Articles By Date 01 November 2004 - 30 November 2004
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A handful of teenagers at a south-east London school have rebelled against a scheme masterminded by Jamie Oliver to encourage them to eat healthier school meals.

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(25 November 2004 10:53:00)

Commercial microwave ovens are so sophisticated these days you can cook all sorts of things at the touch of a button. Antony Adshead reports

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(24 November 2004 18:31:00)

The reasons for needing temporary kitchens vary from nice to necessary. Unexpected peaks in business, on the one hand, or a fire-damaged kitchen, on the other, can mean you need to quickly relocate food preparation.

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(24 November 2004 18:29:00)

Disillusioned by the demands of the supermarkets, apple farmers David and Linda Deme hit upon the idea of blending juices from the different varieties they grew. Now they're building quite a following among restaurant and bar operators looking for something different

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(24 November 2004 18:28:24)

The wine list at Simpson's-in-the-Strand had got a bit tired, so general manager Robin Easton decided to let his staff loose on it. Fiona Sims reports

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(24 November 2004 18:21:00)

The prison service puts a lot of effort into training inmates for jobs in catering after their release. Some prisons now even offer NVQ level 3 training in their kitchens. But how willing are companies to give ex-offenders a second chance?

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(24 November 2004 18:20:38)

It's a far cry from the days when Dubai was a small fishing settlement. Now the resort has changed out of all recognition and it seems there's no stopping its burgeoning hotel scene

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(24 November 2004 18:19:00)

Stuart Hudson, sommelier at Mju restaurant, London

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(24 November 2004 17:45:42)

Eire's image plea, Seeing the light, Eating-out boom

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(24 November 2004 17:45:15)

A clutch of leading London restaurateurs are thinking of turning their restaurants into proprietary clubs, which are company-owned but require a membership fee, so their customers can continue lighting up.

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(24 November 2004 16:13:15)

All the latest appointments and promotions...

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(24 November 2004 14:38:00)

Janvi Patel and Anna Humphrey, assistant solicitors in the leisure and hospitality group at law firm Charles Russell, look at the potential minefield of age discrimination

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(23 November 2004 18:17:00)

Best Western GB

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(23 November 2004 18:14:46)

Fish, fresh produce, meat and how to use them...

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(23 November 2004 18:12:00)

...Bonfire Night

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(23 November 2004 18:09:00)

Here's an ethical conundrum for you: a wheelchair user contacts a hotel and asks if it has a lift that can accommodate his wheelchair. Somebody on reception reassures him that the hotel has suitable disabled access, so the wheelchair user books a room.

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(23 November 2004 18:07:00)

Who do you want to win the US election and why?

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(23 November 2004 18:06:09)

London Mayor Ken Livingstone threatened to increase the congestion charge by at least £1 to £6 this week, causing an outcry among businesses in the capital.

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(23 November 2004 18:04:03)

Jeremy King and Chris Corbin's Wolseley (pictured) in Piccadilly was voted the London Restaurant of the Year in the Harpers & Moët Restaurant Awards this week (1 November).

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(23 November 2004 18:03:00)

James Thompson, the man behind Edinburgh landmarks Prestonfield House and the Witchery, has capped 25 years in the industry by scooping the Silver Thistle, the top accolade at VisitScotland's Thistle Awards.

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(23 November 2004 17:57:00)

The Wales Trades Union Congress (TUC) is campaigning to ban smoking in the workplace.

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(23 November 2004 17:50:00)

Hotelier Stephen Korany, renowned for his 42 years of service at the Basil Street Hotel, died on 22 October after a prolonged illness.

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(23 November 2004 17:49:26)

The current VAT regime for hotels and restaurants in the Irish Republic is "one of the worst in Europe" and is a barrier to tourism, according to the Irish Hotels' Federation (IHF).

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(23 November 2004 17:47:54)

Facilities management company OCS Group has bought Reading-based contract caterer Just Deli for an undisclosed sum.

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(23 November 2004 17:41:00)

Celtic Inns, the 55-strong Wales-based pub chain, has agreed a £26m buyout by venture capitalist Sand Aire Private Equity to fuel its expansion.

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(23 November 2004 17:40:00)

Caterer's Stub out Smoking campaign is continuing to strike a chord with readers.

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(23 November 2004 17:40:00)

Whitbread is to double its capital expenditure on acquiring new sites and dispose of £800m of non-core and low-returning assets.

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(23 November 2004 17:37:00)

Victor Lewis-Smith has something nice to say for once...

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(23 November 2004 17:36:00)

Hand Picked Hotels has won top prize at the first Business Excellence Awards for the hospitality and tourism industry.

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(23 November 2004 17:34:00)

A Greene King pub in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, has seen its sales rocket 40% since converting to a no-smoking venue in April.

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(23 November 2004 17:33:00)

If you're a waitress, well versed in current events, and have the bottle not to be cowed by Anne Robinson, then Talent TV wants to hear from you.

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(23 November 2004 17:31:00)

The number of pubs, restaurants, and bars that sell alcohol continues to grow, despite a slight blip over the past year, according to new Government figures.

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(23 November 2004 17:30:00)

Water is the theme of this year's Meals on Wheels Week, which starts next Monday (8 November).

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(23 November 2004 17:20:00)

Clapham House Group has exchanged contracts for its third Bombay Bicycle Club restaurant in London.

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(23 November 2004 17:19:00)

A Bath primary school has won the best school dinners title at the Soil Association's Organic Food Awards 2004.

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(23 November 2004 17:18:00)

Central London bar group Soho Clubs and Bars is to buy two more late-night licensed venues in Soho in the next two months.

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(23 November 2004 17:16:00)

Generations of fledgling holiday-makers once flocked to the Yorkshire coast, but in the seventies and eighties its resorts fell on hard times as tourists opted for more exotic climes.

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(23 November 2004 17:09:00)

Troubled hotel group Queens Moat Houses (QMH) has ceased trading on the London Stock Exchange following its takeover by Goldman Sachs-owned property financier Whitehall 2001.

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(23 November 2004 17:08:00)

"Atul Kochhar is the best in his field, and his passion for tradition shines through in this book, which is aimed at the domestic market"

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(23 November 2004 17:08:00)

Beware the rating bandits

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(23 November 2004 17:05:00)

Maybe you've dreamed of setting up on your own but been put off by sky-high property prices.

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(23 November 2004 16:58:00)

Forget the rise of low-carb diets and the talk of sandwiches being past it - according to its followers the market still has a long way to go. Karl Cushing investigates

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(23 November 2004 16:50:00)

Damien Doutaz from Switzerland beat finalists from all over Europe to win the title of Best Apprentice Chef in Europe 2004 at this year's Maƒtres Cuisiniers de France competition, held for the first time in London.

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(23 November 2004 16:45:00)

The Savoy Grill's JOSHEMETT heads for south-east France, where Michel Bras whips up a feast of sweetbreads, lobster and pigeon while Led Zeppelin disturbs the neighbours

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(23 November 2004 16:41:00)

Where in Britain is the food more exotic and full of flavour than in Languedoc? Inverness, of course, says chef Loic Lefebvre. Emma Allen went to find out why

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(23 November 2004 16:39:00)

Smoke-free, or free to smoke? Simon Wright

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(23 November 2004 16:29:00)

...make Mju-style prawn soup

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(23 November 2004 16:28:00)

The five-star Swissôtel the Howard, London, has appointed a new director of sales and marketing, Simone Broekhaar. She joins from Swissôtel Amsterdam hotel, where she was director of sales and marketing.

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(23 November 2004 16:27:00)

Manchester's buzzing nightlife and music scene has long made it popular with students, but major development in the past five years and the attraction of events such as the Commonwealth Games has helped raise its profile further.

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(23 November 2004 16:22:00)

For the operator who fancies following in the footsteps of Rick Stein and flexing their culinary muscles in Padstow, this week we bring you the Golden Lion freehouse.

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(23 November 2004 16:21:00)

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