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Flash-grilled: Monika Linton

Flash-grilled: Monika Linton

By Georgia Bronte

Monika Linton founded Brindisa, one of the capital's most loved Spanish food shops, in the 1980s. Now comprising five tapas restaurants and shops, the group is regarded as one of the most knowledgeable authorities on Spanish food in the UK.

Dining out in digital times

Dining out in digital times

By Restaurant Magazine

Technological advances have been driving and impacting diner behaviours over the past few years with increasing significance. Restaurant magazine gathered a group of operators to discuss how diner behaviour has changed, what trends may emerge in the coming...

Harry Cragoe of The Gallivant on why banning tips is good for business

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Harry Cragoe of The Gallivant on why banning tips is good for business

By Sophie Witts

Harry Cragoe, owner of The Gallivant restaurant with rooms in Camber, pays all his staff a minimum of £9 per hour and has launched the #toohiptotip campaign to ban service charges in restaurants. He believes more hospitality businesses need to use a similar...

Vivien Sirotkin, operations director, QHotels

Pearls of Wisdom: Vivien Sirotkin

By Luke Nicholls

In a week that marks International Women’s Day, there is no one better placed to give her thoughts on life, her career and hospitality than Vivien Sirotkin. With over 30 years experience in the industry, Sirotkin - currently director of hotel operations...

Orchid offers staff at each of itssites the opportunity tonominate a community project

Corporate Responsibility: Orchid Group

By Rachel Johnson

At 290 sites, Orchid is one of the largest food-led pub groups in the country, which is why Paul Cutsforth, the group’s operations director, is happy to give something back to the community, both at home and away.