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Chris and Jeff Galvin, owners of Galvin Restaurants, are to take over the running of food and beverage operation of the five-red-AA-star, 156-bedroom Athenaeum hotel and residences in London.
The relaunch of the 710-bedroom Renaissance London Heathrow following a £20m refurbishment has been marked by a visit from the Duke of York.
Cookery legends Albert Roux, his son Michel Roux Jr and Roux Jr’s daughter Emily are to open two new fine-dining restaurants in Scotland, named Albert and Michel Roux Jr, at Inverlochy Castle and Crossbasket Castle.
James Durrant has been appointed as executive head chef at Bluebird Chelsea, after he closed the Plough Inn in Hampshire towards the end of last year.
Absurd Bird, a new Southern US chicken restaurant, is to launch in London’s Spitalfields this February, with another site set to open in Soho shortly after.
James Dickson speaks to Hannah Thompson about sourcing, trends and plans for the future as Workshop gears up to expand its “sweet, clean coffee” ethos