Latest Hotel Industry News

300 waiters run in National Waiters' Day Race

2017-05-17 08:16:27 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Three hundred waiting staff balanced their trays for the annual National Waiters Day race in Londons Hyde Park yesterday (16 May). Read more

Matt Weedon joins Ellenborough Park as executive chef

2017-05-16 10:27:43 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Matt Weedon has been appointed executive chef at Ellenborough Park country house hotel in the Cotswolds. Read more

'Floating' restaurant planned for Manchester's Old Granada Studios

2017-05-16 05:30:38 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

A new floating restaurant could be set to open above the former Granada Television studios in Manchester. Read more

Restaurants must be ‘authentic’ to attract younger customers, says report

2017-05-15 10:15:59 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Restaurants should offer a genuinely authentic, immersive, personalised, and locally focused food experience if they want to attract younger generations, according to a new study. Read more

IHG to open four Stock Burger Co and Theo’s Simple Italian sites this year

2017-05-12 05:46:21 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is to open four new restaurants under its Theos Simple Italian and Stock Burger Co brands before the end of the year. Read more

BHA calls on Government for 10-year ‘phased approach’ on EU immigration

2017-05-12 04:46:02 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has called on the Government to prioritise the hospitality industry by taking a 10-year phased approach to reducing immigration from the EU. Read more

Former Auberge de l'Ill chef joins Four Seasons Hampshire

2017-05-11 08:13:51 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Dirk Gieselmann has been appointed executive chef at the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire. Read more

The Burlington Restaurant switches to four-day working week

2017-05-08 04:27:57 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

The Burlington Restaurant at The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa has switched to a four-day working week ahead of the departure of head chef Paul Evans. Read more

Friday Five: The week’s top news, 1-5 May 2017

2017-05-05 09:05:00 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

From a new bar with food by Michel Roux Jr, to Dutch chips and French Champagne coming to the UK, we round up the weeks biggest and best Read more

Opening of the week: Lympstone Manor

2017-05-05 07:42:05 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

After 21 years working at two Michelin-starred Gidleigh Park, chef Michael Caines has struck out on his own. We checked out the food and vibe...and, er, learn what it's got in common with a Coldplay gig Read more

Springboard 2017 Nepal trek raises over £100k

2017-05-02 11:19:08 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Over 100,000 has been raised for hospitality industry charity Springboard after a charity trek to Nepal. Read more

Michel Roux Jr to oversee new Langham London hotel bar The Wigmore

2017-05-02 06:56:55 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Michel Roux Jr is to oversee the food at The Wigmore, a new bar set to open at The Langham London hotel from the team behind the venues existing Artesian bar. Read more

Restaurant Radar: Openings May 2017

2017-05-02 04:26:44 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

From already-celebrity-filled The Ned, the new Duck & Waffle Local from the sky-high site of the same name, and a higher-end take from the Bao team, we round up this month's openings to watch Read more

Ed Balls to headline 2017 hospitality summit

2017-04-27 10:32:53 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Former shadow chancellor and Strictly Come Dancing star Ed Balls has been announced as keynote speaker at this years hospitality and tourism summit in London. Read more

Jeremy Brown joins Hotel Cafe Royal as executive chef

2017-04-27 09:43:27 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Jeremy Brown has been appointed executive chef at the Hotel Caf Royal in London. Read more

People On The Move: April 2017

2017-04-27 06:56:16 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

From Simon Rogan leaving Claridge's, Neil Moffitt stepping down from Hakkasan, and new senior roles at The Principal Hotels Group and Hotel du Vin, it's been an eventful month. We round up the key movers Read more

Simon Rogan to leave Fera at Claridge's and re-open Roganic

2017-04-26 03:45:56 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Chef-restaurateur Simon Rogan is to leave his Michelin-starred Fera at Claridges restaurant in a 'mutual agreement', and is in talks to re-launch his Roganic concept elsewhere. Read more

Restaurants urged to apply for business rates relief

2017-04-25 03:53:37 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

A 300m relief fund set up to help operators hit by rising business rates is now available for local councils to share out, the government has said. Read more

Martin Burge joins Farncombe Estate as culinary director

2017-04-24 06:57:47 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Martin Burge has been appointed culinary director at Farncombe Estate in the Cotswolds. Read more

Bourgee steak and lobster to open first site outside Essex

2017-04-18 10:02:29 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Steak and lobster group Bourgee is to open its third restaurant, in Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk, as part of its plans to become a 'household, nationwidename'. Read more