Jungmin Seo

Jungmin Seo

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Reporter at The Caterer, covering hotels, restaurants, foodservice, pubs and the latest openings.

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Former Bovingdons MD launches event catering company

23 April 2024 by

The former managing director of Bovingdons Catering has launched west London-based events and catering company, the Ripe Avocado.

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London pub named in Taylor Swift album ‘inundated’ with fans

23 April 2024 by

The Black Dog in London’s Vauxhall, dubbed the Taylor Swift pub, has had to “turn people away at the door” as a result of a sudden surge in customers.

Sodexo remains 'optimistic for the future' amid strong H1 results News

Sodexo remains 'optimistic for the future' amid strong H1 results

19 April 2024 by

Sodexo reported “very positive” first half fiscal 2024 results, with organic revenue growth in Europe up[...]

Incipio Group partners with London Olympia News

Incipio Group partners with London Olympia

19 April 2024 by

Incipio Group, the operator behind venues such as Pergola on the Wharf and the Libertine, has[...]

Loungers accelerates expansion amid plans for 'over 600' sites News

Loungers accelerates expansion amid plans for 'over 600' sites

18 April 2024 by

Loungers has accelerated its site rollout, with an opening every 10 days so far this year.

Travelodge doubles presence in Spain News

Travelodge doubles presence in Spain

18 April 2024 by

Travelodge has acquired six hotels in Spain from Louvre Hotels Group, which has doubled the budget[...]

Searcys to offer panoramic event catering at Horizon 22 in London News

Searcys to offer panoramic event catering at Horizon 22 in London

18 April 2024

Event caterer Searcys has secured a contract with the newly launched Horizon 22 at 22 Bishopsgate in the City of London.

New Palé Hall owners plan to add spa and extra restaurant News

New Palé Hall owners plan to add spa and extra restaurant

17 April 2024

The freehold of Palé Hall Hotel & Restaurant in Llandderfel, Wales, has been sold to private buyers Anthony and Donna Barney of Baslow Holdings Developments.

The Francis Hotel in Bath set for £13m refurbishment News

The Francis Hotel in Bath set for £13m refurbishment

17 April 2024 by

The Francis hotel in Bath, a Sutton Hotel Collection property, will undergo a £13m refurbishment in[...]

StreetSmart smashes £1m fundraising target News

StreetSmart smashes £1m fundraising target

17 April 2024 by

StreetSmart has raised over £1m through its annual fundraising campaign for the first time in its[...]

Galvin at Windows to close after 18 years News

Galvin at Windows to close after 18 years

16 April 2024 by

Chris and Jeff Galvin have announced their Galvin at Windows restaurant will close at the end[...]

Crooked House owners propose rebuilding pub ‘on other land it owns’ News

Crooked House owners propose rebuilding pub ‘on other land it owns’

16 April 2024 by

The owners of the Crooked House in Himley have put forward plans to rebuild the pub[...]

Lukas Juhaniak named head chef at Trivet News

Lukas Juhaniak named head chef at Trivet

16 April 2024

Lukas Juhaniak has been appointed head chef of the two-Michelin-starred Trivet restaruant in London’s Bermondsey.

Marriott International plots 100 more hotels amid conversion boom News

Marriott International plots 100 more hotels amid conversion boom

16 April 2024

Marriott International plans to add nearly 100 properties and over 12,000 rooms to its European portfolio by the end of 2026.

Jacobs Media 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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