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Britannia Hotels cops £265k fine over string of kitchen failures

Britannia Hotels cops £265k fine over string of kitchen failures

Britannia Hotels has copped a fine of £265,000 for food safety breaches in the kitchen and catering areas of The Adelphi in Liverpool.   The operator of the iconic Merseyside hotel pleaded guilty to seven breaches of food safety and hygiene regulations last week. Liverpool City Council health officials carried out three food hygiene inspections

The Beachside Barbecue, St Brides Spa Hotel

Welsh hotel selects solid fuel cooking platform to front refurbished restaurant

A coastal hotel in Wales is hoping its investment in a Mibrasa charcoal oven for a new ‘beachside barbeque’ concept will bolster foodservice revenues this summer. Saundersfoot-based St Brides Spa Hotel has installed the solid fuel oven in its eatery, The Beachside Barbecue, after owner Andrew Evans went in search of the perfect cooking platform for the site’s refurbished

John King, executive chef

Hotel group appoints respected kitchen chief as first ever executive chef

Lifestyle hotel brand Pentahotels has appointed its first ever executive chef in the shape of John King. He is tasked with creating a globally adaptable dining concept that fits the brand’s philosophy. The company currently operates 27 hotels across seven countries over two continents. King is a long-standing member of the company having joined the

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Britannia hotel chain faces trial over food safety allegations

Hotel chain Britannia faces a five-day trial over allegations that its Liverpool Adelphi hotel breached food safety laws. The company, which denies the accusations, will face the trial in June after it was adjourned earlier this week by district judge Andrew Shaw. According to the Liverpool Echo, the 400-bedroom is alleged to have contravened legislation

Feast food delivery

Hotels offered solution to late-night room service without opening their kitchens

Food delivery start-up Feast is working in partnership with 24-hour restaurants in London to provide guests with a new concept in-room service. The company aims to provide hotels with good quality late night room service throughout the night, without the need to open their kitchens. The start-up, founded a year ago by TV news reader

Sanctum Soho Hotel

CORRECTION: Sanctum Soho Hotel

In a Foodservice Equipment Journal article published on 5 July about a hygiene inspection at London’s Sanctum Soho Hotel, it was wrongly suggested that the hotel was temporarily shut down by a Westminster City Council Environmental Officer. We would like to make it clear that at no stage whatsoever was the hotel required to close

Marriott Hotel

Water-saving kitchen earns Marriott Heathrow green hotelier title

The London Heathrow Marriott Hotel has been announced as the European winner of the prestigious ‘Green Hotelier Award 2016’, thanks in no small part to its investment in warewashing equipment. Beating competition from a variety of hotel companies, the property was judged the greenest hotel in Europe for innovating and investing in new technology to

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Hilton specs Ambach for high-performance kitchen mission

High-end cooking manufacturer Ambach has come up trumps for Hilton by installing no fewer than 24 of its products at one of the chain’s top properties in the UK. The Ali Group brand’s kit was specified for major work that was carried out at the Hilton Bournemouth, which recently undertook a fit-out of its main