Katherine Price

Katherine Price

News editor

Katherine Price is news editor at The Caterer covering hotel, restaurant, pub, bar and foodservice news articles and analysis. She also looks after the breakfast briefing newsletter, book reviews and writes features.

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Jamavar restaurateur Samyukta Nair to open MiMi Mei Fair

30 July 2021 by

Samyukta Nair, the co-founder of Jamavar and Bombay Bustle restaurants in London’s Mayfair, is opening a new site on 7 September called MiMi Mei Fair.

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Hospitality in Wales welcomes change in rules on self-isolation

30 July 2021 by

Adults who have been fully vaccinated will no longer have to self-isolate if they are identified as close contacts of someone with coronavirus from 7 August, the first minister has confirmed, the same day as Wales is expected to move[...]

Hospitality and catering qualifications added to government’s free courses for jobs offer News

Hospitality and catering qualifications added to government’s free courses for jobs offer

29 July 2021 by

Hospitality and catering qualifications have been added to the government’s free courses for jobs offer, including[...]

Accor ‘prepared for the rebound’ despite fall in revenue and revpar News

Accor ‘prepared for the rebound’ despite fall in revenue and revpar

29 July 2021 by

The chief executive of Accor has said the hotel group is “prepared for the rebound” of[...]

Mitchells & Butlers reports ‘volatile’ sales since reopening News

Mitchells & Butlers reports ‘volatile’ sales since reopening

29 July 2021 by

Mitchells & Butlers has reported “volatile” sales since reopening on 17 May, with city centre sites[...]

JKS to relaunch Arcade Food Hall at Centre Point with nine new brands News

JKS to relaunch Arcade Food Hall at Centre Point with nine new brands

28 July 2021 by

JKS Restaurants is relaunching Arcade Food Hall at London’s Centre Point this November with nine new[...]

Marston’s trading since reopening ‘better than expected’ News

Marston’s trading since reopening ‘better than expected’

28 July 2021

Marston’s has said trading since reopening on 17 May has proved “better than expected” with like-for-like sales at 92% of 2019 levels across its managed and franchised pubs.

Just Eat investor says ‘flawed’ communication leaves it vulnerable to takeover bids News

Just Eat investor says ‘flawed’ communication leaves it vulnerable to takeover bids

28 July 2021

Cat Rock Capital Management has said Just Eat Takeaway.com's failure to communicate with investors and the markets since its IPO has left it “deeply undervalued and vulnerable to takeover bids at far below intrinsic value”.

Kate Nicholls appointed hospitality sector’s disability ambassador News

Kate Nicholls appointed hospitality sector’s disability ambassador

28 July 2021 by

UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls has been appointed the hospitality sector’s disability ambassador as part of[...]

The Walnut Tree forced to close temporarily due to staff shortage News

The Walnut Tree forced to close temporarily due to staff shortage

27 July 2021 by

The Michelin-starred Walnut Tree near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire has become the latest restaurant forced to close[...]

Union campaigns to get asthma kits in kitchens following death of 19-year-old chef News

Union campaigns to get asthma kits in kitchens following death of 19-year-old chef

27 July 2021 by

Unichef is campaigning for emergency asthma kits to be a requirement in commercial kitchens following the[...]

Osmond warns government of legal action over mandatory vaccine passports News

Osmond warns government of legal action over mandatory vaccine passports

26 July 2021 by

Hugh Osmond has written to the health secretary outlining his intention to take legal action if[...]

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