Fiona Sims

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Restaurant

Sargasso's Ed Wilson and Josie Stead on bringing an Ibiza vibe to Margate

26 August 2021 by

Ed Wilson and Josie Stead have taken the ethos behind their Hackney restaurant Brawn on holiday to Margate, where diners can order Mediterranean-style food and wine and be serenaded by a changing line-up of DJs while the sun sets.

Restaurant

Judy Joo on putting her heart and Seoul into her Korean fried chicken brand

21 July 2021 by

Wall Street isn’t the usual breeding ground for internationally famous chefs, but Judy Joo isn’t your usual entrepreneur. Yes, she may have a background in high finance, but her inspiration for Seoul Bird, known for its Korean fried chicken, started[...]

Menuwatch: The Terrace, Yarmouth Chef

Menuwatch: The Terrace, Yarmouth

16 September 2020 by

Praise in the national press got tourists flocking to this Isle of Wight restaurant, but the[...]

Riding high: Simon Rhatigan and Simon Kershaw’s Bike & Boot hotel opens in Scarborough Hotel

Riding high: Simon Rhatigan and Simon Kershaw’s Bike & Boot hotel opens in Scarborough

27 August 2020 by

Simon Rhatigan and Simon Kershaw plan to cover every possible guest request, from muddy dog walks[...]

A new chapter for the historic Feathers hotel in Ludlow Hotel

A new chapter for the historic Feathers hotel in Ludlow

17 July 2020 by

The Feathers hotel in Ludlow has a 400-year legacy, but the tragic recent death of a[...]

Sat Bains: a journey from commis chef to two Michelin stars Chef

Sat Bains: a journey from commis chef to two Michelin stars

11 March 2020 by

Over 20 years Sat and Amanda Bains have created one of the UK’s leading restaurants in[...]

A real bobby dazzler: behind the scenes at the new Great Scotland Yard hotel Hotel

A real bobby dazzler: behind the scenes at the new Great Scotland Yard hotel

25 December 2019

A quirky collection of food and beverage offerings from chef-restaurateur Robin Gill is expected to be a key driver of business to the newly opened Great Scotland Yard hotel, operated by Hyatt Hotels in the heart of London

A taste of home: the rise of vineyard hotels Business

A taste of home: the rise of vineyard hotels

07 November 2019

The expansion of the British wine industry has opened up an opportunity for experiential hotel and restaurant offerings. Fiona Sims reports

Better Business: The Little Gloster Business

Better Business: The Little Gloster

24 October 2019 by

Inspirational solutions to the challenges facing hospitality operators

Menuwatch: Julie's Chef

Menuwatch: Julie's

02 October 2019 by

Refined comfort food is the focus of the menu at Julie’s, the iconic Holland Park restaurant[...]

On cloud wine: Wine & Spirit Education Trust celebrates 50 years Training

On cloud wine: Wine & Spirit Education Trust celebrates 50 years

19 September 2019 by

This year the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, the largest global provider of wine qualifications, is[...]

Profiles

So very Moorish: Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the Stafford Collection's Norma

10 September 2019 by

The opening of Norma this week marks the first standalone restaurant from the newly launched Stafford[...]

Wight heat: how the Hut became one of Britain's best seaside restaurants Profiles

Wight heat: how the Hut became one of Britain's best seaside restaurants

18 August 2019

Providing a means of transport for customers to reach the Hut restaurant's remote site overlooking Colwell Bay on the north-west coast of the Isle of Wight has sent the number of covers sky-high

Romain Bourger: UK Sommelier of the Year 2019 Profiles

Romain Bourger: UK Sommelier of the Year 2019

20 July 2019

Some 15 front of house stars made the finals day of UK Sommelier of the Year 2019, but only one could triumph: Romain Bourger of the Vineyard. Fiona Sims reports

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

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

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