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Janet Harmer

Janet Harmer

Associate Editor

Observer of the hospitality industry for 33 years. Always on the look out for genuine hotel and restaurant experiences.

Minute on the clock: Tej Walia, Foxhills
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Minute on the clock: Tej Walia, Foxhills

09 April 2020 by

Tej Walia, general manager at Foxhills Club & Resort, tells Janet Harmer how the family-owned business is investing heavily in improving the resort’s facilities while also enhancing the experience for staff 

Book review: Tasting Victory by Gerard Basset
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Book review: Tasting Victory by Gerard Basset

02 April 2020 by

I always knew the late Gerard Basset was special. But reading his newly published autobiography, written shortly after he was diagnosed with oesophagus cancer in 2017, emphasises that the man who has been described as “the world’s favourite sommelier” was[...]

Barclay family in High Court drama over secret recordings at the Ritz hotel
Dalata enjoys 2.7% boost in pre-tax profit in 2019
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Dalata enjoys 2.7% boost in pre-tax profit in 2019

25 February 2020

Ireland’s largest hotel group Dalata has reported a 9.3% increase in revenue to €429.2m (£359.6m), with a 2.7% rise in pre-tax profit to €89.7m (£75.16), for the year to 31 December 2019.

Chestnut to reopen the Three Blackbirds in Suffolk following 2018 fire
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Chestnut to reopen the Three Blackbirds in Suffolk following 2018 fire

24 February 2020

East Anglia-based pub group Chestnut is to reopen the Three Blackbirds in Woodditton, Suffolk, two years after the property was devastated by fire.

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The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.