BIRD considers regional expansion for 2017

BIRD considers regional expansion for 2017

By James Wallin

BIRD, the free­range fried chicken concept, will target expansion into the rest of the UK in 2017 with Leeds and Manchester identified as targets. 

Claude Bosi: adapting is the key to survival


Claude Bosi on Hibiscus reaching its 15th birthday

By Michelle Perrett

This May Hibiscus, the fine-dining restaurant owned by French chef Claude Bosi, celebrates its 15th birthday. The chef tells BigHospitality about his time at the restaurant in both Ludlow and London’s Mayfair and how he manages to keep things fresh after...

Chapman will preserve the pub's atmosphere while adding a personal touch to the menu

Michelin-starred chef takes over Berkshire pub

By Melodie Michel

Chef Dominic Chapman, who earned a Michelin star during his time as head chef at The Royal Oak, has signed a lease to take over The Beehive, an Enterprise Inns pub in White Waltham, Berkshire.

Daniel Clifford says he would rather support other chefs in opening their own restaurants than open more under his name

Daniel Clifford: "I still have a love affair with Midsummer House"

By Emma Eversham

Michelin-starred chef Daniel Clifford says he would prefer to support his chefs in opening their own restaurants rather than launch another business under his name because he would not want his two Michelin-starred restaurant Midsummer House to suffer.

Box-set meals are one way for delegates to enjoy a meal without interrupting the conference

Hotel banqueting: a menu’s ‘strategic’ role in event success

By Lorraine Heller

Hotels looking to build their banqueting operations should use their food as an extension of an event’s content in order to engage delegates and event organisers, and ensure repeat business, according to a recent round table discussion.

BAHA yesterday held its annual conference for hotel executives

The future of hotels, through the eyes of top CEOs

By Lorraine Heller

CEOs and top executives at Malmaison & Hotel du Vin, CitizenM Hotels, Best Western Hotels and InterContinental Hotels Group share their views on what’s in store for the industry, and where hoteliers should be focusing

Galvin La Chapelle was named Best Restaurant Design 2010 after using St. Botolph's Hall's original features

How to turn a single outlet into a chain: Design

By Becky Paskin

Most people rarely get things spot on first time around, and setting up a restaurant, pub or hotel business is no exception. But if you don’t get the design and branding on your second or even third site perfect, you’re in trouble of damaging your business.

Restaurant to Rescue Morpeth Landmark

Restaurant to Rescue Morpeth Landmark

By Alan Lodge

A restaurant is set to open in a historic landmark in Morpeth in the north east in an effort to fund vital repair works on the crumbling Old Court House building.


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