Articles By Date 01 February 2002 - 28 February 2002
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Luxury Hotel Management (LHM) has become the second company in four months to announce that it is opening a hotel in Brighton.

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(14 February 2002 14:22:33)

Alas, poor Shakespeare, greetings card vendors know thee well.

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(14 February 2002 14:18:29)

MIKE TALL has been appointed UK business development director for the government services division of Compass.

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(14 February 2002 14:13:54)

Joep Peeters, 38, is general manager of the 910-bedroom Holiday Inn London-Kensington Forum, the largest of more than 1,500 Holiday Inns worldwide.

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(14 February 2002 14:09:37)

Hoteliers should warn each other about guests and disgruntled employees who might deliberately start fires, as 30% of hotel blazes are caused by arsonists, the London Fire Brigade said last week.

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(14 February 2002 14:00:15)

Just because they go on the side of the plate doesn't mean they're beside the point. Sauces, relishes and condiments can add good business, says Amanda Marcus.

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(14 February 2002 12:54:08)

World tourism growth ground to a halt in 2001, with the number of international tourists falling by 1.3% overall and by 11% in the last four months of the year.

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(14 February 2002 12:46:41)

Janet Felder, a partner and member of the property disputes team at Fladgate Felder, examines the issue of long-stay guests.

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(14 February 2002 12:44:46)

The candles burning every evening at the Appletree Country Inn have made it especially appealing to those looking for a romantic location to celebrate Valentine's Day. And there will be a few other bonuses, too... such as special pink bread rolls. Sara Guild reports.

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(14 February 2002 12:36:35)

Restaurant chain Blubeckers is opening the doors of its 13th outlet, and owner Ann Street Brewery intends to bankroll three new restaurants a year. Susan Clark learns more.

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(14 February 2002 12:31:28)

When Per Hellman got the call to bring the Millennium Broadway hotel back to life after 11 September, he didn't hesitate. Stanley Slaughter reports on New York's Lazarus act.

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(14 February 2002 12:25:59)

Lunchtime business is brisk at Aquarium in the heart of London's Square Mile, so good presentation of the mostly seafood menu relies on careful preparation. John Greenwood reports.

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(14 February 2002 12:22:10)

One of the things I love about hotels are the idiosyncrasies that contribute immeasurably to the success of the business - those little foibles that guests love about you translate into an ever-growing proportion of return and recommended business.

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(14 February 2002 12:15:23)

In the third part of their exploration of the Antipodes, former Claridge's general manager Ron Jones and his wife Eve investigate contrasting examples of the Australian hospitality industry, from Parramatta's colourful inns to Sydney's swish 41 restaurant.

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(14 February 2002 12:13:09)

Chef and restaurateur Paul Heathcote last night picked up the 2002 Arena Accolade at the networking organisation's 8th Annual Savoy Lecture, held at London’s Savoy Hotel.

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(14 February 2002 11:55:04)

British Airways firmly believes that it can win customers from competitors by serving better food, and it's employing some of the country's top chefs to help. Gaby Huddart reports.

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(14 February 2002 10:24:04)

The awards, run by Caterer & Hotelkeeper on behalf of the British Hospitality Association, aim to recognise the hospitality industry’s most outstanding employers and, by doing so, help change the negative perception which many job seekers have of our industry.

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(14 February 2002 9:27:10)

Two hundred national and local exhibitors are expecting to meet some 5,000 trade buyers during this year's two-day Bournemouth Hotel & Catering Exhibition at the Bournemouth International Centre. The event opens on 12 March. The Mayor of Bournemouth, Cllr Douglas Eyre will open the show and rumour has it that he might even show off his culinary skills in one of the live cookery theatres.

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(13 February 2002 17:40:19)

Restaurant operator Giardino has issued a profit warning, saying it expects trading for the 12 months to 31 July to be “substantially below market expectations”.

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(13 February 2002 16:55:11)

Passive smoking in bars and restaurant continues to be an issue high on the staff health and safety agenda, as much as for customer comfort.

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(13 February 2002 16:12:49)

The meat pie has been given a status lift by Brake Bros with the launch of a range of premium individual pies, taking on the quality, hand-made end of the market.

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(13 February 2002 16:12:03)

Coffee bar operator Coffee Republic saw sales fall by 10% in January.

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(13 February 2002 16:11:27)

The need to have a water softening unit plumbed into glasswashers to prevent limescale smears in hard water areas should not be a subject for discussion, but the size and cost of them can be an issue where turnover in a pub or restaurant is small to medium.

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(13 February 2002 16:11:01)

Following many years in the dessert market with its gâteaux, Sara Lee has launched its first ice-cream roulades.

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(13 February 2002 16:09:31)

Simon Jersey has developed a range of front of house uniforms that it claims is both hard-wearing and stylish.

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(13 February 2002 16:02:36)

The UK branch of the European Catering Association is this year hosting the organisation's international conference.

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(13 February 2002 15:56:40)

After launching the Spirit six-burner medium-duty cooking range, Bartlett has added a version with more powerful burners.

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(13 February 2002 15:42:49)

Cumberland Sausage in Beer and Onion Gravy has been added to the sous-vide range of individual entrée dishes from Loxtons.

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(13 February 2002 15:30:35)

Why do small food and catering businesses find it difficult to understand and comply with food law and to identify appropriate solutions?

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(13 February 2002 15:27:15)

Executive chef, Kanuhura Sun Resort & Spa, Maldives

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(13 February 2002 14:22:50)

General manager, Royal Mirage Palace Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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(13 February 2002 12:31:24)

Duncan Rutter, former director of the Hotel and Catering Industry Training Board (HCITB), has died after a long illness, aged 72.

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(13 February 2002 11:58:13)

A Transport and General Workers' Union official has accused London hotels of passing the buck by contracting out jobs they cannot fill and not looking too closely into the pay and conditions of the agency staff they use.

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(13 February 2002 11:56:28)

Inflation-busting wage increases are causing concern among hoteliers in the UK, a British Hospitality Association (BHA) survey has found.

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(13 February 2002 11:54:23)

The UK restaurant sector can expect a tough first six months of 2002, says the latest report from consultant Ernst & Young.

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(13 February 2002 11:12:24)

The number of hotel room nights worldwide booked electronically through the Global Distribution Systems (GDS) fell by 11.7% during the fourth quarter of 2001.

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(12 February 2002 17:23:50)

A Scottish MSP is pushing for school meals to be made available free to all pupils.

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(12 February 2002 17:13:17)

Members of the Scottish Olympic catering team have been on the DiversyLever stand talking with visitors about competing in cookery competitions.

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(12 February 2002 14:16:33)

The NHS has failed to meet the targets set by the Government's £40m Better Hospital Food programme.

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(12 February 2002 12:41:29)

An administrator has been appointed to sell the Neat restaurant in the Oxo Wharf Tower as a going concern.

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(12 February 2002 11:02:05)

Contract caterer Castle View has sold Castle Independent, its £30m-a-year-turnover school meals subsidiary, to the Compass group for an undisclosed sum to focus on the leisure and business and industry sectors.

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(12 February 2002 10:20:57)

Some results just in from the live theatre competitions...

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(11 February 2002 18:38:10)

A result just in from the senior display competition...

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(11 February 2002 18:31:06)

Results from the junior display classes...

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(11 February 2002 18:20:47)

More than €50b (£30b) is spent in Europe each year on food-on-the-move, according to the market analyst Datamonitor.

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(11 February 2002 18:14:21)

The results of Friday's La Parade competition were as follows...

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(11 February 2002 18:01:56)

Contract caterers Ian Tritton and Gordon Haggarty have set up a new contract catering business nearly four years after selling Capitol Catering to Granada.

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(11 February 2002 17:40:07)

More than half of UK consumers are concerned about hygiene in restaurants and take-aways, according to the latest Consumer Attitudes to Food survey from the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

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(11 February 2002 17:07:32)

British cities and resorts could increase their earnings by £15m if an extra 10% of overseas conference and exhibition visitors extended their visit by just two days, says the British Tourism Partnership (BTP).

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(11 February 2002 14:37:33)

PizzaExpress, the pizza and pasta restaurant group, continues to grow after recording a 14% increase in turnover in the six months to 31 December 2001.

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(11 February 2002 14:33:18)

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