El Gato Negro reveals plans for new brand as it looks to expand


THE owner of Manchester tapas restaurant El Gato Negro has revealed plans for expansion including the launch of a new brand. Blending Spanish, North African… More...

Restaurant group behind Fazenda launches new brand in Chester

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CITY District Group, the company behind Brazilian steak house group Fazenda, is opening its first restaurant under the new Picanha brand in Chester. Tomas Maunier,… More...

Shoryu Ramen opening at One Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester


JAPANESE restaurant Shoryu Ramen has taken space at One Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester to open its first site outside London. It has agreed a new… More...

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Wilmslow hotel chosen as launch venue for new Best Western signage

THE four-star Best Western Plus Pinewood on Wilmslow, Cheshire, has been chosen as the first hotel in the UK to display the global company’s new… More...

Wild Pheasant bought out of administration by Liverpool’s Everbright Lodge group

LIVERPOOL based hotel group Everbright Lodge has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of the Wild Pheasant in Lllangollen, North Wales. The company is now… More...

Calling the Pot Kettle Black’s a passion for Mark and Jon

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IT was a visit to Sydney, Australia, that convinced Rugby Super League player Mark Flanagan that the UK was missing out on More...

Sudesh Singh on his Indian street food Scene inspiration

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THERE isn’t much Sudesh Singh doesn’t know about Indian cuisine. Having worked throughout India with More...

the kings hall Stonegate moves to save iconic Kings Hall in Cheadle Hulme

STONEGATE Pub Company has moved into The Kings Hall in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester, allaying fears that...

Alma Inn Alma Inn becomes Seafood Pub Company’s tenth venue

THE Seafood Pub Company has acquired the Alma Inn in Laneshawbridge, Lancashire, which will be the...

Arthouse Arthouse Bar set to star in Liverpool’s Ropeworks

LIVERPOOL based developer Signature Living has opened the Arthouse Bar within its movie-themed hotel One Arthouse...

Revenues and profits soar for New World Trading Company

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NEW World Trading Company – created by the founders of Knutsford-based restaurant and bar group Living More...

Don’t get ‘stage fright’ over workplace pensions, urges FSB

CATERING businesses are among the 1.8 million firms which need to establish and enrol their employees onto a Workplace Pension scheme to..

Lees ‘hungry for acquisitions’ after posting record year

MANCHESTER brewer and pub operator JW Lees has signalled it is seeking to expand its estate after reporting a “record year”. Turnover..

Lancashire Tourism Awards 2016 finalists announced

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MARKETING Lancashire, the county’s destination management organisation, has revealed the line-up of finalists More...

Lake District delegates jet off to woo more Japanese tourists

A GROUP of six tourism businesses from the Lake District are ramping-up their efforts to increase overseas visitors by embarking on a..

Blackpool in running to host Great Exhibition of the North

BLACKPOOL has been revealed as one of the four finalists to host the Great Exhibition of the North. Blackpool Council, Marketing Lancashire..

College teams-up with Living Ventures for Chef Academy

collage3 THE City of Liverpool College has launched a Chef Academy in association with Knutsford-based restaurant and bar operator Living Ventures. The initiative..
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Stephensons teams-up with Hydes for pub supplies contract

STOCKPORT catering equipment supplier Stephensons has secured a contract with independent brewer and pub operator Hydes. The deal will see Stephensons supply..
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Review: Sunday lunch at the Town Green Brasserie

Food blogger Natasha Dervis (@SaucingAround) from national online restaurant guide Sugarvine visits the Seafood Pub Company’s Town Green Brasserie in the village of Aughton near…..
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Sugarvine gearing-up for launch of ‘radically changed’ web site

BLACKPOOL based national online dining guide Sugarvine has started work on its new web site which is due to launch in late..

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