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Revelations: Sam Buckley, chef-patron, Where the Light Gets In, Stockport

07 August 2020 by

My first job was on Saturday mornings at a pub, cleaning vomit off plants and tearing up cardboard boxes

Technology

Star tech: Hands-off apps perfect for the post-coronavirus era

07 August 2020 by

The absolute priority for operators right now is the safety of staff and guests. We find out why more businesses than ever are turning to technology to minimise human contact without compromising the experience.

News

Administrators resign from Signature Living’s Coal Exchange hotel

07 August 2020 by

Administrators have resigned from overseeing Signature Living’s Coal Exchange hotel and said they are “hopeful the Official Receiver or any subsequent liquidator will be able to achieve a better result for the company’s creditors”.

News

Coaching Inn group to take over the Talbot hotel in north Yorkshire

07 August 2020 by

The Coaching Inn group has agreed terms to take over the Talbot hotel in Malton, North Yorkshire, with plans to reopen the venue later this month.

Foodservice

News

Compass reports slow progress in the reopening of B&I sites across Europe

30 July 2020 by

Compass has reported a 54% reduction in organic revenue across Europe in Q3, with B&I contracts[...]

News

Contract caterers warn calorie requirements could stifle creativity

28 July 2020 by

Contract caterers have warned that plans to require businesses with more than 250 employees to display[...]

News

Calorie labelling policy could be revived as PM eyes obesity crackdown

24 July 2020 by

A policy to mandate the listing of calories on some restaurant menus could be revived as[...]

In-Depth

Inside track: Wendy Bartlett says it's time to break bread with our colleagues

21 July 2020 by

While working from home may be part of the new normal, Wendy Bartlett stresses the importance[...]

Pub & Bar

News

JD Wetherspoon warns more than 100 head office positions at risk of redundancy

06 August 2020 by

JD Wetherspoon has written to all 417 people employed at its head office warning that 110[...]

News

Operators hail ‘amazing’ Eat Out to Help Out as sales surge

05 August 2020 by

Operators have reported strong sales since the launch of the government’s Eat Out to Help Out[...]

News

Soho restaurants call for alfresco revolution to stay as customers return to enjoy 'Riviera' atmosphere

04 August 2020 by

Soho restaurant owners have called for the area’s alfresco revolution to be made permanent after experiencing[...]

News

Extended congestion charge a ‘hammer blow’, say London operators and suppliers

31 July 2020 by

Restaurateur Jeremy King of Corbin & King, which operates venues including the Wolseley, the Delaunay and[...]

Chef

Book review: Feast With Purpose

06 August 2020 by

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced scores of hospitality workers to face an uncertain future and financial[...]

Recipes

Recipe of the week: Eritrean zigne with ajibo and teff injera

06 August 2020 by

This is a traditional Eritrean dish, which we serve at parties and family gatherings.

Openings

Latest openings: Birch, Camp Hox, Larry's and more

04 August 2020 by

A look at the latest restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars to open their doors

Products

HRC show to go ahead in March 2021

04 August 2020 by

The Hotel, Restaurant & Catering Show (HRC) will go ahead on 22-24 March 2021, following the[...]

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