Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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Asma Khan confirms plans to move Darjeeling Express to 'show off' all-female brigade

22 March 2022 by

Asma Khan has said she plans to move Darjeeling Express to a site with an open kitchen so she can “show off” her all-female team.

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Andrew Clarke and Daniel Watkins partner with brewery to open live fire restaurant

22 March 2022 by

Chefs Andrew Clarke and Daniel Watkins will open live fire concept Acme Fire Cult on 1 April, showcasing flame-cooked vegetables cooked with the by-products of brewing.

Restaurant insolvencies jump by a fifth in Q4 2021 News

Restaurant insolvencies jump by a fifth in Q4 2021

13 March 2022 by

Restaurant insolvencies jumped by a fifth in the last quarter of 2021 reaching 354, compared to[...]

Restaurant owner ordered to pay £30,000 after inspectors found dead mice and rotting food News

Restaurant owner ordered to pay £30,000 after inspectors found dead mice and rotting food

11 March 2022 by

The director of a pizza restaurant where health inspectors found dead mice, rotting food and rubber[...]

'You wouldn't say female doctor': Calls for gender equality on International Women's Day News

'You wouldn't say female doctor': Calls for gender equality on International Women's Day

09 March 2022 by

“You wouldn’t say female doctor”, Sally Abé, consultant chef at the Conrad London St James, told[...]

Entrée’s first UK bakery is a Wes Anderson design dream Business

Entrée’s first UK bakery is a Wes Anderson design dream

08 March 2022 by

The symmetry, saturated colour and layered depth of a Wes Anderson film still has been brought[...]

Energy hikes exceed 200% as hospitality operators report difficulties securing provision News

Energy hikes exceed 200% as hospitality operators report difficulties securing provision

07 March 2022

Energy price hikes exceeding 200% are being reported by hospitality companies with some energy providers refusing to even issue quotes to businesses.

Chef Tyler King returns to Edinburgh to open Bridge 15 News

Chef Tyler King returns to Edinburgh to open Bridge 15

04 March 2022

A former senior sous chef at Michelin-starred Prism restaurant in Berlin is to open a modern Scottish restaurant within the Bridge Inn, Edinburgh, later this month.

Roux Scholarship 2022 regional finalists announced News

Roux Scholarship 2022 regional finalists announced

04 March 2022 by

The regional finalists of the Roux Scholarship 2022 have been announced by chairmen Alain Roux and[...]

Shangri-La the Shard London announces new culinary appointments News

Shangri-La the Shard London announces new culinary appointments

03 March 2022 by

Shangri-La the Shard London has announced the appointments of Paolo Belloni as executive chef and Leyre[...]

Sodexo makes key appointments to education business News

Sodexo makes key appointments to education business

01 March 2022 by

Sodexo has appointed Philip Smith as chief executive for its schools and universities business in the[...]

News analysis: Gender pay gap widens in hospitality In-Depth

News analysis: Gender pay gap widens in hospitality

01 March 2022 by

The pandemic may have set women’s economic progress back a generation. Emma Lake explores how to[...]

Julie McEwan joins Fridays as chief operating officer News

Julie McEwan joins Fridays as chief operating officer

23 February 2022

Julie McEwan has been appointed chief operating officer of casual dining chain Fridays and will oversee all its UK sites.

Jake O'Riley appointed head chef at London's South Place hotel News

Jake O'Riley appointed head chef at London's South Place hotel

22 February 2022

Jake O’Riley has been appointed head chef of South Place hotel in east London and will oversee its Chop House restaurant, cocktail venue 3 Bar and all private and corporate events.

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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