Hotel Du Vin

Michel Roux with his trainees

AFWS training scheme follows Michel Roux TV show

By Lorraine Heller

The Academy of Food and Wine Service has launched a training framework that it hopes will continue the momentum created by the BBC2 series Michel Roux's Service, which aimed to raise the profile of front-of-house careers.

The Malmaison operator has not opened a new hotel for some time

MWB predicts fourth quarter growth

By Martyn Leek

MWB Group, the company behind Hotel Du Vin and Malmaison, has confirmed it expects fourth quarter underlying profit to show improvement on the same period last year

Stephen Beech, general manager at Mottram Hall in Cheshire

De Vere and Hotel du Vin appointments

By Becky Paskin

The De Vere group has appointed a new general manager for Mottram Hall Hotel in Cheshire, while the Hotel du Vin and Malmaison group appoints a new sales director

Customers are spending more on food and drink at Malmaison

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin trade 'encouraging' says MWB

By Emma Eversham

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin owner MWB Group Holdings said today it had experienced a 'strengthening of the business' across both brands in September with room rates and customer food and drink spend both up on the previous months

Laura Rhys’s BigTalent

Laura Rhys’s BigTalent

By Becky Paskin

Just weeks after winning the 2009 UK Sommelier of the Year, Hotel Terravina’s head sommelier Laura Rhys tells Becky Paskin how having Gerard Basset as a mentor has helped her career take off

Pub du Vin opens in Birmingham

Pub du Vin opens in Birmingham

By Jo Bruce

Marylebone Warwick Balfour opens its second Pub du Vin site in Birmingham underneath the citys Hotel du Vin

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin sales steady

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin sales steady

By Emma Eversham

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin owner/operator MWB reports a marginal fall in food and beverage sales last year while occupancy and room rate stayed steady