Former MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards is to open his first restaurant, Etch, in Hove next month, with a focus on local Sussex produce. Edwards, 30, trained under Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons near Oxford and spent six years at The Pass restaurant in South Lodge Hotel near Horsham, winning MasterChef in […]

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Chef Matt Gillan will open his all-day café and evening restaurant in Brighton later this month — and has launched a kickstarter campaign to fund an ambitious extension. Gillan, who ran the Pass restaurant at South Lodge Hotel near Horsham for five successful years until last April, took over the Red Roaster café and roastery in Kemptown […]

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Camber’s “lovely”, seaside spot The Gallivant has not only scrapped tipping and service charges in its restaurant, it has also introduced the National Living Wage for staff, four years ahead of the government roll-out. The East Sussex hotel will pay its 25 employees £9 per hour, as well as awarding a performance-based bonus and a share of the […]

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