The Restaurant Group has raised £57m through a share placing aimed to provide the company with “sufficient” liquidity to continue to operate through the coronavirus crisis. In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the group, which is behind household names including Wagamama and Frankie and Benny’s, issued a “pessimistic scenario for the current financial year”, which […]
Foodservice pricing reached its lowest point for 12 months in February with most food and beverage categories showing no or minimal year-on-year inflation. But with the Covid-19 pandemic causing major disruption to global supply chains and prompting shutdowns of some industries and consumer sectors, it is likely that pricing will be volatile in the coming […]
Government grants are not being delivered quickly enough to businesses that have seen their revenue decimated by Covid-19. Trade bodies representing the hospitality industry have said there is danger more jobs will be lost if grants are not received quickly and extended to those businesses with a rateable value above £51,000, who currently are being […]
With the hospitality industry taking a massive hit with the Coronavirus pandemic putting countries around the world into lockdown, Dorset-based Broadview Shading Solutions has revealed that some restaurants and cafés are taking advantage of the quiet time to improve their establishments ready for the Summer season.
It was a winning silver for chef’s Saurav Nath and Anup Nangwal from JKS Restaurant, who were crowned Tilda Chef Team of the Year, at the prestigious Salon Culinaire. In association with the Craft Guild of Chefs, the new 2020 champions impressed the judges with their wild mushroom and tofu biriyani with a cucumber, mango […]
Fresh food supplier Bidfresh is adding direct-to-consumer home delivery services from its depots around the UK in response to the national measures introduced to address the coronavirus outbreak. The public will be able to order meat, fish and seafood, fruit and veg, dairy and a range of other products. The free delivery service will operate […]
HIZONE puts the chef at the centre of attention by providing them, and their team, with the perfect professional environment. The range bridges the gap between front and back of house, creating a theatre kitchen which becomes the heart of the restaurant. Created by world renowned designer Antonio Citterio, in partnership with an Italian refrigeration […]
Pubs rally to support communities in pandemic The nation’s 12-week lockdown could cost charities and grassroots sports an estimated £35 million in funds raised by pubs, according to PubAid, the group dedicated to promoting pubs as a force for good in their communities. However, hundreds of pubs, who have seen a drastic fall in trade […]