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Restaurant trends to watch in 2016

Restaurant trends to watch in 2016

By Sophie Witts

A boom in tech-driven delivery, rising staff wages and changes to tipping laws: BigHospitality predicts what's on the menu for the restaurant industry in 2016.

Steve Holmes, managing director of Ask Italian, talked to Restaurant magazine about the rollout of the concept's new restaurant branding, design and menu - photo credit John Carey

Ask Italian: Business Profile

By William Drew

The competition may be fierce and its rivals more fashionable, but Steve Holmes has taken to the tough job of revitalising mainstream chain Ask Italian with gusto.

Simon Blagden, managing director of Jamie's Italian and Best Individual 2011

Jamie’s Italian’s Blagden claims top award

By Mark Wingett

Simon Blagden, the man who has led the roll out of the Jamie’s Italian chain, has been singled out by his peers as the stand-out individual in the eating-out and drinking-out market.


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