What’s Cooking at 62 Castle Street in Liverpool?

Guy Lawrenson

LIVERPOOL restaurant What’s Cooking? has invested a six figure sum to take over the food and beverage operation within boutique hotel 62 Castle Street. The deal with hotel operator, More...

Olive Tree Brasserie branches out into retail sales

Olive Tree Brasserie

ONE of the most popular restaurants on the Fylde, the Olive Tree Brasserie in St Annes, has launched a retail venture. It has responded to customer demand by offering items such More...

Rogan takes a walk on the ‘wild’ side at Claridge’s

Simon Rogan

CUMBRIA chef Simon Rogan has revealed the name of his new restaurant at Claridge’s in London opening on May 6. He says it will be called Fera at Claridge’s.  The More...


Signature Living’s hotel in former Titanic building opens for business

LIVERPOOL’S latest top-end hotel 30 James Street has officially opened for business. The first stage of a £7m development by Signature Living to transform one of the city’s More...

North West leads the way for UK hotel construction contracts in February

THE North West accounted for more than a third of the total value of hotel, leisure and sport construction contracts in the UK in February, it is reported on the business web More...

Simon Rigby buys pub next to his new Villa Express

The Fairfield Arms

FYLDE businessman Simon Rigby, who owns The Villa Country House Hotel at Wrea Green, near Lytham, has acquired The Fairfield More...

Wetherspoon gets go-ahead to open Keswick pub

Keswick former police station Wetherspoon

PLANS  to open a JD Wetherspoon in Keswick – which sparked controversy in the Lake District town – More...

Harry baking beer bread featured Secret of the Alvanley’s success . . . real ale and real bread!

With increases in beer duty forcing prices to rise to an all-time high and an average...

EHL Ingredients featured World Cup fever will fuel demand for exotic ingredients

Exotic international food ingredients, ‘foraged’ foods and free-from and organic are all areas which are set...

Tart Citron featured The company that discovered its Destiny in desserts

THERE’S nice business in desserts.  Just ask Richard Watts who 22 years ago started supplying a...

Dutch firm acquires Stockport based Gourmet Society

Gourmet Society

THE Stockport-based Gourmet Society, which offers members discounts at over 6,700 partner restaurants throughout More...

Positive talk from Tampopo after posting profit

THE Manchester-based Asian restaurant chain Tampopo has reported an operating profit of £99,000 on sales of £7m for the year to..

Bredbury Hall falls into administration

BREDBURY Hall in Stockport has gone into administration with debts of nearly £12m, it is reported in the Manchester Evening News...

Liverpool tourism awards finalists revealed

John Lennon house

FINALISTS in the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards have been announced. The awards recognise businesses and More...

Blackpool Resort Pass set for 2014 relaunch

BLACKPOOL’S Resort Pass is being relaunched for 2014 – with even more attractions on offer this year. Sales of passes notched-up..

Chester Zoo takes top visitor spot for third time running

FOR the third year running, Chester Zoo is the most popular visitor spot in the country outside London. It welcomed more..

Claridges calls in S&S Northern for gas safety in kitchens

CHORLEY based S&S Northern has supplied its state-of-the-art gas safety equipment to kitchens at Claridges in London. Working with Gazelle Ventures,..
Wine Glasses

Stephensons beginners’ guide to wine glassware

RECENT years have seen restaurants across the country revamp their wine menu to attract ever more wine savvy customers. To keep..
Bakers Catering Equipment

Four fabulous offers for you – courtesy of Sugarvine Trade

THIS month’s super offers from Sugarvine Trade – Catering Equipment sale, 50% off Photography shoots, Hospitality Action events and £220 off..

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