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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[...]

'Hospitality has been front and centre showing kindness to others', says Robin Hutson In-Depth

'Hospitality has been front and centre showing kindness to others', says Robin Hutson

30 March 2021 by

Hospitality can hold its head up high knowing we were there for those in need, says[...]

Viewpoint: Safety is overtaking trendy in the leisure, food and drink sector, says Rachel Channer In-Depth

Viewpoint: Safety is overtaking trendy in the leisure, food and drink sector, says Rachel Channer

25 March 2021 by

Novelty and the Instagram factor are no longer hospitality’s ‘must-haves’, with consumers now favouring establishments with[...]

Restaurant News

News

No-shows once again dampen joy of reopening for some businesses

13 April 2021 by

No-shows have once again dampened the partial reopening of hospitality with some operators reporting diners failing to honour their bookings.

News

Crispin founders to launch Soho wine bar

13 April 2021 by

The duo behind London restaurant Crispin have announced they will open a natural wine bar with food under the same name in Soho this summer.

News

Britannia Hotels fined over £80,000 after guest injured falling through rusted railings

13 April 2021 by

Britannia Hotels has been fined £80,000 and costs of £6,821 after a guest sustained “life-changing injuries” falling through rusted railings at its Prince of Wales hotel in Southport.

News

Grace Leo and Tim Hartnoll buy Bexhill’s Cooden Beach hotel

13 April 2021 by

James Kimber has sold the freehold of Cooden Beach hotel in Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex, to Grace Leo and Tim Hartnoll off a guide price of £6.9m.

Foodservice

EU suppliers welcomed back after change to post-Brexit business visitor rules Products

EU suppliers welcomed back after change to post-Brexit business visitor rules

12 April 2021 by

Changes made to UK immigration rules will make it easier for foreign businesses to fulfil their[...]

Restaurant Collective is on a mission to level the playing field for independent restaurants News

Restaurant Collective is on a mission to level the playing field for independent restaurants

12 April 2021 by

Sponsored article: The restaurant sector has been one of the very hardest hit by the Covid-19[...]

Entries open for National Chef of the Year with contenders challenged to tell their 2020 story through food News

Entries open for National Chef of the Year with contenders challenged to tell their 2020 story through food

08 April 2021 by

Entries are open for the 2021 National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) competition, with contenders being[...]

Welsh restaurateur launches legal bid to reopen indoor hospitality News

Welsh restaurateur launches legal bid to reopen indoor hospitality

08 April 2021 by

A restaurateur has launched a legal challenge against the Welsh government over its failure to set[...]

Pub & Bar

Pubs and restaurants face confusion over differing council reopening guidance News

Pubs and restaurants face confusion over differing council reopening guidance

12 April 2021

Pubs and restaurants in England have told of their frustration at councils enforcing different interpretations of reopening rules.

London's Night Tube may not return until 2022 despite hospitality reopening News

London's Night Tube may not return until 2022 despite hospitality reopening

12 April 2021

News the Night Tube may not be returning before the end of the year at the earliest has been described as “catastrophic” for London's night-time economy.

Openings

Latest openings: the new restaurants and bars launching alfresco News

Latest openings: the new restaurants and bars launching alfresco

12 April 2021 by

The lifting of restrictions on outdoor dining means some restaurants and pubs are opening their doors[...]

Tonkotsu to open first Brighton restaurant News

Tonkotsu to open first Brighton restaurant

09 April 2021 by

Ramen restaurant group Tonkotsu is to open its first standalone restaurant outside London, in Brighton, this[...]

Masterchef: The Professionals 2020 finalist Jono Hawthorne to launch solo restaurant News

Masterchef: The Professionals 2020 finalist Jono Hawthorne to launch solo restaurant

08 April 2021 by

MasterChef: The Professionals 2020 finalist Jonathan Hawthorne is to relaunch Leeds restaurant Vice and Virtue as[...]

Harbour Hotels owner buys Shearings’ Bournemouth Savoy hotel with plans for new five-star resort brand News

Harbour Hotels owner buys Shearings’ Bournemouth Savoy hotel with plans for new five-star resort brand

07 April 2021 by

The Nicolas James Group, owner of Harbour Hotels, has acquired the former Shearings Savoy hotel in[...]

Preparing for the reopening of hospitality Trends

Preparing for the reopening of hospitality

29 March 2021

Sponsored article: With the reopening of the hospitality sector on the (long-awaited) horizon, Hayden Hibbert, director of client relations at allmanhall, provides advice on procedures and operational changes to help ease the pressure faced by caterers and enable the safety[...]

How to make your takeaway service accessible to disabled customers Advice

How to make your takeaway service accessible to disabled customers

25 March 2021

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

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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