Hospitality News

Farncombe Estate´s Fish hotel join SLH

The Fish hotel in Broadway has joined the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) marketing consortium. ...

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Pressure mounting on operators after allergen deaths

Three allergen-related deaths have appeared in the news in the past fortnight, bringing the topic of labelling to the forefront of operators´ minds. But while it may be the best option for consumers, ...

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Harry Ramsden reports ?5m pre-tax loss

Fish and chip shop chain Harry Ramsden has reported pre-tax losses of 5m for 2017 following the off-loading of several loss-making sites. ...

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Cat´s Pyjamas bought out of administration by owner´s family to save 102 jobs

Indian street food chain the Cat’s Pyjamas, set up by entrepreneur Alison White, has been bought out of administration by her family after failing due to overexpansion. ...

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Serving a red herring´ Seven per cent of fish found to be cheaper alternatives

Concerns have been raised over fish fraud after several instances of mis-selling were caught by regulators last year as the price of more sought-after species continues to rise. ...

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Restaurant sales decline in September while pubs shine as summer drinks boost continues

Managed pub sales continued to outshine restaurants in September’s Coffer Peach Tracker results after a bumper summer for drinks-based operations. ...

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Amadeus acquired by Blackstone as part of NEC group deal

Contract caterer Amadeus has been acquired by Blackstone as part of a deal that has seen the private equity firm take on the National Exhibition Centre group (NEC). ...

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D&D London reports strong start to financial year after cost pressures hit previous results

D&D London has reported a strong start to the 2018/19 financial year after seeing earnings fall in the previous 12 months as a result of well documented pressures on the restaurant industry. ...

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Pandox buys Manchester´s Midland hotel for ?115m

Pandox has entered into an agreement to acquire Manchester´s Midland hotel for 115m from Aprirose. ...

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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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