The number of overseas visitors coming to the UK has fallen by the biggest margin in 20 years, according to statistics released by the Office for National Statistics today.
(31 October 2002 16:15:37)
Michelin-starred chef Jean-Christophe Novelli is leaving London to cook in the country, basing himself at the Hertfordshire restaurant, Auberge du Lac.
(31 October 2002 15:06:19)
The only thing that comes around faster than the diary column are the VAT quarterly returns.
(31 October 2002 14:44:02)
More British pubs now have the French game boules than bar billiards, according to the latest edition of the Good Pub Guide.
(31 October 2002 14:33:11)
Three former chefs from the Farfelu restaurant in Glasgow's Merchant City will head up the kitchen brigade at Southbank, Scottish restaurateur Alex Knight's first solo venture which opened in Glasgow on the 23rd October.
(31 October 2002 13:04:05)
Hotel companies are tapping into a new market - guests who wish to commune with nature but don't want to leave their creature comforts at home. Gillian Drummond reports on the latest in luxury camping in the USA, while Rosalind Mullen takes a look down under
(30 October 2002 11:23:27)
Top Irish chef Kevin Thornton collected the Restaurant of the Year award in Dublin last week for his restaurant Thornton's in the Fitzwilliam hotel - then qualified for another prize for candour, as he answered criticism about rising prices.
(30 October 2002 10:39:42)
How is catering in schools changing? How can you successfully market your brand to kids? How can you develop a kids’ menu? These are some of the topics that will be examined at the Catering for Kids Conference on 21-22 November at the Marriott hotel in Slough, Berkshire.
(29 October 2002 16:03:35)
Peter's tie-up with Arla - Hot on the heels of its acquisition of Glanbia Food Service, Peter's Food Service has agreed a deal with Arla Foodservice that will see Peter's distributing Arla dairy products - including Lurpak and Anchor butter and Cravendale extended-life milk.
(29 October 2002 12:57:21)
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(29 October 2002 12:49:37)