Burrito bars and restaurants such as Barburrito and Chilango have grown faster than any other food outlet over the last five years, according to a new report.
Tom Lewis, former general manager at Swinton Park hotel in North Yorkshire, has joined the Wildsmith Hotels group in Cumbria as operations director. He will work closely with founder Andrew Wildsmith, overseeing all three Lake District properties in the company.
Last week, chef Sat Bains’ Guinness World Record attempt to cook for the highest formal dinner in history failed when he developed hape (high altitude pulmonary edema), a life-threatening illness. On Saturday, while in Kathmandu, he was caught up in the Nepal earthquake, which is expected to have claimed up to 10,000 lives. In his first interview since returning to the UK, he speaks to Amanda Afiya.
The hotel company running luxury Down Hall country house hotel in Hatfield Heath in Essex faces a trial in the autumn over the deaths of two of its guests in its swimming pool in 2013.
Former Hotelier of the Year Gordon Campbell Gray (pictured) is to spear head the development of a global portfolio of hotels after entering a new business agreement with Jordanian-based trading company, Audeh Group.
Whitbread’s chief executive Andy Harrison is to retire following five years in the role, during which time the company has risen in value from £2.5b to £9.7b.
Michelin-starred chefs including Martin Burge, Richard Davies and Josh Eggleton are to take part in Hospitality Action’s annual polo day this September.
Eighty hospitality professionals have boosted the funds of Springboard – the hospitality industry charity – by leaping off the ArcelorMittal Orbit in London’s Queen Elizabeth Park.
Snacking outside the home is on the rise, and more people are eating out at weekends, especially in pubs and bars, according to foodservice consultancy Horizons.
MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards has left the Camellia restaurant at South Lodge hotel to concentrate on his own venture, Etch, based in Brighton.
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