Tag Archives: Hotels

Care home group to put all its 45 chefs through five-star hotel kitchen training

Professional chefs at a South Coast care home provider have begun receiving added training at one of the UK’s top hotels so they can continue to delight their residents.  Under a new partnership, 12 chefs from Colten Care – which runs 20 homes – enjoyed a day of bespoke sessions in The Kitchen cookery school

Whitbread takes on more ‘Hub’ projects for Premier Inn brand

Whitbread, the owner of Premier Inn, has secured planning permission for a 294-bedroom ‘hub by Premier Inn’ hotel in between Marylebone and Paddington stations. It is one of seven sites that are now in the planning or construction stages. Granted by LB Westminster, the decision unlocks a major redevelopment of a site that Whitbread purchased freehold

Businessman to ‘give away’ his football-themed hotel if England win World Cup

Lawrence Kenwright, chairman of hotel group Signature Living, has vowed to give his hotel away for the evening and a free bar in one of his restaurants if England win the World Cup. Hotel boss Kenwright, who runs a string of properties in Liverpool, Cardiff, Preston and Belfast and is the co-owner of the renowned

Hotel group picks its man to fill first ever director of food & beverage role

Hand Picked Hotels has appointed Graeme Nesbitt as director of food & beverage in a newly-created role within the senior management team. Nesbitt will provide strategic leadership and oversee all food and beverage operations across the country house hotel group, which includes 20 restaurants, many of which have either 2 or 3 AA Rosettes and

Ex-Caffe Nero food chief hired to spearhead hotel group’s renewed kitchen push

The former head of international food for Caffé Nero has joined hotel group GLH with a remit to transform its F&B offering. Marco Zacharia, who joins as food and beverage director, is tasked with evolving the hotel group’s culinary offering to focus on delivering consistently compelling dishes across the hotel group’s five individual brands and

EXCLUSIVE: Hilton profits from ‘Ripple effect’ as specialist kit packs a punch with punters

A Wifi-enabled countertop device that prints beautiful high-resolution images and messages directly onto any foam-topped drink is providing operators with a completely new way to interact and engage with customers. Hilton London Tower Bridge, in the shadow of The Shard, is among the big names to have spotted its potential. FEJ headed over to find

Hilton makes innovative beverage system a talking point with customers

The first Hilton in the UK to install a machine that prints high-resolution graphics onto foam-topped drinks believes the uniqueness of the concept can only enhance its F&B proposition. Hilton London Tower Bridge has captured the imagination of customers drinking in its popular TwoRuba bar and restaurant by using a Ripple Maker to emboss text