Sam Moody is leaving the five-AA-star, 33-bedroom Bath Priory hotel after nearly seven years as head chef, to take on the same role at Ballyfin, one of Ireland’s most renowned country house hotels.
Rarebreed Dining, a new independent pub company, has secured £6m of finance to create a group of top quality venues in the home counties.
A Hong Kong-based investment company has acquired the 378-bedroom Doubletree by Hilton hotel in London’s Docklands, in one of the largest hotel transactions in the capital since the Brexit vote.
This year’s Institute of Hospitality Student Learning & Development Forum aims to give hospitality students a “leg up” into the industry.
Sodexo UK & Ireland has appointed Sean Haley as regional chair following the departure of Neil Murray, who has left to pursue opportunities outside the group.
PPHE Hotel Group, which owns the Park Plaza and art’otel brands, has reported its total revenue for the six months ended 30 June 2016 increased by 9.2% to £111.6m.
A fundraising page has been set up in memory of Alan Gibb, the executive chef at Gleneagles, who died on 21 June, after suffering a stroke, aged 48.