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Chris Gamm

Chris Gamm

Editor

Chris Gamm is the editor of The Caterer and leads the brand in print, online and through its prestigious portfolio of events, which include the Cateys, Acorn Awards, Caterer Summits, Product Excellence Awards and UK Sommelier of the Year.

Profiles

The Caterer interview: Catherine Roe, Elior UK – ‘It’s a whole new way of thinking’

19 August 2020 by

The chief executive of contract caterer Elior UK is confident that deserted offices will regain their workers and that rethinking the business' offering is key to tempting cautious customers back.

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Industry must commit to track and trace, warns UK Hospitality

13 August 2020 by

The hospitality industry has been urged to commit to track and trace schemes after a Sky News investigation found pubs and bars ignoring government guidance in areas with rising cases.

Facemasks: operators in limbo where retail and foodservice boundaries blur News

Facemasks: operators in limbo where retail and foodservice boundaries blur

15 July 2020 by

Hospitality operators with both retail and restaurant offers were left to decide whether their staff and[...]

London footfall fear as top firms aim to bring back half of workers News

London footfall fear as top firms aim to bring back half of workers

15 July 2020 by

Operators’ concerns about “deserted” London streets have taken a further setback after the City’s top 30[...]

Yorke Arms to close restaurant and reopen as ‘country house for hire’ Restaurant

Yorke Arms to close restaurant and reopen as ‘country house for hire’

13 July 2020 by

The Yorke Arms, which held a Michelin star for 16 years up to October 2019, will[...]

Oxfordshire pub bans under-25s in the evening for flouting virus measures Pub & Bar

Oxfordshire pub bans under-25s in the evening for flouting virus measures

10 July 2020 by

The Royal Standard pub in Wallingford, Oxfordshire has banned under-25s in the evening for “refusing to[...]

Dine Asado founder: ‘Restaurants must innovate to plug coronavirus revenue gaps’ News

Dine Asado founder: ‘Restaurants must innovate to plug coronavirus revenue gaps’

06 July 2020

Restaurants must look for innovative ways to plug drops in revenue caused by trading restrictions, according to the founder of new food delivery brand Dine Asado.

Revelations: Scott Paton, head chef, Boringdon Hall Chef

Revelations: Scott Paton, head chef, Boringdon Hall

03 July 2020

What was your best subject at school? Graphic design – for a few years at school I was torn between graphics and cooking

Hospitality relaxation podcasts launched by Now Pause campaign News

Hospitality relaxation podcasts launched by Now Pause campaign

03 July 2020 by

Hospitality wellbeing campaign Now Pause has released a series of five-minute relaxation podcasts to help with[...]

Parkdean Resorts launches £4.5m campaign to capitalise on record year for staycations News

Parkdean Resorts launches £4.5m campaign to capitalise on record year for staycations

03 July 2020 by

Parkdean Resorts has hired 1,500 new members of staff and launched a £4.5m marketing campaign, its[...]

Operators asked to collect customer and staff contact details News

Operators asked to collect customer and staff contact details

03 July 2020 by

Operators are being asked to collect customer and staff contact details to support NHS Test and[...]

Government publishes hospitality reopening guidance News

Government publishes hospitality reopening guidance

24 June 2020 by

The government has released its guidance for restaurants, hotels, accommodation and leisure businesses reopening from 4[...]

The Caterer to resume printing from 3 July issue News

The Caterer to resume printing from 3 July issue

24 June 2020

The Caterer will resume distributing printed copies of the weekly magazine from 3 July issue after moving to digital-only in April shortly after the UK went into lockdown.

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Fundraiser launched to honour families of NHS workers who died fighting coronavirus

17 June 2020

The father and son team behind the London Hospitality Festival are looking to raise £25,000 to honour the families of the 181 NHS workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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