Katherine Price

Katherine Price

News editor

Katherine Price is news editor at The Caterer covering hotel, restaurant, pub, bar and foodservice news articles and analysis. She also looks after the breakfast briefing newsletter, book reviews and writes features.

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General manager appointed at Westin London City ahead of September opening

18 June 2021 by

Alex Dallocchio has been appointed general manager of the Westin London City ahead of the 222-bedroom property’s opening in September, which will mark the debut of Westin Hotels & Resorts in the UK.

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Aramark signs five-year contract with New City College

18 June 2021 by

Aramark UK has signed a new five-year contract to provide catering services to New City College, which has nine campuses across east London and south Essex, with more than 20,000 students and 2,000 employees.

UKHospitality unveils 12-point plan to tackle staffing crisis News

UKHospitality unveils 12-point plan to tackle staffing crisis

18 June 2021 by

UKHospitality has unveiled a 12-point plan to tackle the staffing crisis facing the hospitality industry.

Lunyalita loses £4,000 in sales after electricity disconnected mid-service News

Lunyalita loses £4,000 in sales after electricity disconnected mid-service

17 June 2021 by

Lunyalita restaurant in Liverpool has estimated it lost approximately £4,000 yesterday after its electricity was disconnected[...]

The Fife Arms appoints new senior management team News

The Fife Arms appoints new senior management team

17 June 2021 by

The Fife Arms hotel in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, has appointed Marc Denton as its new general manager[...]

Elior scores £3.5m LNER Stadium contract News

Elior scores £3.5m LNER Stadium contract

17 June 2021 by

Elior UK has been appointed as Lincoln City Football Club’s new catering partner in a five-year[...]

Hospitality, tourism, wedding and event companies threaten legal action over roadmap delays News

Hospitality, tourism, wedding and event companies threaten legal action over roadmap delays

17 June 2021

More than 45 hospitality, tourism, wedding and event companies have jointly written to the prime minister today threatening legal action should the July reopening date face further delay.

Fatal Accident Inquiry to be held into Cameron House fire News

Fatal Accident Inquiry to be held into Cameron House fire

17 June 2021

An independent Crown Office review has decided that a Fatal Accident Inquiry should be held into the deaths caused by a fire at Cameron House hotel in December 2017.

Chartwells chalks up £8m Anglesey schools contract News

Chartwells chalks up £8m Anglesey schools contract

17 June 2021 by

Chartwells, the education catering arm of Compass Group, has been awarded an £8m, five-year contract with[...]

Nancy Silverton to open Pizzeria Mozza at Treehouse Hotel London News

Nancy Silverton to open Pizzeria Mozza at Treehouse Hotel London

17 June 2021 by

US chef Nancy Silverton will be opening her first UK restaurant at the Treehouse Hotel London[...]

Delivery and takeaway sales still booming despite return of eating out News

Delivery and takeaway sales still booming despite return of eating out

17 June 2021 by

May’s delivery and takeaway sales at Britain’s leading restaurant and pub groups were 273% higher than[...]

European interest in UK jobs plummets, with hospitality among the hardest hit News

European interest in UK jobs plummets, with hospitality among the hardest hit

17 June 2021 by

Interest from non-EU workers in lower-paid UK jobs is failing to make up for a 41%[...]

Foodservice prices rise 5% in April and inflation ‘likely to intensify’ News

Foodservice prices rise 5% in April and inflation ‘likely to intensify’

16 June 2021

Food basket prices jumped in April to bring months of benign inflation to an abrupt end, the latest edition of the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index reports.

Oxford Circus to be transformed into two pedestrian-friendly piazzas News

Oxford Circus to be transformed into two pedestrian-friendly piazzas

16 June 2021

Oxford Circus will be transformed into two pedestrian-friendly piazzas as part of plans unveiled by Westminster City Council and the Crown Estate today.

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