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Food critic Grace Dent and Fred Sirieix to appear on the latest series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

The Lowdown: restaurant stars on reality TV

By James McAllister

Food critic Grace Dent and maitre d' turned TV presenter Fred Sirieix are heading into the jungle for the latest series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

Friday five: the week's top hospitality stories

Friday five: the week's top hospitality stories

By Joe Lutrario

This week's most read news stories include Jamie Oliver admitting the model of his now defunct Jamie's Italian chain was 'wrong from day one' and the impending closure of the Michelin-starred Pensons.

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 another new venture for Jeremy King, price hikes creating a new tier of 'hyper-luxurious restaurants', and BrewDog calling time on its Hawkes taproom.

Jamie Oliver and Jeremy King are two restaurateurs with something to prove

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Down but never out: I salute the comeback kings

By Stefan Chomka

Jamie Oliver and Jeremy King are two high-profile restaurateurs who could have called time on the sector after suffering setbacks, but both are back with something to prove.

Choosing a tipping system for restaurants

Ask the Experts: tipping

By Restaurant

Everything you need to know about tipping, including what the Employment (Allocation of Tips) Act means for your business and the pros and cons of using tronc.

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 Byron's estate falling to single figures, Simon Attridge joining Claridge’s as culinary director, and Ashley Palmer-Watts being named as co-founder of The Devonshire.

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 Michael O’Hare’s plans to relaunch The Man Behind The Curtain as Psycho Sandbar, Charlie Sims and Honey Spencer's latest venture, and Big Mamma's first restaurant in Italy.

No-shows in hospitality double in a year

No-shows in hospitality double in a year

By James McAllister

The number of consumers not showing up for their reservations in pubs, bars and restaurants has doubled since September last year, according to research from Zonal and CGA by NIQ.

BrewDog joins Tesco Clubcard scheme

BrewDog joins Tesco Clubcard scheme

By Restaurant

BrewDog has become a reward partner for Tesco Clubcard, allowing shopper to use their points for pints at the majority of its bars across the UK.

Choosing an ordering system for restaurants

Ask the Experts: ordering systems

By Restaurant

Everything you need to know about ordering technology, including the benefits of digital menu, demand pricing and how the pandemic shook up the space.

Friday five: the week's top stories

Friday five: the week's top stories

By Restaurant

The purchase of The Restaurant Group by Apollo Funds, and former The Fat Duck chef Ashley Palmer-Watts' return to the kitchens are among this week's most read hospitality stories.

James Martin launches frozen potato range for chefs

The Lowdown: chef potato wars

By Joe Lutrario

James Martin has put his spuds on the line with a new range of potato products aimed at chefs.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include Harrods' plan to overhaul its fourth floor restaurant portfolio, the first London site for Danny Trejo’s taco brand, and Merlin Labron-Johnson’s new Kickstarter campaign.

Because Everyone Needs a Little TLC campaign

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Because Everyone Needs a Little TLC

By Licensed Trade Charity

250,000 industry professionals need support at any one time. If you’re struggling, Speak to the Licensed Trade Charity… Because Everyone Needs a Little TLC.