James Stagg

James Stagg

Editor

James is the editor of The Caterer and leads the brand in print, online and through its prestigious portfolio of events, which include the Cateys, Acorn Awards, Caterer Summits, Product Excellence Awards and UK Sommelier of the Year.

Business

The Caterer Interview: Matt Wood, managing director, Lexington

01 December 2022 by

Twenty years in the business has seen Lexington take huge strides in innovation. Its managing director speaks about how it manages the different routes to market in an ever-changing landscape

News

Former colleagues pay tribute to Gary Rhodes at celebratory gathering

21 November 2022 by

Friends and colleagues of Gary Rhodes have met for a memorial to the chef who died in 2019

St John founders Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver to open Marylebone restaurant News

St John founders Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver to open Marylebone restaurant

28 September 2022 by

The team behind St John have announced their first major restaurant opening in over a decade.

Chancellor announces raft of tax cuts designed to stimulate growth News

Chancellor announces raft of tax cuts designed to stimulate growth

23 September 2022 by

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has announced cuts to corporation tax, alcohol duty and income tax as part[...]

Mcdonald’s and Greggs to close UK sites for Queen’s funeral News

Mcdonald’s and Greggs to close UK sites for Queen’s funeral

14 September 2022 by

McDonald's has announced that it is to close all of its UK restaurants on Monday during[...]

Menuwatch: Acme Fire Cult, Dalston, London Chef

Menuwatch: Acme Fire Cult, Dalston, London

14 September 2022 by

Firestarter Daniel Watkins is extracting intense flavours from vegetables as well as creating treasure from trash[...]

Minute on the clock: Sara Aqel, global executive chef of Fi’lia for Ennismore People

Minute on the clock: Sara Aqel, global executive chef of Fi’lia for Ennismore

23 August 2022

The global executive chef of Fi’lia for Ennismore tells how she developed a restaurant with the first female-only brigade in Dubai

The Caterer interview: Daniel Pereira, chief executive of the Royal Automobile Club Business

The Caterer interview: Daniel Pereira, chief executive of the Royal Automobile Club

11 August 2022

The chief executive of the Royal Automobile Club has to balance the private members’ club’s heritage with developing for the future

Christian Onia named head chef at Endo at the Rotunda sister restaurant Sumi News

Christian Onia named head chef at Endo at the Rotunda sister restaurant Sumi

08 August 2022 by

Christian Onia has been appointed head chef at Sumi, the sister restaurant to two-Michelin-starred Endo at[...]

This much I know: Derek Taylor, hotel marketing pioneer People

This much I know: Derek Taylor, hotel marketing pioneer

05 August 2022 by

As the hotel sales and marketing pioneer turns 90, he tells James Stagg what he has[...]

News

Rafael Cagali to open second site in London's Town Hall hotel

03 August 2022 by

Two-Michelin-starred chef Rafael Cagali is to open a second site within the Town Hall hotel in[...]

Menuwatch: Ormer Mayfair Restaurant News

Menuwatch: Ormer Mayfair

03 August 2022 by

A shake-up of executive chef, menu and working hours has brought new vigour to this London[...]

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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