hospitality: January 2014

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the industry with the past month seeing a number of key appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including the Dorchester Collection, Vapiano and Anglian Country Inns. 

Paul Foster will join the Dining Room restaurant at Mallory Court Hotel in February

Paul Foster to leave Tuddenham Mill

By Luke Nicholls

Chef Paul Foster is leaving Tuddenham Mill to take up the position of head chef at The Dining Room restaurant, situated within Mallory Court Hotel near Royal Leamington Spa in Warwickshire.

Simon Walley and Charlie Skelton have joined the Houndgate Townhouse hotel in Darlington

People on the Move in Hospitality: October 2013

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the industry with the past month seeing a number of key appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including and Levy Restaurants, Jurys Inn and Mr Cooper's House & Garden.

Spencer Burge has been appointed as head chef of Bertram's Restaurant

People on the Move in Hospitality: June 2013

By Luke Nicholls

In this exclusive gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including The Midland, One Canada Square and Brakspear. 

Mike Jennings, head chef at Grenache believes that staying true to what you do and not listening to critics will help build a successful career

Mike Jennings: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

Mike Jennings worked for Shaun Rankin, Nigel Howarth and Gary Rhodes before moving back to Lancashire to take up the role of head chef at Worsley-based restaurant Grenache. The chef works in a 'gadget-free' kitchen, believing a back to basics...

Richard Edwards has been apointed as head chef of Lords of the Manor

People on the Move in Hospitality: April 2013

By Luke Nicholls

In this exclusive gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including Starwood, Pizza Express and Fuller's.

Former Rochelle Canteen head chef James Ferguson is looking forward to seeing a packed restaurant in his new role as head chef of The Beagle

James Ferguson: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

James Ferguson, head chef at the newly-opened Shoreditch restaurant Beagle, talks about how he made his way up the career ladder and why you won't see him chasing Michelin stars.