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James Stagg

James Stagg

Editor

James is the editor of The Caterer and leads the brand in print, online and through its prestigious portfolio of events, which include the Cateys, Acorn Awards, Caterer Summits, Product Excellence Awards and UK Sommelier of the Year.

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Elystan Street head chef leaves over 'professional difference of opinion'

06 February 2020 by

Elystan Street head chef Toby Burrowes has left the London restaurant due to what he described as "a professional difference of opinion".

News

Manchester's Midland hotel reveals £14m refurbishment

06 February 2020 by

The Midland hotel in Manchester has revealed the first images of areas that have benefitted from a £14m refurbishment project..

Revelations: Tom Scade, executive chef of the Vineyard, Stockcross, Berkshire Chef

Revelations: Tom Scade, executive chef of the Vineyard, Stockcross, Berkshire

24 January 2020 by

What was your best subject at school? Geography

EasyHotel reports £3.5m loss despite revpar rise News

EasyHotel reports £3.5m loss despite revpar rise

24 January 2020 by

Budget hotel group EasyHotel has reported a loss before tax of £3.57m despite recording like-for-like revpar[...]

People

Minute on the Clock: Takis Melitsiotis talks next generation hotel technology and positive people culture

24 January 2020 by

Aloft Liverpool general manager Takis Melitsiotis discusses working with the local community, team development and what[...]

Sustainability now a key consideration for consumers when dining out News

Sustainability now a key consideration for consumers when dining out

23 January 2020 by

The increased worldwide focus on the need to preserve resources and manage carbon emissions is driving[...]

Chef

Book review: Food Artisans of Japan

17 January 2020

Anyone not put off by Joycelyn Neve’s experience of traditional Japanese kaiseki in last week’s issue (The Caterer, 10 January) might wish to investigate the recipes detailed in Food Artisans of Japan. It’s the latest book on the country’s cuisine[...]

Menuwatch: Loyal Tavern Restaurant

Menuwatch: Loyal Tavern

15 January 2020

Tom Cenci may have come down a few storeys since leaving Duck & Waffle, but the food at his new venue is putting guests on cloud nine. James Stagg reports

MasterChef finalist Matt Healy to open second Grön Kafé News

MasterChef finalist Matt Healy to open second Grön Kafé

14 January 2020 by

Chef Matt Healy is to open a second Grön Kafé site in York, following the success[...]

Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2020 open for entries News

Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2020 open for entries

13 January 2020 by

The hunt is on for the Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2020, as entries open[...]

People

Umbrella Training promotes Simovic to chief operating officer

09 January 2020 by

Umbrella Training has promoted Jo Simovic to chief operating officer to work alongside chief executive Adele[...]

Aktar Islam closes Birmingham's Legna restaurant News

Aktar Islam closes Birmingham's Legna restaurant

07 January 2020 by

Issues with a developer have seen Michelin-starred chef Aktar Islam close Legna a year after opening[...]

Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group creditors to suffer 'significant shortfall' News

Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group creditors to suffer 'significant shortfall'

03 January 2020

Unsecured creditors of Jamie Oliver Restaurants are unlikely to receive a penny, while secured creditors will "suffer a significant shortfall in respect of the funding provided" according to an update from the administrators.

Coco Chanel's romantic bolthole to be converted into a hotel News

Coco Chanel's romantic bolthole to be converted into a hotel

03 January 2020

A mansion in the Highlands of Scotland that was once used as a bolthole by Coco Chanel is to be converted into a hotel.

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