Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

Profiles

Minute on the clock: Gianluca D’Angelo celebrates five years of Zia Lucia

23 July 2021 by

Gianluca D’Angelo, co-founder of Zia Lucia, the pizza brand known for its four distinct dough offerings, celebrates the business’s fifth birthday this year with the opening of its sixth neighbourhood site.

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Tom Aikens appoints Sam Ashton-Booth to lead development

15 July 2021 by

Sam Ashton-Booth has joined Tom Aikens’ team as head of research and development, with a brief covering various projects including flagship Michelin-starred restaurant Muse.

Hospitality sales dive by 48% in the third quarter News

Hospitality sales dive by 48% in the third quarter

30 October 2020 by

Hospitality sales dived by 48% in the third quarter of 2020, equating to a year-on-year fall[...]

Revelations: Lorna McNee, head chef, Cail Bruich, Glasgow Chef

Revelations: Lorna McNee, head chef, Cail Bruich, Glasgow

30 October 2020 by

What is your favourite prepared product? "Co-op Irresistible salt and vinegar crisps"

Gordon Ramsay announces new site, saying ‘we have to get this economy kickstarted’ News

Gordon Ramsay announces new site, saying ‘we have to get this economy kickstarted’

30 October 2020 by

Gordon Ramsay has announced plans to open a new Street Pizza site in London’s Southwark, as[...]

Mayor of London calls for action to save hospitality jobs as redundancies rise News

Mayor of London calls for action to save hospitality jobs as redundancies rise

30 October 2020 by

The mayor of London has called for further support to save hospitality jobs amid warnings redundancies[...]

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed' News

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed'

29 October 2020

Details of the financial support available across Scotland’s new five-tier system are urgently needed, UKHospitality has said, after first minister Nicola Sturgeon set out which areas would be placed in each level.

Guests report app overload driven by increase in mobile ordering News

Guests report app overload driven by increase in mobile ordering

28 October 2020

As ever more hospitality operators turn to mobile ordering to solve hygiene issues associated with menus, guests are becoming frustrated by having to download multiple apps that serve the same purpose.

All in the family: the next generation of the Stein empire Restaurant

All in the family: the next generation of the Stein empire

28 October 2020 by

While Jill and Rick might be the most recognisable Stein names, the events of this year[...]

Salary threshold for migrant workers to settle in the UK reduced News

Salary threshold for migrant workers to settle in the UK reduced

26 October 2020 by

The £35,800 minimum salary requirement for migrant workers to apply for settlement in the UK has[...]

Reviews: Afternoon Tea by Rose leaves Gaby Soutar wondering if founder Rose Gregory is “genius or magician News

Reviews: Afternoon Tea by Rose leaves Gaby Soutar wondering if founder Rose Gregory is “genius or magician"

26 October 2020 by

Afternoon Tea by Rose, available in Leith and Edinburgh, leaves Gaby Soutar of The Scotsman wondering[...]

Westminster Council shelves plans for al fresco dining levy News

Westminster Council shelves plans for al fresco dining levy

26 October 2020 by

Westminster Council has shelved plans to levy businesses serving customers outdoors during the winter months after[...]

‘Extremely low’ hospitality transmission rates highlight ‘unjustified’ restrictions News

‘Extremely low’ hospitality transmission rates highlight ‘unjustified’ restrictions

26 October 2020

“Extremely low” transmission rates, which have seen just 0.0003% of customers notify businesses of Covid-19 cases, have renewed calls for governments to rethink their restrictions on hospitality.

Scotland extends hospitality restrictions for another week News

Scotland extends hospitality restrictions for another week

21 October 2020

The closure of bars and restaurants in Scotland’s central belt has been extended for another week, alongside the country’s 6pm curfew and curbs of the sale of alcohol.

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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