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Everything’s coming up Rosa’s: Gavin Adair on expanding Rosa's Thai Cafe despite the pandemic

13 April 2021 by

After a difficult year for the casual dining sector, Rosa’s Thai Cafe chief executive Gavin Adair is setting his sights on growth, a refreshed set of values and a new vegetarian delivery service to propel the business forward.

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'My attitude is adapt or die' – Sodexo's Julie Ennis on creating a foodservice model for the future

07 April 2021 by

The chief executive of corporate services for UK and Ireland at Sodexo explains how the foodservice giant is dealing with the changes to office life after Covid-19.

Viewpoint: Yolande Stanley asks where our aspiring young pastry chefs are In-Depth

Viewpoint: Yolande Stanley asks where our aspiring young pastry chefs are

08 April 2021 by

The UK has a dearth of young pastry chefs, and the quality of training must be[...]

'Hospitality seems to have unspoken ways of categorising people', says Asma Khan In-Depth

'Hospitality seems to have unspoken ways of categorising people', says Asma Khan

06 April 2021 by

When hiring, ‘self selection’ seems to sadly be the way most people’s instincts lie, says Asma[...]

Getting ready to reopen strong? It’s time to make a plan for your surplus food News

Getting ready to reopen strong? It’s time to make a plan for your surplus food

01 April 2021 by

Sponsored article: With outdoor dining set to return from 12 April, everyone is wondering: how can[...]

Operators urged to scrutinise supply chains ahead of Natasha’s Law News

Operators urged to scrutinise supply chains ahead of Natasha’s Law

31 March 2021 by

Operators with complex supply chains are running out of time to implement the new allergen labelling[...]

Marketing

Curry in a hurry: Brian Trollip on how Dishoom tackled takeaway Restaurant

Curry in a hurry: Brian Trollip on how Dishoom tackled takeaway

18 March 2021

Dishoom, famous for its long queues of fans hungry for its hugely popular take on Indian food, has finally moved into the delivery space.

Midsummer madness: how country, coastal and city hotels are preparing for a summer staycation boom Hotel

Midsummer madness: how country, coastal and city hotels are preparing for a summer staycation boom

11 March 2021

Hotels are gearing up for a staycation boom this summer, investing in rooms, refurbs and rethinking their treatment of guests to cater for groups and families desperate to escape.

Gleneagles’ managing director Conor O’Leary on a new chapter for the historic hotel Hotel

Gleneagles’ managing director Conor O’Leary on a new chapter for the historic hotel

03 February 2021

Gleneagles has transformed itself, from slightly tired ancient pile to a contemporary, grand ‘playground’ with expansion on the cards.

A stop-start star: the long-awaited opening of Nobu Hotel London Portman Square Hotel

A stop-start star: the long-awaited opening of Nobu Hotel London Portman Square

20 January 2021

The opening of Nobu Hotel London Portman Square has been long in the making. With the original July launch pushed back due to the first national lockdown, the hotel’s restaurant got off to a flying start in December – before[...]

Technology

UberEats launches pay-at-table and ordering feature for restaurants News

UberEats launches pay-at-table and ordering feature for restaurants

09 April 2021 by

UberEats has launched a feature allowing users to order and pay for meals while eating at[...]

Track and trace to return with businesses encouraged to refuse entry to customers that will not check-in News

Track and trace to return with businesses encouraged to refuse entry to customers that will not check-in

29 March 2021 by

It is understood that it will be mandatory for hospitality operators to reintroduce track and trace[...]

Minute on the clock: Alice Chiplin of Edwardian Hotels London on technology innovation in the world of hospitality Profiles

Minute on the clock: Alice Chiplin of Edwardian Hotels London on technology innovation in the world of hospitality

26 March 2021 by

Ahead of speaking at The Caterer’s Recovery Summit next week, the group services operations manager at[...]

How to make your takeaway service accessible to disabled customers Advice

How to make your takeaway service accessible to disabled customers

25 March 2021 by

With the Purple Pound valued at £274b annually, operators simply can’t afford to ignore this market.

Property

Government launches call for evidence into tenant and landlord discussions News

Government launches call for evidence into tenant and landlord discussions

07 April 2021

The government has launched a call for evidence on the discussions between commercial tenants and landlords to discover whether it needs to take further action to preserve businesses and jobs.

Former Leicester Fenwick store undergoing £17m aparthotel transformation News

Former Leicester Fenwick store undergoing £17m aparthotel transformation

29 March 2021

The Grade II-listed former Fenwick department store in Leicester is set to become a high-end, 133-bedroom aparthotel following a £17m transformation.

Unilever set ambitious plant-based protein and dairy sales targets Products

Unilever set ambitious plant-based protein and dairy sales targets

19 November 2020

Global food and drink supplier Unilever has revealed a new sales target of €1b (£892m) for its plant-based protein and dairy alternatives business.

Pandemic prompts most volatile outlook for UK hotels in 50 years News

Pandemic prompts most volatile outlook for UK hotels in 50 years

27 October 2020

UK hotel trading performance is set to decline significantly in 2021 due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to research from PwC.

Tender opportunity: Britannia Leisure Centre café, London Tenders

Tender opportunity: Britannia Leisure Centre café, London

10 March 2021 by

GLL is seeking an experienced, creative, professional catering operator to deliver a commercially successful café in[...]

Tender opportunity: Beacon Arts Centre, Inverclyde Tenders

Tender opportunity: Beacon Arts Centre, Inverclyde

05 March 2021 by

Beacon Arts Centre is Inverclyde’s flagship venue for the creative and performing arts.

Café and event catering opportunity: Museum of London Docklands Tenders

Café and event catering opportunity: Museum of London Docklands

24 February 2021 by

Museum of London Docklands seeks an innovative operator to support the museum café, provide catering exclusively[...]

Tender opportunity: Catering services at the University of Greenwich Tenders

Tender opportunity: Catering services at the University of Greenwich

23 February 2021 by

University of Greenwich is undertaking a tender to procure a catering partner to provide high-quality retail[...]

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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