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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.

What happened to the UK restaurant sector in 2023

2023: Review of the year in restaurants

By James McAllister

While operators big and small grappled with the impact of inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, 2023 also saw both investment and a degree of optimism return to the restaurant sector.

Friday five: the week's most read stories

Friday five: the week's most read stories

By Restaurant

MasterChef The Professionals winner Tom Hamblet's residences, the departure of Nathan Davies from SY23, and the relaunch of Knightsbridge stalwart Sale e Pepe were among this week's most read hospitality stories.

Restaurant groups see solid November sales ahead of crucial Christmas trading

Restaurant groups see 'solid' November sales

By James McAllister

Britain’s leading hospitality groups achieved year-on-year sales growth of 4.0% in November, the new CGA RSM Hospitality Business Tracker reveals.

How to improve restaurant delivery offers with online order management systems

Ask the experts: delivery

By Restaurant

Everything you need to know about managing online orders, including integration, how the pandemic changed the delivery game and the new tech coming down the track.

Friday five: the week's top hospitality stories

Friday five: the week's top hospitality stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include reaction to the Government's new immigration plans, the UK’s 'largest' kebab house arriving in London, and the date for Michelin's 2024 star revelation ceremony.

Everything you need to know about McDonald's new spin off brand CosMc's

The Lowdown: CosMc’s

By Restaurant

McDonald’s is launching a spin-off brand that appears to have Starbucks and its ilk in its cross-hairs.

What to buy chefs for Christmas gift guide

The Christmas gift guide for chefs

By Joe Lutrario

Looking to treat the chef in your life this festive season? Here are nine gifts they'll be very happy to find under the tree on Christmas morning.

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