Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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Former Dabbous head chef partners with GM Adam Symonds to open Islington pub

22 February 2022 by

Former head chef of Dabbous Rob Tecwyn is to open a neighbourhood pub in Islington with general manager Adam Symonds, previously of Orasay and Six Portland Road.

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Richard and Lindsey Johns announce departure from the Hovingham Inn

21 February 2022 by

Richard and Lindsey Johns have announced they will leave the Hovingham Inn in North Yorkshire in late spring after making the “very difficult decision” not to renew their lease.

Hospitality's gender pay gap increases for first time in three years News

Hospitality's gender pay gap increases for first time in three years

03 February 2022 by

Hospitality’s gender pay gap increased for the first time in three years in 2020/2021, according to[...]

Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2022 to reveal new stars on 16 February News

Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2022 to reveal new stars on 16 February

27 January 2022 by

Michelin will reveal which restaurants have received, and lost, stars in the Great Britain and Ireland[...]

Book review: How to Cook Meat Properly by Paul Foster with Brett Connor Chef

Book review: How to Cook Meat Properly by Paul Foster with Brett Connor

27 January 2022 by

Paul Foster introduces his second book with an ode to meat.

Bartlett Mitchell changes name to BM in post-Covid strategy launch Foodservice News

Bartlett Mitchell changes name to BM in post-Covid strategy launch

27 January 2022 by

Bartlett Mitchell has changed its name to BM as it launches a new post-Covid brand strategy.

Corbin & King placed in administration as shareholder dispute intensifies News

Corbin & King placed in administration as shareholder dispute intensifies

25 January 2022

Corbin & King has been placed into administration by major shareholder Minor Hotels as a dispute with founder Jeremy King over the direction of the company escalates further.

Corbin & King looks to secure itself against investor News

Corbin & King looks to secure itself against investor

23 January 2022

Corbin & King has taken steps to demonstrate its solvency as tensions with investor Minor Hotels appear to become heated.

Daniel Galmiche thanks colleagues as wife’s cancer battle fundraiser approaches £100,000 News

Daniel Galmiche thanks colleagues as wife’s cancer battle fundraiser approaches £100,000

21 January 2022 by

Chef Daniel Galmiche has thanked colleagues from across hospitality following support for a fundraiser to support[...]

2022 is an opportunity but not as you’ve seen it before News

2022 is an opportunity but not as you’ve seen it before

21 January 2022 by

Hospitality is on the rise with 2022 expected to bring opportunities and many a missed celebration,[...]

What happened to Vanilla Black? An interview with founder Andrew Dargue People

What happened to Vanilla Black? An interview with founder Andrew Dargue

19 January 2022 by

Andrew Dargue’s ideas about vegetarian food made restaurant Vanilla Black stand out from the lentil-hued competition

News analysis: What is the future of meat? In-Depth

News analysis: What is the future of meat?

18 January 2022 by

With veganism on the rise and meat substitutes increasing in popularity, Emma Lake explores the place[...]

Design: Leven hotel, Manchester, from warehouse to boutique hotel Hotel

Design: Leven hotel, Manchester, from warehouse to boutique hotel

03 January 2022

Timothy Griffin breathes life into this Manchester warehouse, transforming it into a hotel with a fresh look that unites with the old brickwork. Emma Lake reports

Health minister suggests further support unnecessary as hospitality venues 'pretty full' News

Health minister suggests further support unnecessary as hospitality venues 'pretty full'

30 December 2021

Health minister Gillian Keegan has suggested further support for hospitality will not be necessary as restaurants are “pretty full”.

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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