Articles By Date 01 November 2004 - 30 November 2004
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The family of Nick Gill, former Michelin-starred chef and brother of Sunday Times restaurant critic AA Gill, are appealing for news of his whereabouts six years after he disappeared.

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(10 November 2004 15:54:00)

Eyck Zimmer, senior sous chef at London's Ritz hotel, has been chosen to represent the UK for a second time in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or cooking competition in France.

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(10 November 2004 15:44:00)

Harvey and June McLean-Ross

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(10 November 2004 15:42:00)

Arjun Waney, the majority shareholder in Rainer Becker's Zuma and Roka restaurants in London, plans to open what he believes to be the capital's first purely Provençal restaurant.

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(10 November 2004 15:41:00)

McDonald's has helped to create jobs and bring investment into some of the UK's most deprived areas, according to a think-tank The Work Foundation.

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(10 November 2004 15:35:00)

Menzies Hotels has pulled out of a deal with a large investor that could have helped fund "an aggressive acquisition strategy" to double the chain to 28 hotels.

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(10 November 2004 15:33:00)

Caterers should take extreme care when using Spanish eggs to avoid giving their customers salmonella enteriditis, warns the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

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(10 November 2004 15:32:00)

OK, so these might not be the most glamorous sides to your business, but once you've got the opening night organised, the website built, the staff smiling and the gleaming kit ready and waiting in the kitchen, there are a few other boxes you simply have tick (you'll thank us in the end)

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(10 November 2004 15:31:00)

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

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(10 November 2004 14:12:00)

Following the £66.4m acquisition of Hotel du Vin by property group MWB, owner of rival chain Malmaison, what plans are there for the boutique chains now? Karl Cushing met up with the main protagonists to find out

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(10 November 2004 12:06:00)

Giles Coren is pleasantly surprised by theatre/bar/restaurant...

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(10 November 2004 11:56:00)

How do you make your future customers realise what you already know: that your new business is the best thing to have happened to them for years? Dan Bignold asked two marketing experts, consultant Pamela Carvell and Alias Hotels marketing director Rupert Kenyon, for answers

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(10 November 2004 11:47:00)

Freehold hotel properties in Cornwall are always in demand, and this property is sure to be no exception.

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(10 November 2004 11:33:00)

When people think of Coventry they tend to think of the perfume factory that was bombed in the war, a naked Lady Godiva riding her horse through the city... or concrete. But times are changing.

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(10 November 2004 11:15:00)

What's wrong with pricing?

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(10 November 2004 11:07:00)

The role of goodwill in restaurant purchases

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(10 November 2004 10:49:00)

Marylebone Warwick Balfour has exchanged contracts to sell its 91-year leasehold interest in London’s five-star Howard hotel for £75m to property investment firm Samosir.

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(09 November 2004 18:04:00)

With more than 50 restaurants under his belt, Sir Terence Conran shows no signs of slowing down, and his latest venture, the Paternoster Chop House, is one eaterie that's especially close to his heart

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(09 November 2004 17:21:00)

One canny operator has embraced the internet by launching several online guides where, not surprisingly, his own restaurants come highly recommended. Dan Bignold spoke to the Earl of Bradford

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(09 November 2004 17:07:00)

Marc Wilkinson left his job as chef-manager of the Latymer restaurant at Pennyhill Park hotel to open his 30-seat Restaurant FraŒche in the Cheshire conservation village of Oxton in May. Here are his thoughts about establishing a supplier network, plus a few words of wisdom from three fellow chefs

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(09 November 2004 17:03:00)

The rising popularity of dining out has made the hotel, catering and pub sector one of the top ten fastest growing industries in the UK, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics.

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(09 November 2004 17:01:00)

Christina Simons and David Mascord bought their first hotel in August. For Simons, the six-bedroom Cottage hotel in the New Forest is the culmination of a dream. Jenny Webster reports

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(09 November 2004 16:59:00)

The Home Office is planning a Christmas blitz on underage drinking and alcohol-fuelled disorder.

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(09 November 2004 16:57:00)

It's good to talk...Caterer Group development editor Forbes Mutch

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(09 November 2004 16:56:00)

...deal with celebrities

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(09 November 2004 16:53:00)

Should restaurateurs turn a blind eye to customers stealing property from their restaurants?

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(09 November 2004 16:52:00)

The new leader at the Linthwaite House hotel in Cumbria is general manager Tom Wildblood, who has moved from Hazlewood Castle hotel near Leeds, where he was operations manager.

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(09 November 2004 16:50:00)

A 24-year-old molecular chef from Leeds has become the youngest winner of the overall Excellence Award at the annual Restaurant Rémy Awards.

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(09 November 2004 16:31:00)

European-style coffee bar chain Caffè Nero today reported a 40% jump in turnover for the first five months of its current financial year.

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(09 November 2004 15:15:00)

Marston Hotels has been taken off the market after shareholders rejected offers for the independent hotel group which operates 15 four-star properties across England.

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(09 November 2004 14:34:00)

Hospitality and catering firms must play a more active role in designing vocational training if they are to solve their staffing problems, concludes a new survey commissioned by Foundation Degrees.

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(09 November 2004 11:46:00)

A special one-off award was made today at the Condé Nast Johansens hotel awards in memory of Julie Dunkley, who died this March after working for the publishers for seven years as a hotel inspector.

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(09 November 2004 11:39:00)

Double-digit growth in airport and healthcare catering helped boost annual turnover by 5% at contract caterer Elior in the year to 30 September 2004.

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(08 November 2004 17:04:13)

Stuart Johnson, publishing director at Condé Nast Johansens, is returning to his hotelier roots as the new general manager of Brown’s hotel in central London.

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(08 November 2004 14:19:00)

Victor Wang, group accountant at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, is the winner of our Archive competition..

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(08 November 2004 12:28:22)

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

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(08 November 2004 9:43:09)

A restaurant for anorexics opens in Berlin next month...

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(05 November 2004 14:39:00)

The Government has published proposed fees for its controversial new liqour licensing system.

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(05 November 2004 10:01:00)

Many local authorities' policies on licensing reform are too vague, because councils still don't know what fees they will charge to fund the reforms, claim solicitors.

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(05 November 2004 9:58:00)

Two of Dublin's oldest and best-known cafés - Bewley's Oriental Cafés - will close later this month because they're too big to make a profit in today's market.

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(04 November 2004 17:04:00)

All the latest appointments and promotions...

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(04 November 2004 16:03:00)

The continuing popularity of travelling on low-cost airlines has resulted in an unexpected bonus for airports’ operator BAA, with more people buying food before take-off.

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(04 November 2004 14:58:00)

The recovery in the hotel market remains strong, latest figures from hotel chain Millennium & Copthorne (M&C) showed today.

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(04 November 2004 12:31:00)

London's Zetter hotel won two major trophies at this year's European Hotel Design Awards, taking the prize for best new hotel and the innovation award.

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(04 November 2004 10:58:00)

Contemporary Hotels is to launch two London hotels and grow its provincial hotel portfolio before expanding into mainland Europe.

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(04 November 2004 10:51:00)

Restaurants would see more customers come through their doors if a ban on smoking in the workplace were introduced, according to a survey by American Express Establishment Services.

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(04 November 2004 10:41:00)

A row has erupted at a Cornwall hotel after a guest claimed it had contravened the new Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).

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(04 November 2004 10:38:00)

Tourist board VisitBritain is predicting that 2004 will prove a record year for international visitors.

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(04 November 2004 10:11:00)

Clerkenwell Ventures, Clapham House boss David Page's new investment vehicle, has raised £4.5m to acquire high-growth leisure businesses and aims to announce its first deal within six months.

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(03 November 2004 17:38:07)

The OCS Group has snapped up Reading-based contract caterer Just Deli in a deal it claims makes it the UK’s sixth largest contract caterer.

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(03 November 2004 17:25:00)

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