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Slim Chickens opens fourth UK site

Slim Chickens opens fourth UK site

By James McAllister

The Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) has converted another of its Ed’s Easy Diner sites into a Slim Chickens restaurant, as it continues to expand the US-hatched chicken brand in the UK.

Wahlburgers plans to open 15 sites across the UK

Wahlburgers plans to open 15 sites across the UK

By James McAllister & Finn Scott-Delany

Casual dining burger and bar brand Wahlburgers is hoping to rapidly expand operations in the UK, BigHospitality’s sister website MCA has learnt.

A year in review: the hospitality sector in 2017

A year in review: the hospitality sector in 2017

By Sophie Witts

From surprise restaurant closures, new approaches to tackling the chef shortage and signs the burger boom could be going bust, 2017 was another busy year for the hospitality sector. We look back at some of the biggest stories of the last 12 months.

Should chefs be putting jellyfish on their menus

Are you ready for this jelly?

By Joe Lutrario

With fish stocks under intense pressure, chefs are casting their nets a little wider and looking to less obvious marine species. Would you put jellyfish and chips on your menu?

Employing staff legally: How restaurants can avoid recruitment mistakes

Employing staff legally: How restaurants can avoid recruitment mistakes

By Esther Smith

East London curry house Tayyabs was forced to shut down for 48 hours last week for allegedly employing illegal workers it claims were not properly vetted by an external recruitment company. Here Esther Smith, partner at UK law firm TLT, explains how restaurants...