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Vapiano requests urgent financial aid to avert insolvency

23 March 2020 by

Italian restaurant brand Vapiano has urgently requested financial state aid from the German government in order to avert insolvency following COVID-19 operating restrictions.

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Hospitality Action offers emergency grants for workers

23 March 2020 by

Hospitality Action has launched a one-off emergency Covid-19 grant scheme of £250 to support eligible hospitality workers experiencing financial issues due to coronavirus.

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'We know you can’t come to us, let us come to you' - Operators adopt virtual reality during crisis

20 March 2020 by

Operators forced to close for the foreseeable future have vowed to keep going by throwing open[...]

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Argent's decisiveness has been 'a ray of sunshine' says Harts Group

20 March 2020 by

Harts Group has welcomed the announcement of a three-month rent holiday for hospitality and retail tenants[...]

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'It’s OK to cry' – restaurant and deli operator reveals emotional pressures of being forced to close sites

19 March 2020 by

Peter Kinsella, owner of Lunya, a small collection of Spanish restaurants, bars and delis in Manchester[...]

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Book review: The Botanical Kitchen, by Elly McCausland

19 March 2020 by

A waitressing job, aged 17, in a restaurant that championed local and organic food launched “notoriously[...]

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Carluccio’s offers NHS staff 50% discount for 'foreseeable future'

18 March 2020

Restaurant group Carluccio’s has announced it is supporting NHS staff “on the front line of the fight against coronavirus” by offering a 50% discount off food and drink in its restaurants.

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Asian Catering Federation announces training initiative to address UK curry restaurants' skill shortage

17 March 2020

The Asian Catering Federation (ACF) and Tony Khan Culinary Institute in Bangladesh have announced the launch of a joint initiative to train and recruit young chefs in Bangladesh to address the ‘severe skills shortage’ in UK curry restaurants.

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Operators who narrowly missed out on business rates suspension left 'frustrated'

16 March 2020 by

Operators who narrowly missed out on the business rates suspension announced in last week's budget have[...]

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The Inn Collection Group acquires fourth Lakes site

16 March 2020 by

The Inn Collection Group has acquired the landmark Cumbrian coaching inn, the Swan in Grasmere, further[...]

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Matt Healy 'steps back' from Beehive pub in Thorner

16 March 2020 by

MasterChef: The Professionals 2016 runner-up Matt Healy has announced that he is stepping back from his[...]

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Edinburgh International Conference Centre gets green light for 'pioneering hotel and hotel school'

13 March 2020 by

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has been given the green light for a new 362-bedroom,[...]

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How Michel Roux transformed the British culinary landscape and shaped a generation of chefs

13 March 2020

Yesterday the culinary world lost one of its greatest masters in Michel Roux. The chef transformed the British culinary landscape founding two restaurants with brother Albert that achieved the pinnacle of three-Michelin stars and shaping the generation that followed him[...]

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UKHospitality calls on government to bail out operators hit by coronavirus

10 March 2020

Hospitality is on the frontline of those being hit, says UKHospitality, in a call for suspension of business rates until the crisis is over

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