Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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Titchwell Manor appoints Oliver Bacon-Hilton as head chef

22 November 2021 by

Titchwell Manor has announced the appointment of Oliver Bacon-Hilton as its new head chef.

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RedCat Pub Company acquires Dorset's Manor House hotel

22 November 2021 by

RedCat Pub Company has purchased the Grade-II listed, 13-bedroom Manor House hotel in Dorset off a guide price of £1.7m.

MPs call for action on 'most extraordinary horror' of needle spiking News

MPs call for action on 'most extraordinary horror' of needle spiking

09 November 2021 by

“Will something terrible have to happen” before action is taken to curb rising reports of both[...]

Search for Roux Scholar 2022 launched News

Search for Roux Scholar 2022 launched

08 November 2021 by

The Roux family has launched its search for a 2022 scholar, offering a prize of up[...]

Harrods restaurant workers to be balloted over strike action News

Harrods restaurant workers to be balloted over strike action

04 November 2021 by

Restaurant workers at Harrods department store are to be balloted over strike action in response to[...]

‘Our hotels are very much experiences’ – the Apartment Group’s Debrah Dhugga on 2022 openings Hotel

‘Our hotels are very much experiences’ – the Apartment Group’s Debrah Dhugga on 2022 openings

04 November 2021 by

Hired to oversee the Apartment Group’s portfolio of restaurants, hotels and venues just months before lockdown,[...]

Greggs in High Court bid to secure business interruption payout News

Greggs in High Court bid to secure business interruption payout

01 November 2021

Bakery chain Greggs has filed papers with the High Court claiming insurer Zurich owes it some £100m in business interruption insurance, following the forced closure of branches during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Good Food Guide to be given 'new lease of life' following purchase News

Good Food Guide to be given 'new lease of life' following purchase

28 October 2021

The Good Food Guide will be given ‘a new lease of life’ after being acquired by hospitality membership network CODE Hospitality.

'Unviable' plan for redevelopment of fire ravaged Royal Clarence hotel dismissed News

'Unviable' plan for redevelopment of fire ravaged Royal Clarence hotel dismissed

28 October 2021 by

The owner of the Royal Clarence hotel in Exeter is developing a new plan for its[...]

Oli Williamson named Roux Scholar 2021 as competition pays tribute to Albert and Michel News

Oli Williamson named Roux Scholar 2021 as competition pays tribute to Albert and Michel

25 October 2021 by

Oli Williamson has been named the 2021 Roux Scholar following a tense day of competition that[...]

Tom Moxon returns to Bone Daddies as executive head chef News

Tom Moxon returns to Bone Daddies as executive head chef

19 October 2021 by

Bone Daddies’ original head chef Tom Moxon has returned to the group after two years away.

Carbis Bay hotel appeals notice to pull down buildings constructed for G7 Summit News

Carbis Bay hotel appeals notice to pull down buildings constructed for G7 Summit

19 October 2021 by

Carbis Bay hotel in Cornwall has appealed a council enforcement notice ordering it to pull down[...]

Book review: 'Rick Stein at Home: Recipes, Memories and Stories from a Food Lover’s Kitchen' Chef

Book review: 'Rick Stein at Home: Recipes, Memories and Stories from a Food Lover’s Kitchen'

14 October 2021

Rick Stein’s career has seen him undertake culinary tours of Mexico, Spain, France and India as well as a plethora of European cities.

Elizabeth Haigh cookbook withdrawn from sale amid plagiarism claims News

Elizabeth Haigh cookbook withdrawn from sale amid plagiarism claims

12 October 2021

Elizabeth Haigh’s cookbook, Makan: Recipes from the Heart of Singapore, has been withdrawn from sale following accusations of plagiarism.

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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