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

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(17 February 2002 17:13:17)

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

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(15 February 2002 17:16:35)

Two men have been arrested after three luxury cars were stolen from a car park used by customers of London's Savoy hotel last night.

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(15 February 2002 17:01:36)

The future of Britain's second-largest Salon Culinaire chefs' competition, held every two years at Hospitality Week at the NEC, Birmingham, has been thrown into doubt.

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(15 February 2002 15:51:11)

Essential news from around the world...

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(15 February 2002 14:40:59)

The Government has come under fire from its own supporters in the House of Lords over the amount of money it is spending to attract foreign tourists back to Great Britain.

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(15 February 2002 14:26:05)

Television advertising campaigns have boosted turnover and sales at home delivery pizza company Domino’s.

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(15 February 2002 14:03:45)

The Waterside Inn, which this year celebrates its 30th birthday, will host the first Chef Eats Out event of 2002. Amanda Afiya reports.

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(15 February 2002 11:44:07)

Difficult trading conditions have failed to dampen business at hotel group De Vere.

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(15 February 2002 10:58:43)

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(15 February 2002 10:56:51)

Growth continues to be the “primary objective” of contract catering giant Compass.

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(15 February 2002 10:55:34)

Rouelles de calamar sur carpaccio de bonito, croquants de légumes assaisonnés à l'huile de sésame et à l'encre de seiche (sautéd squid and a crisp vegetable salad, served on a bed of tuna carpaccio, seasoned with a sesame oil and squid ink dressing)

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(15 February 2002 10:37:25)

Rezidor SAS Hospitality has reported its seventh consecutive year of growth in hotel numbers and volume of business.

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(15 February 2002 10:31:39)

Valentine's Day is arguably the one time in the year when people are almost guaranteed to go out. But what does hospitality have to offer, and what do the true romantics do when they get there? Sara Guild joins Cupid to find out.

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(15 February 2002 10:18:36)

Please send letters to: The Editor, Caterer & Hotelkeeper, Quadrant House, The Quadrant, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5AS. They may be faxed on 020 8652 8973 or e-mailed to forbes.mutch@rbi.co.uk. The opinions expressed on this page are not necessarily shared by the editor or other members of the magazine's staff. We welcome views on any subject relevant to the catering industry, but request that letters be kept short and to the point. The editor reserves the right to edit and select letters.

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(15 February 2002 10:12:04)

Chips, mushy peas and a bad-tempered dinner lady - no more. Coventry Contract Services has shown that modern school meals means providing children with not only good food, but a comfortable environment to eat it in. Jessica Gunn reports.

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(15 February 2002 10:06:20)

Chef rounds up some of the early highlights of last week's Hotelympia. Photographs by Sam Bailey.

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(15 February 2002 10:01:11)

The hunt for the 2002 Roux Scholar is nearer to completion with the announcement of this year's 16 semi-finalists.

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(15 February 2002 9:42:40)

The Yorkshire town of Rotherham welcomed back local boy Paul Rhodes, executive head chef of Chez Nico and Incognico restaurants in London, on 1 February when he paid a visit to the local college to cook a meal with its catering students.

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(15 February 2002 9:35:32)

This year's semi-finalists for the Academy of Culinary Arts Annual Awards of Excellence have a nail-biting few days still to go before they learn whether they have won places in the final due to be staged at Thames Valley University in Ealing, west London, and London's Le Gavroche restaurant on 3 and 13 April, respectively.

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(15 February 2002 9:32:03)

National Chef of the Year Bruce Sangster has left his job as executive chef at City of London bank Lehman Brothers.

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(14 February 2002 17:35:01)

Hotel operating profits are down by £15m a month against last year, Six Continents said today as it issued a repeat warning on profits.

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(14 February 2002 17:00:09)

Contract caterer Martin’s Food Services and trade unions in Yorkshire’s East Riding are involved in a dispute over proposed cuts to school meals workers' terms and conditions.

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(14 February 2002 16:40:43)

Hampshire-based Albion Contracts, the specialist pub management company, has gone into liquidation.

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(14 February 2002 16:39:24)

Faces & places is edited by Louise Bozec Contact her at louise.bozec@rbi.co.uk.

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(14 February 2002 16:03:55)

Wine cave - Now here's a good idea.

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(14 February 2002 15:43:44)

Contract caterer Castle View has sold Castle Independent, its school meals subsidiary, to the Compass Group.

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(14 February 2002 15:41:07)

Dear Monkey I, Looking forward to making you my monkey wife and spending lots of time in our kitchen making lots of saucy dishes together. With lots and lots of love, Monkey II

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(14 February 2002 15:39:23)

More and more Mju - Millennium Hotels and Resorts is to open Mju restaurants at its hotels across the globe, following the success of Mju at the Millennium Knightsbridge in London, where Japanese chef Tetsuya Wakuda is a consultant.

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(14 February 2002 15:34:23)

Punch Retail, the managed pub company, has changed its name to Spirit Group.

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(14 February 2002 15:30:50)

Restaurant group PizzaExpress announced this week that it sold £103.8m-worth of pizza and pasta in the six months to 31 December 2001.

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(14 February 2002 15:27:18)

...or so the FSA would have you think. Ian McKerracher just can't believe it.

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(14 February 2002 15:24:28)

Chef Richard Neat spoke for the first time this week about the closure of his London restaurant in the Oxo Tower.

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(14 February 2002 15:21:59)

Manchester-based hotel management and development firm Countrywide Leisure Management has been awarded the master franchise for the Golden Tulip and Tulip Inn hotels in the UK and Ireland.

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(14 February 2002 15:20:08)

Simonds resigns - Gavin Simonds, finance director at Millennium & Copthorne (M&C), resigned last week, five months after taking the job.

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(14 February 2002 15:17:53)

City Centre Restaurants (CCR) has begun the process of selling off its ailing Wok Wok chain, according to trade insiders.

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(14 February 2002 15:14:41)

The Government has called for a European investigation into the proposed purchase by Compass of three railway caterers to be extended to the UK.

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(14 February 2002 15:11:24)

Italian-born Marco Truffelli has been promoted to managing director of Edinburgh's Town House Company.

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(14 February 2002 15:06:14)

Italian hoteliers are fed up with prostitutes openly touting for business in and around city hotels. But tourist chiefs sometimes take a more philosophical attitude, as Ben Walker found out on a visit to Bologna.

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(14 February 2002 15:03:52)

Police are appealing to hoteliers who may have information concerning a missing Korean student.

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(14 February 2002 15:01:13)

Italian hotel group Starhotels is due to finish building work at its 193-bedroom hotel in Bologna at the end of April.

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(14 February 2002 14:55:27)

US corporation Cendant increased sales and profits in its hospitality division last year but saw income from its hotel franchising fall as a result of the 11 September attacks.

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(14 February 2002 14:53:18)

Newspaper advertisements running throughout February are calling upon members of the public to send postcards urging their overseas friends and relatives to holiday in Britain - and perhaps to win free flights and holidays for their efforts.

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(14 February 2002 14:51:29)

A Wiltshire hotelier has decided to tackle the skills shortage by setting up a recruitment agency to bring Polish chefs to Britain.

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(14 February 2002 14:49:05)

Regent Inns saw profits rise by 5.6% in the second half of last year.

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(14 February 2002 14:46:57)

Every year, the Hotelympia exhibition launches products and equipment that can make you gasp with admiration. Amanda Marcus reports.

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(14 February 2002 14:44:27)

There will be little love lost between restaurant managers Sharon and Armando Cioffi on Valentine's Day as the couple will be competing for business on one of their busiest days of the year.

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(14 February 2002 14:33:27)

Brochure blunder causes anguished Wales - SAGA Holidays has caused an upset in Wales by describing Cardiff and Newport as being in England.

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(14 February 2002 14:29:24)

A chef was fired from his job at an Edinburgh restaurant for throwing and kicking pans across the kitchen, an employment tribunal has ruled.

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(14 February 2002 14:25:01)

The ancient Bell Inn, believed to be the oldest pub in Nottingham, has been sold by the family which has owned it for more than 100 years.

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(14 February 2002 14:22:33)

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