The City of Manchester Stadium's Legends restaurant, Bar Boulud and Coworth Park Hotel & Spa have all been shortlisted in a national catering industry awards scheme.
(31 March 2011 17:50:00)
This week sees Caterer kick off a month-long series of features celebrating women from all sectors of the hospitality industry....
(31 March 2011 17:25:00)
The British Hospitality Association and the British Beer and Pub Association have won a legal battle to prevent the compulsory display of food hygiene ratings...
(31 March 2011 16:47:00)
Contract caterer Compass Group expects economic conditions in the UK and Ireland to remain "challenging" as it revealed that it expected organic revenue...
(31 March 2011 15:26:00)
The significant recovery amongst hotels during 2010 can be largely attributed to the buoyant London market, according to Hotel Britain 2011, the guide to UK hotel performance and prospects from hotel accountants and consultants PKF (UK). The report reviews the performance of 549 hotels.
(31 March 2011 14:47:00)
Indian Restaurants Group (IRG) is conducting a review of its business after discussions with shareholders to make further acquisitions failed. The...
(31 March 2011 14:09:00)
Pubs face an extra £100m bill in licensing fees if proposals put forward in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, debated in the Commons yesterday,...
(31 March 2011 13:55:00)
The Cadogan Estate has bought the Cadogan hotel in London's Sloane Street for £15.4m. The purchase from US-based Trinity Hotel Investors means that Earl Cadogan takes control of the property which bears his family name.
(31 March 2011 10:12:00)
New Britain Oils is to invest around £9m in a new processing facility in Liverpool that will become the world’s first supplier of certified sustainable palm oil for the bakery and food service sectors.
(31 March 2011 9:00:00)
Kent based Nivek Catering Supplies is one of the UK's fastest growing independent distributors and leading provider of catering supplies and hygiene products in the south east. We are a well-established partner for caterers across the region, delivering a reliable and high quality customer service.
(30 March 2011 12:56:00)
Compass Group, Mitchells & Butlers and Marstons were the big winners at last week's Menu Innovation and Development Awards (MIDAS), each picking up two awards. The MIDAS awards, held at the Renaissance Hotel, London, were...
(30 March 2011 11:26:00)
Suffolk-based brewer and pub company Adnams has seen pre-tax profit fall by around 10% to £2.8m for the year to 31 December 2010. Operating profit...
(30 March 2011 11:24:00)
Spanish chef José Pizarro is to launch a tapas and sherry bar near London's Borough Market this spring. Called José, the first solo venture from the...
(30 March 2011 11:12:00)
Former Chewton Glen hotel chef de partie Tuleen Pattinson has been appointed as an additional pastry chef at the Haskins Garden Centre restaurant at Longham, Ferndown. Pattinson, who relocated from Zimbabwe, took courses at Bournemouth and Poole College...
(30 March 2011 10:58:00)
Rob Skinner has joined contract caterer Sodexo as its new dietitian within the nutrition and dietetics team for its business across the UK and Ireland. Prior to joining Sodexo, Skinner spent more than seven years in the National Health Service...
(30 March 2011 10:56:00)
Heythrop Park Resort has appointed David Griffin as its new director of golf. He joins with more than 15 years' experience in the golfing industry, with an understanding of both recruitment and retail. Griffin's most recent role was managing consultant for Colt Mackenzie McNair.
(30 March 2011 10:56:00)
The four-AA-red-star, 19-bedroom Torridon hotel has carried off the top prize at the 2011 Scottish Hotel Awards. Held at the Thistle Glasgow Grand...
(30 March 2011 10:55:00)
Langham Hospitality Group has named Lo Young as its regional vice-president of China. He joins with more than 28 years of hospitality experience in international hotel groups across South-east Asia. Young has been appointed to lead the rapidly growing hotels operations...
(30 March 2011 10:55:00)
QHotels has named Andrew Fox as the new general manager of Chesford Grange in Kenilworth and the new regional general manager of Chesford Grange, the Stratford and Stratford Manor hotels in Stratford-upon-Avon. With more than 20 years' experience, Fox's career in the hospitality industry began...
(30 March 2011 10:54:00)
Paul Donegan has joined 108 Marylebone Lane restaurant & bar, located in the heart of Marylebone Village, as head bartender. With 11 years' experience, Donegan has previously worked as head bartender at Barrio Central, Soho, creating an original cocktail menu...
(30 March 2011 10:53:00)
Manchester events venue the Museum of Science & Industry has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Lucy Cort to the position of sales manager. She joins the team from the Lowry hotel where she worked as event planner for the last 18 months.
(30 March 2011 10:52:00)
Donovan Cooke, the Yorkshire-born chef who gained culinary acclaim in Melbourne, Australia in the late 1990s with his Est Est Est restaurant, has returned...
(30 March 2011 10:31:00)
The 312-bedroom Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, has opened as the world's highest hotel. Located at the top of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) in Hong Kong, the hotel occupies floors 102 to 118. Guests arrive at the hotel via the 9th floor before being transported to the hotel lobby on the...
(30 March 2011 9:20:00)
A dual approach marks the return of the former Bev E Awards, which have been renamed the Beverage Standards Awards 2011.
(30 March 2011 9:00:00)
Central Bedfordshire has become the second local authority in six months to scrap a centralised school meals service and hand responsibility back to the individual schools. Croydon Council announced last August that it planned to cease its central school meal management at the conclusion of...
(29 March 2011 12:40:00)
Royal chef Mark Flanagan has invited cameras into the kitchens of Buckingham Palace for a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations for the Royal Wedding reception.
(29 March 2011 11:47:00)
Michelin-starred Scottish chef Martin Wishart is to open a second restaurant in Edinburgh on the site previously occupied by Tony Singh's Tony's Table. Wishart has taken over the site on North Castle Street and will relaunch it as a 70-seat brasserie in mid-June, following a refurbishment.
(29 March 2011 11:06:00)
Peach Pubs has bought a former Jean-Christophe Novelli pub in Hertfordshire after its most recent owner, Urban and Country Leisure (UCL), closed it earlier...
(29 March 2011 10:51:00)
The Automatic Vending Association – which represents the £1.65b refreshment vending industry – has won a third delay to the introduction of new 5p and 10p coins that will save the sector £16.8m.
(29 March 2011 10:00:00)
The row over the pricing of hotel rooms during the Olympics has taken a new turn with a wholesale tour operator accusing properties of "inflating" rates. Mario Bodini, chief executive of JacTravel, said that rates in the wholesale markets were "vastly inflated".
(29 March 2011 0:05:00)
Veteran restaurateur Giuliano Lotto, a former director of A-Z Restaurants, is to launch a second London restaurant this year in partnership with Peter and Arjun Waney, co-founders of Zuma and La Petit Maison.
(28 March 2011 18:01:00)
Scottish chef Joe Queen has won the Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to the Scottish hospitality industry. Queen was chosen for the award by a panel of industry experts...
(28 March 2011 16:56:00)
The number of bars and restaurants giving up their alcohol licences has risen by 13% over the past year. Legal information provider Sweet & Maxwell said that 5,742 licences were surrendered over the last 12 months, up from 5,102 in the previous year. In 2008, just 2,830 licences were surrendered.
(28 March 2011 16:19:00)
Celebrity chef Brian Turner is to launch a restaurant at Butlins' Bognor Regis holiday park resort in West Sussex, with a further two sites in the pipeline....
(28 March 2011 12:48:00)
Westbury Street Holdings (WSH), the parent company behind catering firms BaxterStorey and Benugo, has seen trade soar by 19% to £362m for the 12 months to 31 December 2010.
(28 March 2011 12:28:00)
Opera Tavern, the latest restaurant venture by the Salt Yard Group, serves tapas so good you want to hijack other people's orders, says Zoe Williams. The Sunday Telegraph's food critic...
(28 March 2011 12:22:00)
A £1.2m function suite is to be developed at the four-star, 41-bedroom Bannatyne Spa hotel in Hastings, with the aim of creating the premier wedding venue on the East Sussex coast. Due to be complete by autumn 2011, the 814sq m ballroom will be able to seat 300 guests.
(28 March 2011 12:12:00)
The British Institute of Innkeeping has revealed the four finalists for its Licensee of the Year competition: Lee and Keris De Villiers MBII, the Nightingale pub, Balham, London; Mark and Hayley Foster FBII, the Hare and Hounds, Corsham, Wiltshire; Darran Lingley MBII from the Five Bells in Colne Engaine, Colchester, Essex; Barbara and Edward May from the Great Western hotel and Steam bar & restaurant, Newquay, Cornwall
(28 March 2011 12:06:00)
Opera Tavern, the latest restaurant venture by the Salt Yard Group, serves tapas so good you want to hijack other people's orders, says Zoe Williams. The...
(28 March 2011 11:38:00)
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(28 March 2011 11:10:00)
A London Vietnamese restaurant has been fined more than £5,000 after rodent faeces were found in the food. The Chung Viet restaurant in Deptford High Street was prosecuted after Lewisham Council's Environmental Health Food Safety team also discovered the premises to be infested with mice and cockroaches.
(28 March 2011 10:55:00)
A round-up of the weekend's news affecting the hospitality industry. News includes: Protestors smash Ritz hotel windows; Ego and Rocket restaurant groups...
(28 March 2011 10:42:00)
The first Hampton by Hilton in London is to be developed on a site adjacent to Waterloo Station. It is being built on a 1.5-acre site by Rising Star in association with Shiva Hotels. The 300-bedroom hotel will be one of the largest Hampton by Hilton hotels outside of the USA. .
(28 March 2011 10:37:00)