Today is the deadline for our Acorn Awards which, in their 23rd year, continue to celebrate talent and showcase 30 professionals under the age of 30, as they always have.
(27 February 2009 16:18:00)
Product Junkie is Caterer's new dedicated products blog for the hospitality industry and covers everything related to food, drink and equipment.
(27 February 2009 15:45:00)
The chance to win a Champagne reception, dinner and overnight accommodation at a five-star London hotel plus two tickets to a top London show is up for grabs for one lucky caterer.
(27 February 2009 15:40:00)
Hatch Mansfield and Fells are hosting a wine-tasting event for caterers at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on 9 March.
(27 February 2009 15:36:00)
Here's a stock that could bring you a big return. Essential Cuisine is offering one lucky Caterer reader a trip for two to the Swedish capital.
(27 February 2009 14:38:00)
The Scottish Beer and Pub Association (SBPA) has said a proposed ban on cigarette vending machines in pubs will hurt publicans, while having negligible impact on reducing underage smoking.
(27 February 2009 14:15:00)
Walkabout owner Regent Inns has admitted that it will not survive unless it rebuilds its flagging sales.
(27 February 2009 13:56:00)
Tibard is celebrating the upcoming St Patrick's Day (17 March) and St George's Day (23 April) by giving Buy It! readers the chance to receive one of 50 specially created "Saint's Day" chef's jackets.
(27 February 2009 12:28:00)
The newly-named Legacy Hampshire hotel in Val Plaisant, St Helier, Jersey, has employed Tim Brooke as its general manager.
(27 February 2009 10:05:00)
Sacha Cauwels has been appointed general manager at QHotels' Northamptonshire property, Hellidon Lakes Golf & Spa hotel.
(27 February 2009 10:01:00)
Andrew Grahame is the new general manager at the Goodwood Park hotel in West Sussex, having previously been at the Lygon Arms in Broadway, Worcestershire.
(27 February 2009 9:59:00)
Jonathan Huglin has been appointed general manager of the Radisson SAS Hotel Leeds.
(27 February 2009 9:57:00)
Jamie Oliver-backed charitable restaurant chain The Fifteen Foundation has abandoned plans to open in Leeds.
(27 February 2009 9:00:00)
The owners of former Caterer Adopted Business the Preston Park Tavern have launched a second pub, the Chimney House in Brighton.
(27 February 2009 8:00:00)
Accor’s chairman and five directors have quit the board of the French hotel giant, in protest at the decision to unite the roles of chairman and chief executive.
(27 February 2009 7:00:00)
The Imperial CrossFire Broiler, with stainless-steel front, sides and stand, comes in a choice of two models, the ICFB-36 with two burners and an output of 84,000BTU/hr, and the ICFB-45 with three burners and an output of 126,000BTU/hr.
(26 February 2009 16:23:00)
More than 75,000 jobs will be at risk if the Government proceeds with its plan to increase taxes on alcohol over the next four years, five trade bodies warned today.
(26 February 2009 15:40:00)
The chairman of Devon pub company Heavitree Brewery has predicted there will be no upturn for the struggling industry this year.
(26 February 2009 15:26:00)
The new Ital Eldorado countertop electric fryers from Apuro are designed to be efficient, hygienic and practical.
(26 February 2009 14:54:00)
Hotels, bars and restaurants are cutting jobs at the fastest rate in more than a decade as the economic crisis intensifies, the CBI has revealed.
(26 February 2009 14:23:00)
Bloomberg critic Richard Vines visits steak house Goodman, just off London’s Regent Street.
(26 February 2009 14:09:00)
A round-up of the latest London restaurant reviews including: Goodman; A Taste of McClements; Terroirs; and Sushinho.
(26 February 2009 13:58:00)
A fire has broken out at the Marriott hotel in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, five months after a suicide truck-bomber killed 55 people there.
(26 February 2009 12:11:00)
Western House near Prestwick has been named Scottish National Hotel of the Year 2009 in the annual Scottish Hotel of the Year Awards.
(26 February 2009 11:29:00)
The Government's decision to reinstate the role of head of policy at VisitBritain hopefully signals its intention to take tourism more seriously, according to a leading trade body.
(26 February 2009 8:00:00)
Rancilio has extended its Classe 6 range of espresso machines with the addition of a one-group model to the existing two-group, two-group compact and three-group machines.
(26 February 2009 7:05:00)
Union Hand Roasted has launched OneCafé, a gas-flushed single-use pouch to retain the fresh smell of coffee.
(26 February 2009 7:00:00)