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Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include Soho House hitting back at claims it’s ‘worth zero’ and Heston Blumenthal calling for greater urgency in tackling fraud on Companies House.

Blasta Books is a new series of cookbooks that champion lesser known chefs

Book review: Blasta Books series

By Joe Lutrario

The latest series of little food books with big voices is on a mission to champion lesser-known voices in food.

What UK restaurants will get Michelin stars at the 2024 Michelin star revelation ceremony for Great Britain & Ireland?

The Lowdown: Michelin 2024

By James McAllister

The eyes of the restaurant world will be on Manchester come Monday night as the little red book reveals its latest tranche of stars and awards.

What chopping boards should professional chefs use?

The Lowdown: No Mise En Plastic

By Joe Lutrario

A campaign has been launched to stop chefs using plastic chopping boards amid concern over microplastic deposits in food.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include the announcement of this year's Top 50 Gastropubs list, Compass Group acquiring rival contract caterer CH&CO, and Resy's plan to close its UK business.

What's in store for casual dining sector in 2024?

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What's in store for casual dining in 2024?

By Stefan Chomka

Spin offs, overseas expansion, better loyalty schemes, and a boom in franchising are just some of the things we could see in the coming year.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include The Gentlemen Baristas calling in administrators, SMOKESTAK founder David Carter's next venture, and research revealing the cheapest and most expensive countries for Michelin-starred dining.

What do the Government's changes to Skilled Worker visas mean for restaurants

The Lowdown: changes to Skilled Worker visas

By Joe Lutrario

The Government has released important new information about its changes to a means of employing staff from abroad that has been a 'lifeline' for some parts of the hospitality industry.

Restaurant industry job moves January 2024 Emma Underwood and William Gleave

People on the move: January 2024

By Joe Lutrario

This month's round up of industry job moves include a new head chef for London Fields butcher-cum-restaurant Hill & Szrok and Emma Underwood swapping the Midland Grand for upcoming Holland Park restaurant Julie's.

Workforce management solutions for restaurants Workforce.com and Tevalis

Ask the Experts: Workforce management

By Restaurant

Everything you need to know about workforce management solutions, including integration, managing staff performance and keeping labour costs in check.

What does 2024 have in store for restaurants and pubs

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What does 2024 have in store?

By Restaurant

In partnership with leading wine company Boutinot, Restaurant gathered 10 operators together for a discussion about the challenges and opportunities for the year ahead.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include details on the Fallow trio's new London restaurant, BrewDog dropping its commitment to the Real Living Wage, and Wahaca returning to the expansion trail.

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

By Restaurant

What will the next 12 months bring for the restaurant sector? No one really knows, but we’ve had a stab at making some predictions anyway. Here’s what we think 2024 has in store.

What deals are restaurant offering in January 2024

The Lowdown: Restaurant January sales

By Joe Lutrario

The January sales are not just for the retail sector, with restaurants getting in on the act as the battle for customers intensifies.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

The first week of 2024 was tough for the sector with several high-profile restaurants closing their doors amid insurmountable cost pressures, and data showing a decline in consumer spend.

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