The Arts Club brasserie general manager and current Restaurant Manager of the Year explains what it takes to claim the title, how to remember a face and why success is all about relationships. James Stagg reports
Phil Howard is back in the kitchen. His new restaurant, Elystan Street in London, which he has launched with business partner Rebecca Mascarenhas, is his first project after selling the Square. He talks to Andy Lynes about getting his appetite back
Aurelie Altemaire, former head chef at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, is to helm the restaurant of the Novotel Canary Wharf in west London, the tallest Novotel in the world, opening in January.
Durban-born chef Jarad McCarroll has been appointed as head chef at the Tom Sellers-run Restaurant Ours in South Kensington. McCarroll succeeds launch chef Daniel Phippard, who left the restaurant last month.
Casual Dining Group (CDG) has secured its first UK franchise deal, which will see its Belgo brand become the main restaurant at the Crowne Plaza hotel on London’s King’s Cross Road.
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.
Marco Pierre White has announced the launch of his 17th Steakhouse Bar & Grill in Jurys Inn in Wolvercote, Oxford due to open next year.
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.