Articles By Date 01 February 2002 - 28 February 2002
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Bob Gledhill takes a look at the new ideas in catering equipment that were competing for attention at this year's Hotelympia.

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(21 February 2002 10:04:53)

The launch of a Howard Johnson Serviced Apartment in Bristol is the start of Cendant Corporation's assault on the UK's three-star market. Sara Guild reports.

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(21 February 2002 10:01:18)

Pata negra ham is Spain's favourite delicacy, but what makes a bit of old pig so special? Joanna Wood learns that from tiny acorns...

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(21 February 2002 9:55:30)

In the second part of our Hotelympia review, Chef looks at some of the highlights in the competition classes. Photographs by Sam Bailey.

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(21 February 2002 9:45:21)

The chief executive is gone (well, he's announced that intention); long live the chief executive.

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(21 February 2002 9:30:49)

By the time you read this, Confex 2002, another industry bandwagon at Earls Court, will be nearing its conclusion.

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(21 February 2002 9:26:28)

Catering for a collection of hungry travellers on a journey across the African bush may sound like a logistical nightmare, but is it? Corinne Hitching speaks to some overland cooks to find out.

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(21 February 2002 9:24:05)

The new chef-proprietor at Thackeray's, named for the famous man of letters, has made some dramatic changes. Fiona Sims read the manuscript.

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(21 February 2002 9:21:44)

Virgin Hotels' majority share in Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons has been sold to Orient-Express Hotels as part of a $40m (£28m) deal.

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(20 February 2002 17:23:41)

A restaurant has become the first in the Netherlands to win a third Michelin star.

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(20 February 2002 15:32:01)

Michelin has released the results of its French restaurant guide two weeks early after leaks about which chefs had won and lost stars.

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(20 February 2002 15:31:18)

The following is a list of the additions and deletions of stars in the French Michelin guide 2002:

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(20 February 2002 15:27:24)

The Beer Orders, drawn up in 1989 to prevent unfair competition in the pub market, are to soon to be scrapped, competition minister Melanie Johnson has announced.

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(20 February 2002 15:05:48)

To protect hands from burning in the kitchen, equipment supplier Dexam has launched the Orka Miracle Mitt.

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(20 February 2002 15:04:39)

Lyons Seafoods has launched two breaded fish products, Salmon Bites and Tuna Bites.

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(20 February 2002 15:00:21)

Interior furnishing company Andy Thornton has introduced a louvre fan which it claims will circulate warm air in winter and cool air in summer.

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(20 February 2002 14:44:25)

Britannia Catering is offering to print personalised labels on its glass mini-pots of breakfast preserves.

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(20 February 2002 14:40:46)

The Microbake range of savoury pies from Freshbake has been relaunched in six new varieties.

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(20 February 2002 14:35:49)

From April, UK building regulations covering hot food premises will require the installation of a grease separator in the waste water system to reduce the disposal of grease into the sewerage system.

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(20 February 2002 14:31:15)

An innovative idea for keeping customers in the pub at night rather than going down the road for a take-away has been introduced by Fairway Foodservice in the form of a microwaveable bucket of cooked Ribs and Wings.

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(20 February 2002 14:27:05)

Italy has introduced tough new smoking rules for pubs and restaurants.

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(20 February 2002 12:36:41)

Pret A Manger, the sandwich-shop chain, is expanding into Asia.

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(20 February 2002 12:33:43)

Some of Scotland's top hotels are sending a trade mission to Russia in a bid to find new markets in the aftermath of 11 September.

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(20 February 2002 12:30:07)

Sue Gray, owner of the Fox & Goose Inn in Armscote, Warwickshire, and former Caterer Adopted Business operator, is opening a new bar and restaurant in the town centre on 25 March.

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(20 February 2002 12:26:37)

Ian Eldridge, former chief executive of restaurant group PizzaExpress, said last week that he left the company because it had become so big that he was no longer excited by his job.

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(20 February 2002 12:23:47)

Business caterer BaxterSmith has won three contracts worth a combined annual turnover of £2.7m, each running for three years.

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(20 February 2002 12:20:57)

Burger chain McDonald's announced this week that it is to open 90 restaurants across the UK this year.

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(20 February 2002 12:19:00)

Malmaison has plans to convert Oxford Prison into a 90-bedroom hotel, and is due to announce its European expansion plans in the next few weeks.

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(20 February 2002 12:16:21)

Reg Gifford is closing his Cumbrian country house hotel Michael's Nook after 32 years.

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(20 February 2002 12:13:58)

Scottish group Macdonald Hotels is planning a £40m expansion of its four-star, 109-bedroom Inchyra Grange Hotel near Falkirk, Scotland.

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(20 February 2002 11:42:32)

Furious French chefs have stormed the Arc de Triomphe in protest at high taxes and fast-food restaurants they claim are driving them out of business.

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(20 February 2002 10:35:46)

Duncan Palmer, general manager of the five-star, 90-bedroom Connaught hotel in London, has resigned.

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(19 February 2002 18:03:37)

Bars and restaurants in London’s Covent Garden are raising money for extra police officers to patrol the area.

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(19 February 2002 17:59:34)

Thistle Hotels could enter into a sale-and-leaseback deal on some of its London hotels, say industry observers.

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(19 February 2002 17:51:19)

The collapse of specialist management company Albion Contracts earlier this month has dealt a further blow to Scotland's Leonardo & Co Italian restaurant chain, which went into receivership on 4 January.

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(19 February 2002 16:35:42)

Anton Edelmann, executive chef at London’s Savoy hotel, is to head an advisory group of chefs who will help develop an international catering and hospitality school in Derbyshire.

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(19 February 2002 11:59:54)

SFI, the pubs and bars group that owns and operates the Slug and Lettuce and Litten Tree chains, has got a new chief executive.

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(19 February 2002 10:26:44)

Pub company SFI has lost its financial director to restaurant and pub group Hartford.

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(19 February 2002 10:02:52)

Bar operator SFI said today it would slow down its expansion programme as it believes it has reached its peak.

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(19 February 2002 9:08:46)

London-based Etrusca Restaurants is set to expand into Europe by opening outlets at a series of new shopping and dining centres called Heron City.

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(18 February 2002 17:08:04)

The London Tourist Board (LTB) is predicting modest growth in visitors to London this year but says it will take a long-term marketing effort to get the figures back up to pre-2001 levels.

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(18 February 2002 14:09:34)

David Everitt-Matthias is the kind of two-Michelin-starred chef that the famous Red Guide had in mind when it introduced its second and third stars 70 years ago.

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(18 February 2002 12:25:48)

David Wood is to leave his job as chief executive of the HCIMA at Easter to become the first chief executive of the British Association of Hospitality Accountants (BAHA).

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(18 February 2002 12:17:28)

Joint, Primal cuts and post-trim

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(18 February 2002 12:14:47)

Cut, portions, recipe and function.

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(18 February 2002 12:10:30)

Portion-controlled cuts - per kg.

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(18 February 2002 12:08:37)

Restaurant group Carluccio’s has bought Footlights Restaurant on The Green in Ealing, west London, from Noble House Leisure for £245,000.

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(18 February 2002 11:45:09)

Muscle/seam boning a roebuck - Allow yourself 60 to 90 minutes initially to complete this procedure, but expect to work more quickly with practice.

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(18 February 2002 11:39:35)

Coffee bar operator Caffe Nero has bought 26 Aroma coffee shops from McDonald’s.

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(18 February 2002 11:36:49)

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(18 February 2002 11:24:59)

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