Catering & Hospitality News
Andi Walker, a semi-finalist on last year’s MasterChef: The Professionals series has been announced as executive chef of the Blue Group in Essex.
Fast expanding restaurant chain Zizzi has brought its new branding online in a design that reflects the lively and energetic nature of the business, with a site that has delivered in both aesthetics and conversions.
Restaurant business Mitchells & Butlers, which operates brands including All Bar One, Vintage Inns and O'Neill's, has seen like-for-like sales rise 1.8% in the past eight weeks, as it received a boost from the warm summer weather.
Boutique group Flat Cap Hotels has announced it has received “significant” private investment to enable it to expand to five properties in the north west of England by 2019.
The team behind Lockside Lounge and Café Chula in Camden, north London has launched the Camden Cocktail Academy to help shape future bartenders and “inspire confidence across the industry”.
Some 35% of diners think seasonal menus are important; however, only 18% can identify seasonal ingredients, according to research by online reservation service OpenTable.
One of the hospitality industry's leading trade bodies has described the Government’s proposed changes to business rates “unfair and unworkable”.