Hospitality News

Patisserie Valerie had secret overdrafts amounting to ?10m

Patisserie Valerie had overdraft facilities amounting to almost £10m of which the board had been unaware, Luke Johnson has revealed. ...

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Andr? Garrett to leave Cliveden House to join Corinthia Hotel London as executive chef

Award-winning chef André Garrett is to leave Cliveden House where he has been executive chef for the past five years to take on the same role at the Corinthia Hotel London in January. ...

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Revelations: Mark Lawton, head chef, La Belle ?poque at the Sofitel London Heathrow hotel

What was your best subject at school´ I was into sports and music when I was younger. I played a few instruments, including the guitar, piano and bass guitar ...

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Menuwatch: Swan at Shakespeare´s Globe, London

After a decade-long partnership with Shakespeare´s Globe theatre, the Swan has spread its wings, says Katherine Alano ...

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Wendy Bartlett picks up Outstanding Contribution Award at this year´s Foodservice Cateys

Bartlett Mitchell executive chairman Wendy Bartlett and Brigade founder Simon Boyle were the big winners at the Foodservice Cateys 2018, held in partnership with Seafood Week, which took place at the ...

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Koffmann and Mr White´s launches in Bath with Pierre at the pass

Koffmann and Mr White’s, the new collaboration between classic chefs Pierre Koffman and Marco Pierre White, has launched in Bath’s Abbey Hotel. ...

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The Winner Takes It All! Rhubarb scores Mamma Mia! The Party contract

Contract caterer Rhubarb has been appointed the official caterer for the much-anticipated immersive theatre and dining experience Mamma Mia! The Party. ...

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The Independent Hotel Show: Welcome to the hotel room of the future

Visitors to the Independent Hotel Show 2018 can hear from industry-leading speakers and experience cutting-edge design created for tomorrow´s hotel guests. Janet Harmer previews the key events at Olym...

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Pandox acquires Radisson Blu Glasgow for ?39m

Swedish hotel investment company Pandox has entered into an agreement to acquire Radisson Blu Glasgow for £39m from London-based Azure Property Group. ...

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Luke Johnson puts up ?20m rescue package for Patisserie Valerie

Luke Johnson has put up a £20m rescue package for crisis-struck Patisserie Valerie, consisting of a £10m loan and a further bridging loan of up to £10m. ...

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Nor1 Strengthens Singapore Presence, Welcomes Hospitality Industry Veteran Sandra Tye as Regional Director, Business Development, APAC

"I am very excited to be working with Nor1 to provide hotels and resorts intelligent upsell solutions that optimize the amount of revenue they can realize from every single guest transaction," said Sa...

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