Michel Roux

Roux Scholarship 2018 opens for entries

Could you be the 2018 Roux Scholar?

By Sophie Witts

The Roux family have launched their search for the 35th Roux Scholar, with three female chefs joining the 2018 judging team.

The top 5 stories in hospitality – 12/12-16/12

The top 5 stories in hospitality – 12/12-16/12

By Hannah Thompson

From service charge controversy at Le Gavroche, and Gary Usher's crowdfunding, to a £403m deal for Punch pubs, we round up the industry's biggest stories this week

Michel Roux Jr scraps tipping at Le Gavroche

Michel Roux Jr scraps tipping at Le Gavroche

By Hannah Thompson

Michel Roux Jr, owner with his family of the two Michelin-starred Le Gavroche restaurant in London’s Mayfair, is to scrap tipping in favour of including a service charge on all bills.

Julien Richard wins 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire

Julien Richard wins 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire

By Hannah Thompson

Chef Julien Richard from Hotel Bendor in Les Iles Paul Ricard in France has won the 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire International contest, whose judging panel included Michel Roux Jr from Le Gavroche and Amandine Chaignot from the Rosewood Hotel in...

Kricket founders Will Bowlby (L) and Rick Campbell (R)

Kricket to open in Soho in 2016

By Sophie Witts

Kricket – the tiny Indian restaurant based in a Brixton shipping container – is to open its first bricks and mortar site later this year.

Roux Scholarship 2016 opens for entries

Roux Scholarship 2016 opens for entries

By Emma Eversham

The Roux Scholarship 2016 has opened for entries with the news that Michel Roux Jr and Alain Roux are to take over from their fathers as the competition's joint chairmen

New Albert and Michel Roux Jr restaurants

Albert and Michel Roux Jr plan two more UK restaurants

By Emma Eversham

The Roux family is planning to open another two businesses in the UK in the next few years, a charcuterie, restaurant and deli in a town close to Stratford-upon-Avon and a restaurant in Essex.

The Roux Scholarship culinary competition is now in its 30th year

Roux Scholarship 2013 open for entries

By Luke Nicholls

The 30th annual Roux Scholarship competition has opened for entries, giving young UK-based chefs the opportunity to win a career-changing stage at a three-Michelin-starred restaurant anywhere in the world.

Michelin-starred chef Alain Roux on life at The Waterside Inn

Alain Roux on three Michelin stars: Things are never for life

By Peter Ruddick

Alain Roux took over as chef patron of Bray's The Waterside Inn in 2002 and as the restaurant nears its fortieth birthday BigHospitality caught up with him to talk about the pressure of holding three Michelin stars and his passion for nurturing talent.

Roux family behind the scenes in new TV show

Roux family behind the scenes in new TV show

By Peter Ruddick

The legacy of the Roux family is to be explored in a new series for UKTV channel Good Food which will feature behind the scenes footage with the Roux brothers, Michel Jr and Alain from The Waterside Inn, Le Gavroche and the Roux Scholarship competition.

Michel Roux Jr will be among the 2012 Roux Scholarship judges

Roux Scholarship 2012 now open for entries

By Luke Nicholls

The 2012 Roux Scholarship competition is now open for chefs to win a career-changing opportunity to work in a three-Michelin-starred restaurant anywhere in the world.

Service standards: How to raise the profile of front-of-house

Service standards: How to raise the profile of front-of-house

By Lorraine Heller

Michel Roux’s Service TV programme has put front-of-house on the map, but how can the hospitality sector sustain this momentum? BigHospitality takes a look at steps that can be taken to help raise the profile of a career in service.

AFWS training scheme follows Michel Roux TV show

AFWS training scheme follows Michel Roux TV show

By Lorraine Heller

The Academy of Food and Wine Service has launched a training framework that it hopes will continue the momentum created by the BBC2 series Michel Roux's Service, which aimed to raise the profile of front-of-house careers.

Pearls of Wisdom: Michel Roux Jr

Pearls of Wisdom: Michel Roux Jr

By Becky Paskin

The celebrity chef and owner of Le Gavroche recently opened Roux at the Landau with father Albert, following the launch of Roux at Parliament Square earlier this year. He made his TV mark on BBC’s Masterchef: The Professionals in 2008, but is now fronting...

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