We round-up some of this week's main hospitality news stories including the industry's dismay at London going into tier three, the end of Roganic in Marylebone and brewer SA Brain putting itself up for sale. ...
Weeks of planning to reopen, creating Christmas menus, ordering food and taking bookings have been wasted for many hospitality businesses in London and parts of the south east as the capital moves into tier 3 tomorrow (16 December).
The New Zealand-born chef and restaurateur, who is now a 50:50 owner of Tredwells in Covent Garden with Marcus Wareing, talks about tackling staff shortages, plant-based cooking and serving tasting menus for kids.
Fresh from being named winner of MasterChef: The Professionals 2014, Jamie Scott has spoken to BigHospitality about how it feels to win the show, where he finds inspiration as a chef and his plans for the future.
Marcus Wareing is to shut his two Michelin-starred restaurant Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley for more than two months to allow for renovation work which will enable him to re-launch it with a new focus and new name in March.