Articles By Date 01 January 2005 - 31 January 2005
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Chain Leader UK, a new magazine from the Caterer Group, aimed at the management of UK branded restaurant, pub and bar groups is launched today.

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(20 January 2005 14:48:00)

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(20 January 2005 14:16:00)

This week's featured property is a purpose-built inn on the north-east coast of the Isle of Wight. The Wishing Well, on Pondwell Hill, Ryde, is a free-of-tie gastropub business that has public areas measuring 185.5sq m and three-bedroomed owner's accommodation.

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(20 January 2005 12:10:00)

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(20 January 2005 11:53:00)

Daniel Clifford at Midsummer House in Cambridge has been awarded its second Michelin star.

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(20 January 2005 11:41:00)

Late-night bar and nightclub operator Luminar had a patchy Christmas, it revealed today.

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(20 January 2005 11:39:00)

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(20 January 2005 11:32:00)

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(20 January 2005 11:11:00)

Sponsored by Colliers Robert Barry

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(20 January 2005 11:06:00)

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(20 January 2005 11:03:00)

Restaurants from all parts of the UK have signed up to UNICHEF, the restaurant fundraising initiative in support of UNICEF, which was launched in Caterer last week.

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(19 January 2005 17:38:00)

Quintessential Hotels is believed to be poised to snap up the 142-bedroom Hanover hotel in Warrington, Cheshire, for about £22m.

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(19 January 2005 16:55:00)

Expansion is on the cards for the Gaucho Grill chain of Argentine restaurants following a £23.5m management buy-out backed by Barclays Private Equity.

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(19 January 2005 16:19:00)

All the latest appointments and promotions...

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(19 January 2005 15:57:00)

Canadian hotel group Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has taken over the management of London’s Savoy hotel and the adjacent Simpons’s-in-the-Strand restaurant.

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(19 January 2005 14:06:00)

Carl Leaver, chief executive at hotel and fitness club group De Vere, pocketed £633,000 in total payments in the year to 26 September 2004.

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(19 January 2005 12:05:00)

Pub operator JD Wetherspoon has reversed the first-quarter decline in its like-for-like sales despite continued pressure from higher costs and price competition.

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(19 January 2005 11:22:00)

A round-up of the latest news from the contract catering industry...

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(18 January 2005 17:33:00)

Legal & General Ventures (LGV) has bought mid-market restaurant operator Tragus for a sum understood to be between £90m and £95m.

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(18 January 2005 17:16:00)

Organised by Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland, the event provides a forum for existing leaders and emerging talent to voice their views about the issues facing the Scottish hospitality industry.

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(18 January 2005 16:45:00)

A round-up of the weekend's news affecting the hospitality industry...

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(17 January 2005 15:00:00)

Managed pub group Barracuda has predicted its Smith & Jones format could be expanded from 70 to more than 400 sites.

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(17 January 2005 12:43:00)

Restaurant chain Bank narrowed losses in the past year, despite having to close its flagship restaurant in Aldwych for a fortnight.

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(17 January 2005 12:28:00)

Dublin’s iconic Shelbourne Hotel has been sold to a consortium of Irish investors, in a deal believed to be worth between €120 million (£84.2m) and €130 million (£91.2m).

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(17 January 2005 12:16:00)

A sharp slowdown in the number of people coming to the UK brought hotels down to earth with a bump in November, according to UKinbound, formerly the British Incoming Tour Operators Association.

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(17 January 2005 12:04:00)

On 7 February restaurants across the UK will unite to support UNICEF's Asia Tsunami Children's Emergency Appeal.

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(17 January 2005 10:25:00)

Compass Group has bowed to pressure from parents at a north London primary school and offered a new "enhanced menu", which contains more home-cooked and less processed food.

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(17 January 2005 9:57:00)

The introduction of chip and PIN into the hospitality industry hit another snag this week when it was revealed that most banks do not have the portable terminals for restaurants to use.

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(17 January 2005 9:56:00)

Late to bed, early to rise, no breakfast, nibbling in the kitchen all day...

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(14 January 2005 17:14:00)

Hungarian hotel group Danubius could take over the running of Jarvis Hotels' Ramada Regents Park Hotel in north-west London if a deal to sell the property goes ahead.

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(14 January 2005 16:50:00)

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(14 January 2005 12:36:00)

All the latest appointments and promotions...

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(14 January 2005 10:26:00)

Thistle Hotels has done a deal to offload five prestigious country house hotels to settle three years of financial wrangling between itself and the properties' owner, Atlantic.

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(13 January 2005 17:47:00)

Pubs and bars have rejected claims that next month’s reform of the licensing laws will lead to an explosion of binge drinking and loutish behaviour on the streets.

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(13 January 2005 16:39:00)

Marion Stone, food and beverage operations manager, Sanderson hotel, London

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(13 January 2005 15:25:00)

One of Accor’s most senior executives in Asia was killed in the Boxing Day Tsumani, the hotel chain has said.

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(13 January 2005 15:23:00)

Gordon Ramsay Holdings served up pre-tax profits of £3.8m last year compared with a £1m loss in 2003.

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(13 January 2005 14:05:00)

This week's featured property is a classic Devon freehouse and hotel in a delightful village square setting. The Half Moon Inn is near Okehampton, in the picturesque village of Sheepwash, which got its name from the local farmers' practice of washing their sheep in the River Torridge.

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(13 January 2005 11:56:00)

Chez Gérard owner Paramount today reported record Christmas sales, with growth more than double that of the previous year.

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(13 January 2005 10:41:00)

London restaurant Isola has shut and will open this summer as a new Brazilian restaurant and bar called Mocoto.

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(13 January 2005 10:22:00)

Restaurants around the country are being asked to unite in a fundraising event to raise money for victims of the Asian tsunami disaster.

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(13 January 2005 10:06:00)

There's still time to enter the 2005 Roux Scholarship - one of the most prestigious cooking competitions in the calendar.

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(12 January 2005 15:34:00)

The Restaurant Group – formerly known as City Centre Restaurants – has reported strong sales from its restaurants in concessions and leisure parks in the second half of 2004.

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(12 January 2005 11:32:00)

Urbium, the operator of 28 bar-restaurants, has reported record sales over the five weeks to 31 December, when turnover rose by 20%.

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(12 January 2005 11:25:00)

Steven Doherty, chef-proprietor of the Punch Bowl Inn at Crosthwaite in Cumbria, has taken over the daytime restaurant at the new flagship store of kitchenware giant Lakeland.

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(12 January 2005 10:13:11)

The British Tourism Partnership (BTP) has forecast a £1b jump in business tourism revenue for 2005.

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(11 January 2005 16:45:00)

JD Wetherspoon is to open two non-smoking pubs ahead of the planned 2008 government ban.

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(11 January 2005 16:45:00)

Zuma was voted restaurant of the year at the fourth annual Tatler restaurant awards, held last night at the Four Seasons hotel in London’s Park Lane.

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(11 January 2005 15:27:00)

Scottish and Newcastle Pub Enterprises (S&NPE) faces a tight deadline for finding lessees for the 364 pubs sold by Spirit in December.

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(11 January 2005 15:27:00)

Hurricane-force winds plunged hotels and restaurants in England and Scotland into darkness at the weekend.

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(11 January 2005 12:06:00)

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