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Bidfood’s Andy Kemp awarded honorary doctorate for services to hospitality
Posted : 25/07/2017 05:19 PM

Andy Kemp, Bidfood’s long-serving group sales and marketing director, has today been awarded with an honorary doctorate from the University of West London (UWL) for his services to the hospitality industry.


Weak pound keeps foodservice price inflation high at 8.8% in June
Posted : 25/07/2017 04:54 PM

Wholesale foodservice prices saw inflation of 8.8% in June, according to the latest CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index.


City District closes Bossa to focus on Fazenda and Picanha brands
Posted : 25/07/2017 04:47 PM

Independent dining group City District has closed its Bossa restaurant in Leeds after only a year, in order to focus on expanding its other brands.


Remus Palimaru appointed as hotel manager of the Rosewood London
Posted : 25/07/2017 02:38 PM

The five-red-AA-star, 306-bedroom Rosewood London hotel has appointed Remus Palimaru as hotel manager, effective from 24 July 2017.


London hotels beat regional properties on revpar in Q2 2017
Posted : 25/07/2017 01:39 PM

London hotels outperformed their regional counterparts during the second quarter of the year with revenue per available room (revpar) up 8.4% to £127.33, compared to an increase of 6.4% to £75.05 across the whole country, according to new figures from global data company STR.


Would-be restaurateurs sought for new BBC series
Posted : 25/07/2017 01:32 PM

Electric Ray, the TV production company behind Class of ’92 and Carjackers, is looking for talented, would-be restaurateurs to pitch their ideas, meals and brands to the UK’s biggest food and beverage investors for a new business series for the BBC.


Plans revealed for rebuilding of Royal Clarence hotel facade
Posted : 25/07/2017 01:05 PM

The new façade of the Royal Clarence hotel in Exeter, which was destroyed by a devastating fire last year, will be as true as possible to the original.


Five Guys sees revenue increase to £90m
Posted : 25/07/2017 12:56 PM

Burger chain Five Guys has reported revenue increase from £63.3m to £90.4m in its full year results to 25 December 2016.


Shrigley Hall marks final Hotel Collection sale
Posted : 25/07/2017 12:29 PM

The four-AA-star, 148-bedroom Shrigley Hall hotel near Macclesfield, Cheshire has been sold, marking the final sale of the Project Solstice Hotel Collection portfolio sale.


Waka to open first London site
Posted : 25/07/2017 11:55 AM

Waka a grab-and-go restaurant serving Nikkei cuisine will open in the Square Mile at 39a Eastcheap, London, this September.