Catering & Hospitality News
An overwhelming majority of hospitality professionals reckon it is now harder to find the quality of employees they are looking for than ever before.
The price of a bottle of wine could go up by 29p as a result in the fall in the value of sterling and the potential for increased import tariffs after the Brexit vote.
Planning permission has been sought to open a five-storey private members’ club in Canary Wharf, on a pontoon overlooking Bank Street, in early 2018.
The former head chef and restaurant manager of Dominic Jack’s Castle Terrace in Edinburgh have moved on to take over the running of a Cambridgeshire pub, the Abbot’s Elm, near Huntingdon.
Pub and restaurant group New World Trading Company (NWTC), has seen a sales increase of 70% to £30.1m with company EBITDA increasing 63% to £3.5m in the year to the end of March 2016.
Consumer confidence has held firm in the face of the Brexit vote, as September showed the third consecutive month of positive growth in like-for-like sales in the pub, restaurant and casual-dining sector.
Over half of young adults believe that local pubs have an important role to play in celebrating seasonal events, such as Halloween, but less than a quarter intend to visit their local for this year’s spookfest, according to research from Greene King.
Bar, restaurant and pub operator Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is taking part in a pilot scheme to help the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reform food regulations in the UK.
Consumer spending and confidence has continued to climb, aided by a warm September, confounding fears that Brexit would put a dampener on economic performance.
The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has today (11 October) published a manifesto for Britain’s exit from the European Union, which sets out how the beer and pub sector can be a force for growth and job creation as Britain leaves the EU.
Hotels, bars and restaurants saw a strong increase in consumer spending in September, according to the latest UK Consumer Spending Index from Visa.
Oakman Inns & Restaurants has seen a 4.2% increase in like-for-like sales in the first half of the 2016/17 financial year, despite volatile weather conditions and a general sense of commercial unease.