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Tributes paid to visionary operator and first Scottish Michelin-starred chef David Wilson

17 May 2021 by

David Wilson, former chef-proprietor of the Peat Inn in Fife for 35 years and believed to have been the first Scottish chef awarded a Michelin star, died on 15 May peacefully in his sleep.

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Hotelier Sir Richard Sutton murdered

09 April 2021 by

Sir Richard Sutton, owner of the freehold of London’s Athenaeum and Sheraton Grand Park Lane hotels, has been murdered, believed to have been stabbed to death.

Sir David Barclay dies aged 86 News

Sir David Barclay dies aged 86

13 January 2021 by

Billionaire, hotelier and Telegraph Media Group boss Sir David Barclay has died unexpectedly following a short[...]

Albert Roux dies aged 85 News

Albert Roux dies aged 85

06 January 2021 by

The Roux family has announced the sad passing of Albert Roux, who had been unwell, at[...]

Obituary: Michael Harris, former owner of the Michelin-starred Bell Inn News

Obituary: Michael Harris, former owner of the Michelin-starred Bell Inn

20 November 2020 by

Michael Harris, former owner of the Michelin-starred Bell Inn at Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, has died aged[...]

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Obituary: Cook-chill specialist Robert Croft

28 October 2020 by

Cook-chill specialist Robert Croft of RC Associates has died aged 78. His wife Lettie was with[...]

Designer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran dies aged 88 News

Designer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran dies aged 88

12 September 2020

Sir Terence Conran, a designer and restaurateur who directly impacted the way in which so many of today’s restaurants look, has died. He was 88 years old.

Tributes paid to “inspirational” Saima Thompson of Masala Wala Cafe News

Tributes paid to “inspirational” Saima Thompson of Masala Wala Cafe

01 July 2020

Saima Thompson, founder of Masala Wala Cafe in south-east London, has passed away following a battle with cancer, her family has confirmed.

QHotels founder Michael Purtill dies aged 69 News

QHotels founder Michael Purtill dies aged 69

17 June 2020 by

Michael Purtill, founder and former managing director of QHotels, has died aged 69. He passed away[...]

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Gilpin owner John Cunliffe dies aged 76

12 May 2020 by

Hotelier John Cunliffe, co-owner of the Gilpin Hotel & Lake House in Windermere, has died aged[...]

Hospital food ambassador Mike Duckett dies News

Hospital food ambassador Mike Duckett dies

06 April 2020 by

Mike Duckett, a passionate campaigner for better hospital food and former head of catering at the[...]

Caterer Mike Pooleman dies at age of 73 News

Caterer Mike Pooleman dies at age of 73

16 January 2020 by

Veteran caterer and consultant Mike Pooleman has died aged 73.

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Obituary: Chef Steve Whitney dies at 61

25 November 2019

Steve Whitney, a chef who worked alongside some of the highest profile names in the industry, has died at the age of 61.

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Obituary: Rosewood London front of house director Manuela Ghezzi dies in car accident

29 October 2019

Rosewood London front of house director Manuela Ghezzi died in a car accident in Namibia last week. She was 33.

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