News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.
London retains draw for restaurateurs but inflated rents a turn off
High London rents are creating a “very difficult situation” for those eyeing a move to the UK, with operators faced with the prospect of “working for the landlord”."
Redesign planned for Sketch Lecture Room and Library
“I’m still sketching,” said Mourad Mazouz, founder of Sketch in London's Mayfair, as he revealed he was planning a redesign of the Lecture Room and Library restaurant, which was awarded a third Michelin star in October.
CH&Co chief exec Bill Toner to be inducted into the British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame
Bill Toner, chief executive of catering giant CH&Co, is among five industry leaders to be inducted into the British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame on 23 March.
Works to partially demolish Eastbourne's fire-ravaged Claremont hotel to begin today
Works to partially demolish the fire-ravaged and unstable Claremont hotel in Eastbourne, East Sussex, could begin today. "
Smoke & Salt to close Pop Brixton site this month
Smoke & Salt has announced its last service at Pop Brixton will be on Saturday 29 February, ahead of a bricks-and-mortar opening in Tooting later this year.
Viewpoint: Follow these rules to stand a chance of breaking through the noise of social media
Your marketing must entertain or inform to stand any chance of breaking through the noise of social media, says expert Will Francis