The definitive guide to operators in the UK hospitality industry whose actions are having the greatest impact in 2005.

Click on the names below to view the full profile for each person listed.                                                                      

1

Jamie Oliver

Fifteen & Bambino

2

Francis Mackay

Compass Group

3

David Michels

Hilton Group

4

Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay Holdings

5

Alan Parker

Whitbread

6

Terence Conran

Conran Holdings

7

Ted Tuppen

Enterprise Inns

8

Mike Bailey

Compass Group

9

Heston Blumenthal

The Fat Duck, Hinds Head

10

Karen Jones

Spirit Group

11

Tim Clarke

Mitchells & Butlers

12

Giles Thorley

Punch Taverns

13

Peter Beresford

McDonald's

14

Rick Stein

Seafood Restaurant & other businesses

15

Michael Flaxman

Accor Hotels

16

Alan Jackson

The Restaurant Group

17

Andrew Cosslett

InterContinental Hotels Group

18

Philip Jansen

Sodexho UK & Ireland

19

Tim Martin

JD Wetherspoon

20

Sir Rocco Forte

Rocco Forte Hotels

21

Marco Pierre White

White Star Line Restaurants & others

22

Alastair Storey

BaxterStorey

23

Don Davenport

Compass Group

24

Tim & Kit Kemp

Firmdale Hotels

25

Julian Metcalfe

Pret à Manger

26

Ian Carter

Hilton International Hotels

27

Gordon Campbell Gray

One Aldwych, Campbell Gray Hotels

28

Ralph Findlay

Wolverhampton & Dudley

29

Mike Tye

Premier Travel Inn (Whitbread)

30

Des Gunewardena

Conran Holdings

31

Grant Hearn

Travelodge

32

Mike Audis

Elior UK

33

John Jarvis

Jarvis Hotels

34

Carl Leaver

De Vere Group

35

Phil Hooper

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