Managing Director

How I got here with Matt Thomas, managing director of Searcys restaurant, bar and catering group

How I Got Here: Matt Thomas

By James McAllister

Matt Thomas is managing director of Searcys, whose restaurant and catering portfolio includes the Champagne bar at London’s St Pancras station and Helix on the 39th floor of the Gherkin.

Bill's: All change at the top

Bill's restructures management team

By Mark Wingett

Bill’s Restaurants, the Richard Caring-­backed chain, has carried out a restructuring of its management team, which has seen chief operating officer Roberto Moretti and managing director Scott Macdonald leave the company with immediate effect. 

10 tips for successful al fresco dining


10 tips for successful al fresco dining

By Steven Pike

Steven Pike, managing director of guest experience management company HospitalityGEM, gives his top 10 tips to hospitality operators looking to make a success of their al fresco dining. 


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