The country’s restaurants are closing en masse due to the coronavirus outbreak, with successful London groups, high street chains, and scores of independents calling time. It has left the hospitality industry with an uncertain future. While the Government has promised a £330 billion rescue package, with low interest loans, few businesses feel safe boring against […]

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Hospitality professionals have criticised new government plans to implement a points based immigration system, which could leave UK restaurants even more short staffed. After Brexit, the UK’s new model will encourage employers to move away from “cheap labour” from Europe and will push businesses to hire people on higher salaries and with high level qualifications. […]

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Marylebone’s revolving creative hub, Carousel, has announced its upcoming roster of guest chef residencies. This spring the restaurant will host an unprecedented range of global chefs working alongside Ollie Templeton and his team to prepare a four or five-course dinner menu that showcases their signature style, using seasonal produce from the British Isles. Among the highlights, […]

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