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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May's total sales slipped 26% at managed pubs, restaurants and bars

11 June 2021 by

Britain’s managed pub, restaurant and bar groups recorded a 26% drop in total sales in May from the same month in 2019, the new edition of the Coffer CGA Business Tracker reveals.

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Dom Robinson to close the Blackbird to relaunch site as fine dining restaurant

11 June 2021 by

Chef Dom Robinson is to close his Michelin-starred pub the Blackbird to reopen it as a fine dining restaurant – but the venue will lose its star as a result.

Around 100 people evacuated from Falmouth hotels over suspicious package News

Around 100 people evacuated from Falmouth hotels over suspicious package

10 June 2021 by

Around 100 people were evacuated from two hotels in Falmouth this morning after a suspicious package[...]

Employers urged to help European staff apply for settled status before deadline News

Employers urged to help European staff apply for settled status before deadline

09 June 2021 by

Hospitality employers are being urged to help European staff with outstanding applications for settled status.

Deliveroo launches ‘pronouns matter’ bags for Pride along with inclusion initiatives News

Deliveroo launches ‘pronouns matter’ bags for Pride along with inclusion initiatives

09 June 2021 by

Food delivery company Deliveroo has launched a host of initiatives for World Pride Month with a[...]

Night-time economy will challenge government if 21 June reopening delayed News

Night-time economy will challenge government if 21 June reopening delayed

09 June 2021 by

The Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA) has said it will challenge the government if the easing of[...]

Hotel design: Qbic Manchester's ready-built, sustainable bedrooms Hotel

Hotel design: Qbic Manchester's ready-built, sustainable bedrooms

09 June 2021

This quirky property is the second hotel in the UK from modular budget brand Qbic, where swiftly constructed sustainable bedroom ‘pods’ created offsite complement interiors that celebrate the locality.

SSP reports losses of nearly £300m News

SSP reports losses of nearly £300m

09 June 2021

Travel food caterer SSP Group has reported losses of £299.7m in its financial results for the six months to 31 March 2021.

Drake & Morgan CVA approved with three sites to close News

Drake & Morgan CVA approved with three sites to close

09 June 2021 by

Drake & Morgan has secured approval to enter a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) after 90% of[...]

Wedding sector will lose £325m for every week ‘Freedom Day’ is delayed News

Wedding sector will lose £325m for every week ‘Freedom Day’ is delayed

09 June 2021 by

The UK Weddings Taskforce has calculated the wedding sector will lose £325m for every week of[...]

Nearly three-quarters of pubs trading at a loss or breaking even at best News

Nearly three-quarters of pubs trading at a loss or breaking even at best

08 June 2021 by

Around 74% of pubs are trading at less than 75% when compared to 2019 figures, meaning[...]

The Restaurant Group chair Debbie Hewitt to step down News

The Restaurant Group chair Debbie Hewitt to step down

08 June 2021 by

The Restaurant Group has announced that its chair, Debbie Hewitt, will be stepping down from the[...]

Hospitality industry holds its breath as vital decisions to be made this week News

Hospitality industry holds its breath as vital decisions to be made this week

07 June 2021

The hospitality industry in England is holding its breath as the government is set to make several decisions this week that could have huge repercussions on the industry’s recovery.

Levy signs 10-year deal as catering partner for Watford Football Club News

Levy signs 10-year deal as catering partner for Watford Football Club

07 June 2021

Levy UK + Ireland, the sports and hospitality division of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has made a 10-year deal with Watford FC as the club's new catering and hospitality partner.

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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