D&D London has launched hospitality Summer School, a paid training programme that aims to secure employment for people with little or no previous experience looking to enter the industry. The inaugural programme will take place during the week commencing July 5 and will see 30 participants take part. If successful, the initiative will be continued with further schools through the summer.   D&D London, […]

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This weekend (10 February) D&D’s French restaurant in the heart of Marylebone will mark its 21st anniversary by re-opening with a new look and a new menu from chef-patron Igor Tymchyshyn. Orrery has always made “stylish”use of a slightly “odd” space, and its roof terrace is a favourite among our reporters when the warm weather arrives. The furniture, […]

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Ben Murphy, a protégé of Pierre Koffmann, has been appointed chef at Launceston Place, the South Kensington restaurant most famous as Princess Di’s local. Murphy, 26, made an immediate impact with his first restaurant, the Woodford, in northeast London last year, but quit after only 10 months. His predecessor at Launceston Place, the highly regarded […]

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