Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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Hopes for late surge in festive party bookings

12 October 2021 by

Signs of a late surge in party bookings are bringing a sprinkling of festive cheer to hospitality operators – but reservations remain considerably down on pre-pandemic numbers.

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Deal reached to ensure continued supply of carbon dioxide

11 October 2021 by

The government has reached a deal with a UK carbon dioxide producer to ensure continued supply of the gas, allaying fears of shortages further impacting food and drink production.

Rob and Donna Taylor to open restaurant following the Compasses closure News

Rob and Donna Taylor to open restaurant following the Compasses closure

06 October 2021 by

Rob and Donna Taylor will open a new restaurant next month, following the closure of their[...]

Minute on the clock: Gianluca D’Angelo celebrates five years of Zia Lucia Profiles

Minute on the clock: Gianluca D’Angelo celebrates five years of Zia Lucia

23 July 2021 by

Gianluca D’Angelo, co-founder of Zia Lucia, the pizza brand known for its four distinct dough offerings,[...]

Tom Aikens appoints Sam Ashton-Booth to lead development News

Tom Aikens appoints Sam Ashton-Booth to lead development

15 July 2021 by

Sam Ashton-Booth has joined Tom Aikens’ team as head of research and development, with a brief[...]

Book review: For the Love of the Sea, compiled by Jenny Jefferies Chef

Book review: For the Love of the Sea, compiled by Jenny Jefferies

29 April 2021 by

Recent reports of the fishing industry and the seafood caught off the British coastline have usually[...]

Crispin founders to launch Soho wine bar News

Crispin founders to launch Soho wine bar

13 April 2021

The duo behind London restaurant Crispin have announced they will open a natural wine bar with food under the same name in Soho this summer.

‘Huge question marks’ surround study claiming Eat Out to Help Out saw increase in Covid-19 cases News

‘Huge question marks’ surround study claiming Eat Out to Help Out saw increase in Covid-19 cases

30 October 2020

The Eat Out to Help Out scheme caused a “significant” rise in new infections, researchers have claimed, despite Public Health England figures showing sustained, low levels of transmission in hospitality venues.

Hospitality sales dive by 48% in the third quarter News

Hospitality sales dive by 48% in the third quarter

30 October 2020 by

Hospitality sales dived by 48% in the third quarter of 2020, equating to a year-on-year fall[...]

Revelations: Lorna McNee, head chef, Cail Bruich, Glasgow Chef

Revelations: Lorna McNee, head chef, Cail Bruich, Glasgow

30 October 2020 by

What is your favourite prepared product? "Co-op Irresistible salt and vinegar crisps"

Gordon Ramsay announces new site, saying ‘we have to get this economy kickstarted’ News

Gordon Ramsay announces new site, saying ‘we have to get this economy kickstarted’

30 October 2020 by

Gordon Ramsay has announced plans to open a new Street Pizza site in London’s Southwark, as[...]

Mayor of London calls for action to save hospitality jobs as redundancies rise News

Mayor of London calls for action to save hospitality jobs as redundancies rise

30 October 2020 by

The mayor of London has called for further support to save hospitality jobs amid warnings redundancies[...]

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed' News

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed'

29 October 2020

Details of the financial support available across Scotland’s new five-tier system are urgently needed, UKHospitality has said, after first minister Nicola Sturgeon set out which areas would be placed in each level.

Guests report app overload driven by increase in mobile ordering News

Guests report app overload driven by increase in mobile ordering

28 October 2020

As ever more hospitality operators turn to mobile ordering to solve hygiene issues associated with menus, guests are becoming frustrated by having to download multiple apps that serve the same purpose.

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