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Leading hotel chef relishing chance to rule kitchen roost

Leading hotel chef relishing chance to rule kitchen roost

The new executive chef of one of the country’s top hotels and Michelin star restaurants has described how she is looking forward to putting her stamp on its kitchen and inspiring her brigade to even greater achievements. Lisa Goodwin-Allen, who has worked at Northcote in Lancashire for more than 17 years, was recently promoted to the top

New culinary director at The Stafford London given remit to launch future restaurant projects

The Stafford London has announced the appointment of Ben Tish as culinary director, overseeing the entire food offering, including The Game Bird restaurant, the celebrated American Bar, Wine Cellars, private dining, suites and in-room dining.   Tish (left) joins from his previous role as c hef director of Salt Yard Group, launching the renowned Soho sites

Vivek Singh explains why bigger isn’t always better when it comes to kitchens

Vivek Singh is one of the most renowned modern Indian chefs in the country, with a collection of leading London restaurants to his name, including The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen, Cinnamon Soho and Cinnamon Bazaar. At this year’s Commercial Kitchen Show, he gave a frank account of how his attitude towards kitchen design is shaped

Tim Allen named executive director of F&B at burgeoning property group

Celebrated chef and Great British Menu contender Tim Allen has been appointed executive director of food and beverage at Select Property Group as the group readies for expansion. The announcement comes as the company elevates its focus on the food and beverage industry with the group looking to open its first joint venture restaurant with Allen

Jamie Oliver won’t shut any more restaurants now ‘problem sites’ have closed

Jamie Oliver has said he is not planning to shut any more restaurants following the decision to axe six “problem sites” from his portfolio at the start of this year. The TV chef hit the headlines back in January when he closed half a dozen restaurants from his Jamie’s Italian group, blaming Brexit cost pressures

10 champions selected in battle for National Chef of the Year

After four intensive heats, the Craft Guild of Chefs has today named the ten chefs who will battle for The National Chef of the Year title at The Restaurant Show in October. The names have been revealed after four tough heats involving 41 chef competitors and 20 judges. Young National Chef of the Year 2013

TGI Friday’s slapped with £60k fine after chef is scorched by hot oil

TGI Friday’s has been fined £60,000 after an incident in a kitchen which left a chef burnt with hot oil. A chef at the Trafford Centre branch of the brand had been moving a pan of hot oil with another member of staff when they lost their grip. The chef was then burnt by the