Articles By Date 01 September 2006 - 30 September 2006
Results: 101 - 150 of 2002

Simon James is the managing director of Eden Foodservice, the education arm of Initial Catering Services (ICS). Its younger sister, Autograph Foodservice, was created in 2001 to target the B&I sector.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Pan-fry the John Dory in hot olive oil until golden. Finish with butter and season with lemon juice and sea salt. Quickly sear the trout, then fillet and season with lemon and pepper. Reserve.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Richard Caring is the once-reclusive clothing tycoon who has been shot into the limelight in recent years through his rapid acquisition of a clutch of trophy hospitality businesses.

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Oliver Peyton is the founder and chairman of Peyton and Byrne (formerly Gruppo Ltd) whose restaurants have been as applauded for their architectural achievements as for their gastronomic standards.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Mike is the managing director of Sodexho’s business and industry division and holds the same position for its events and leisure catering arm, Sodexho Prestige. He is also chief executive officer for Rugby Travel & Hospitality 2007.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Mike Audis was promoted from the role of chief executive officer of Avenance UK to become chief executive officer of Elior UK in March 2005 following a restructure of a company that had rapidly grown into the UK’s fourth largest contract caterer.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Michelle Hanson is the managing director of Sodexho Education, responsible for catering contracts in state schools, independent schools and further and higher education.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Michel and his brother Albert are viewed as the godfathers of modern restaurant cuisine in the UK. They put Britain on the culinary map; raised standards across the board through their ground-breaking Michelin-starred restaurants, TV series, and many books; and trained and encouraged many of today’s top chefs.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Mark Hix is the chef-director of Caprice Holdings, a group that embraces some of London’s most enduring and popular restaurants.

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Jürgen Giesbert is the executive vice-president for the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Africa areas at US-based hotel management giant Marriott International. He oversees 96 hotels with 18,864 bedrooms across 11 countries.

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Ian El-Mokadem is chief executive officer of Compass Group UK & Ireland.

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Graham Gilbert is the managing director of OCS Catering & Support Services, a contract caterer active in the B&I, education, healthcare and vending sectors.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Geoffrey Harrison is the managing director of Harrison Catering Services, a medium-sized contract caterer that he founded in Thame, Oxfordshire in 1994.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Danny Pecorelli is the managing director of Exclusive Hotels, which owns and operates four of the UK’s top-tier country house hotels, all in the South of England.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Claudio Pulze is one of London’s most influential and prolific restaurateurs. He has opened more than 35 restaurants in the capital since 1975, many of which have showcased the talents of some of today’s most celebrated chefs – Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing, Jason Atherton, Giorgio Locatelli, Stephen Terry and Vineet Bhatia to name just a few.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Chris Copner is executive director of Compass Group’s B&I division for the UK and Ireland.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

This destination bar in Fulham is the latest venture from the team behind Tugga. Offering club membership, the bar, which has an extensive cocktail and Champagne list, aims to replicate Portuguese nightlife and allows for both relaxed drinks and late-night revelling. Live music and DJs will provide funk, house and electro with a Mediterranean feel.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Management of available space for conferences and events is key to optimising performance, says hotel industry consultant Melvin Gold

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

I am writing to you to highlight the rising trend in working interviews/skills tests.

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Arsenal FC's new 60,000-seat Emirates Stadium comes complete with this VIP area created by design consultants 20/20, which offers a private lounge, restaurant, bar, valet parking and concierge service.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Masala World, creator of Indian haute cuisine, has secured two new London sites to expand its midmarket restaurant brand, Masala Zone.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Anthony Demetre and Will Smith's latest venture, Arbutus, was this week named best new London restaurant at the Time Out Eating & Drinking Awards 2006.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

There are still hazards to be negotiated, but the way ahead for the hotel sector seems to show promise for improved profitability. Daniel Thomas reports

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

From the dawn of time, when Eve sinned by eating one in the Garden of Eden, to William Tell and pies that American moms make, apples, perhaps more than any other fruit, have a colourful history.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

This new lounge bar, designed by David d'Almada, is located in the basement of Yakitoria and continues the chic Japanese theme. There's a sleek, reflective bar as well as private dining and event space.

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The 2006 National Chef of Wales recently left the principality to take up a job in York, but he's proud to be representing his country in this week's National Chef of the Year competition. Joanna Wood went to meet Nick Evans

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

From the team behind Gamba and Urban Grill, this city centre site was formerly the Bank of England's Scottish headquarters. The brasserie has a unique atmosphere mixing traditional features with contemporary design.

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US hotel and leisure development group Thomas Enterprises has bought London's Ten Trinity Square and plans to turn the landmark venue into a luxury hotel.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Industry figures have criticised Sir Michael Lyons for attempting to play down the importance of bed tax proposals in the debate on local government funding.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

London and Edinburgh Swallow Group's (LESG) sudden collapse into administration has been met with a discernible lack of surprise by industry commentators.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

De Vere's Cavendish hotel in London's Piccadilly is set to be bought by the Barclay brothers for £100m.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Peter De Savary has sold his luxury country house hotel, Bovey Castle, Devon, to Hilwood Resorts and Hotels for £26.4m.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Who do you think is the most powerful person in the hospitality industry? In this week's Caterer, we've compiled our second CatererSearch100 - a rundown of the 100 most important figures in hospitality, those whose actions we believe are having the most impact in 2006.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

John Hutson is chief executive of JD Wetherspoon, which owns and manages more than 650 pubs (around 70 under the Lloyds Number 1 brand) that employs 15,370 staff.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Robin Rowland is the chief executive of the fast-growing YO! Sushi restaurant chain that was founded in late 1990s by events promoter and stage designer Simon Woodruffe.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Michael Flaxman is chief operating officer of Accor Hotels for the Northern, Central and Eastern European regions. He is responsible for more than 800 hotels in 18 countries, including the UK and Ireland.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Simon Kossoff is the managing director of Carluccio’s Caffés, the rapidly-growing chain of Italian cafés each of which is coupled with an Italian grocer and a deli. The company now operates nearly 30 venues across London and the South East of England that employ in excess of 1,100 staff.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Rick Holroyd and Nick Howe are joint managing directors of independent contract caterer Holroyd Howe, which they set up together in 1997 to target the B&I and education markets. The Amersham-based group initially focused on London and the Home Counties but has now grown into a national player.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Mitchell Tonks is the co-founder and chief executive of FishWorks, an award-winning and rapidly-growing chain that has broken new ground by combining a fishmongers, a fish café and a seafood cookery school on every site.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

John Derkach is the managing director of Costa Coffee (Global), a lynchpin of the Whitbread business alongside budget hotel group Premier Travel Inn.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

David Guile is the deputy chief executive of Macdonald Hotels and Resorts, the privately-owned company co-founded by executive director Donald Macdonald that operates around 69 mostly four- and five-star hotels across the UK.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Julian Metcalfe is the co-founder and creative director of Prêt à Manger, the groundbreaking sandwich chain that ushered in a new era a freshly-made quality food to take-away.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Gerry Ford is the chairman and chief executive of Caffé Nero, the third largest player in the £1.1b branded coffee bar market after Starbucks and Costa Coffee. Its 260-plus branches give it a 13% share of the sector.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Robert Cook is the chief executive officer of two boutique hotel chains – the nine-strong Malmaison and the nine–strong Hotel du Vin – which are owned by investment property group Marylebone Warwick Balfour (MWB).

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

Chris and his younger brother Jeff Galvin are the chefs with a Michelin-starred past whose first venture – Galvin Bistrot de Luxe - was one of London’s most eagerly awaited openings last year.

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(21 September 2006 0:00:00)

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