Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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Murder investigation launched after fatal assault at Milton Keynes restaurant

30 December 2021 by

A man has died after being assaulted at a restaurant in Milton Keynes on Monday (27 December).

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No further Covid restrictions for England before Christmas, prime minister confirms

21 December 2021 by

There will be no further Covid restrictions introduced in England before Christmas, the prime minister has confirmed, although further measures could be introduced after the holiday.

Minute on the clock: Anneka Brooks, general manager, Davies and Brook at Claridge’s People

Minute on the clock: Anneka Brooks, general manager, Davies and Brook at Claridge’s

17 December 2021 by

The general manager at Daniel Humm’s Davies and Brook at Claridge’s talks to Emma Lake about[...]

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Restaurant manager stabbed to death in south London

16 December 2021 by

A restaurant manager who was fatally stabbed in south London has been named as Ian Gualavisi.

Hotel Catey-winning concierge Alan Noone joins the Stafford London News

Hotel Catey-winning concierge Alan Noone joins the Stafford London

16 December 2021 by

The Stafford London has appointed Hotel Catey award winner Alan Noone to be its executive head[...]

MPs approve the introduction of Covid passes from Wednesday News

MPs approve the introduction of Covid passes from Wednesday

14 December 2021 by

MPs have approved the introduction of Covid passes in England to allow access to nightclubs and[...]

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Luca Virgilio appointed general manager of the Dorchester

13 December 2021

Luca Virgilio has been appointed general manager of the Dorchester following the departure of Robert Whitfield earlier this year.

Pub owner apologises after being accused of using Track and Trace details to text female customer News

Pub owner apologises after being accused of using Track and Trace details to text female customer

13 December 2021

The owner of a Cardiff pub has apologised after he was accused of using a personal phone number given to fulfil Track and Trace requirements to tell a female customer she had a “super pretty face”.

Sauna fire prompts partial evacuation of Belfry hotel News

Sauna fire prompts partial evacuation of Belfry hotel

10 December 2021 by

Fire fighters were called to the Ryder Cup hosting Belfry hotel in Warwickshire this morning after[...]

Sacha Lord launches Axe the Red Wall Tax campaign to reverse VAT rise News

Sacha Lord launches Axe the Red Wall Tax campaign to reverse VAT rise

10 December 2021 by

Sacha Lord has launched a campaign to reverse the hospitality VAT increase in light of the[...]

Menuwatch: Tallow, Tunbridge Wells, Kent Chef

Menuwatch: Tallow, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

09 December 2021 by

Classic combinations are given super-charged flavours at Rob and Donna Taylor’s new Kent restaurant. Emma Lake[...]

Gold Service Scholarship 2022 finalists announced News

Gold Service Scholarship 2022 finalists announced

01 December 2021 by

Eight finalists have been announced for the 2022 Gold Service Scholarship, the competition for young, front-of-house[...]

Pitcher & Piano bar closed following spate of suspected spikings News

Pitcher & Piano bar closed following spate of suspected spikings

25 November 2021

A bar in Tunbridge Wells has been closed after seven people reported suspicions they may have been spiked – including two who suggested a substance could have been administered using a needle.

James Knappett, JKS and Dominic Jacobs to reopen Fitzrovia pub the George News

James Knappett, JKS and Dominic Jacobs to reopen Fitzrovia pub the George

23 November 2021

Chef James Knappett of two-Michelin-starred Kitchen Table, esteemed operators JKS and publican Dominic Jacobs have reunited to reopen the George pub in Fitzrovia.

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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