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Legendary chef Pierre Troisgros dies aged 92

24 September 2020 by

French chef Pierre Troisgros, one of the founders of nouvelle cuisine, has died at the age of 92.


Chancellor to introduce furlough scheme replacement and extend VAT cut

24 September 2020 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce new schemes to protect jobs and prop up businesses as coronavirus restrictions further hamper hospitality operators' ability to trade.


Lockdown and limited travel drives PPHE to £41m loss

03 September 2020 by

PPHE Hotel Group has reported a £41m loss before tax, having seen revenue decrease 60% to[...]


West African restaurant Akoko to open in October with William Chilila at the helm

28 August 2020 by

British Nigerian Aji Akokimi is to open a restaurant featuring dishes based on the cuisine of[...]


Balmer Lawn hotel granted planning permission for £4m expansion

27 August 2020 by

Balmer Lawn hotel in the Brockenhurst has been granted planning permission to add 38 bedrooms and[...]


BaxterStorey predicts workers are hungry for a return to office-based social environments

25 August 2020 by

BaxterStorey chief executive John Bennett has predicted that employees will be hungry for a return to[...]


August like-for-likes ‘markedly up’ at Franco Manca thanks to eat out scheme

21 August 2020

Franco Manca owner Fulham Shore has reported that the Eat Out to Help Out scheme has driven like-for-like sales “markedly up” for the first two weeks in August, compared to the same period in 2019.


Book review: A Love for Food, by Carole Bamford

20 August 2020

Gloucestershire farm Daylesford has developed a reputation for seasonality and sustainability, driven by its founder, Carole Bamford, who has championed organic methods for some 40 years.


Meetings Industry Association calls for furlough extension to stem loss of 266,000 jobs

19 August 2020 by

The Meetings Industry Association has called for an extension of furlough for the sector after its[...]


Hospitality firms recognised in the Princess Royal Training Awards

18 August 2020 by

Hospitality businesses have been celebrated for their commitment to investing in people by the City &[...]


Caterers collaborate on platform to support former employees

17 August 2020 by

A group of caterers has joined forces to launch a platform offering support to those who[...]


UKHospitality calls for investigation into 'immoral' energy market

11 August 2020 by

UKHospitality is calling on the government and Ofgem to investigate energy firms hitting hospitality businesses with[...]


Taking the new road: Nathan Outlaw on transforming his two-Michelin-starred Port Isaac restaurant

30 July 2020

It’s all change for Nathan Outlaw. With the chef having last year parted ways with both his pub in Rock and a Dubai hotel restaurant, this year also saw the closure of his restaurant in the Goring hotel. He explains[...]


Hospitality accounted for a third of the UK's GDP drop in March and April

20 July 2020

Hospitality accounted for a third of UKs GDP drop in March and April, while industry leaders continue to be concerned that any recovery will be long and hard.

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